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1890 Communities Near Forest Hills ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>

While we didn't find Forest Hills in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Forest Hills.

Boyce   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) from Forest Hills
 - Boyce had railroad service and no post office
 
Boynton (GA)   (Catoosa County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Forest Hills
 - Boynton had a post office and no railroad service
 
Chattanooga   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Forest Hills
 - 1895 population of 29,100 people (with 180,557 people in 2018)
 - Chattanooga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eagle Cliff (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Forest Hills
 - Eagle Cliff had a post office and railroad service
 
East Chattanooga   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) from Forest Hills
 - East Chattanooga had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairmount   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Forest Hills
 - Fairmount had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falling Water   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) from Forest Hills
 - Falling Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Flintstone (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Forest Hills
 - Flintstone had a post office and railroad service
 
Gerber (GA)   (Walker County (GA)) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Gerber was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Forest Hills
 - Gerber had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graysville (GA)   (Catoosa County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Forest Hills
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Graysville had a post office and railroad service
 
Harrison   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Forest Hills
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - Harrison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hixson   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Forest Hills
 - Hixson had railroad service and no post office
 
Jersey   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Forest Hills
 - Jersey had a post office and railroad service
 
Kings Point   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Forest Hills
 - Kings Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Lookout Mountain   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Forest Hills
 - 1895 population of 66 people (with 1,866 people in 2018)
 - Lookout Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Moons (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Forest Hills
 - Moons had railroad service and no post office
 
Ooltewah   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) from Forest Hills
 - 1895 population of 233 people (with 687 people in 2010)
 - Ooltewah had a post office and railroad service
 
Orchard Knob   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Forest Hills
 - Orchard Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Bank   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Forest Hills
 - Red Bank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ridgedale   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Forest Hills
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people
 - Ridgedale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rossville (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Forest Hills
 - Rossville had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Elmo   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Forest Hills
 - 1895 population of 2,577 people
 - Saint Elmo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanley   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Forest Hills
 - Stanley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tyner   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Forest Hills
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Tyner had a post office and railroad service
 
Wauhatchie   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Forest Hills
 - Wauhatchie had a post office and railroad service

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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 Hills, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Forest Hills. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forest Hills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0526, Longitude: -85.2355     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Forest Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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