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Forest Hill, Tennessee
(Giles County)

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Welcome to Forest Hill ...

So far, we have found very little information about Forest Hill. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Forest Hill to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Forest Hill, please Contact Us.

Forest Hill would have been located within present day Giles County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Forest Hill is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Forest Hill was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Forest Hill and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Forest Hill would have been located in the (931) area code.

Communities near Forest Hill ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Forest Hill and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Cornersville   [Map]   1,243   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jonesboro - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   11,600   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mount Pleasant   [Map]   4,853   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
New Prospect   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Olivet   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Forest Hill.

Communities Also Named Forest Hill ...

While we believe that this Forest Hill is located in Giles County, we know of another 5 Tennessee communities named Forest Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: Blount, Cocke, Cumberland, Humphreys and Shelby County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 47 communities that are also named Forest Hill - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Brunswick, New Jersey (3), North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Texas (5), Virginia (4) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Forest Hill.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Forest Hill. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Forest Hill. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Forest Hill.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Forest Hill:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Forest Hill no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Giles County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Giles County: www.gilescounty-tn.us/

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Forest Hill, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forest Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Forest Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Forest Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3215, Longitude: -86.9711     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Forest Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Forest Hill.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Forest Hill.