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1890 Communities Near Forestdale ...

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 Forestdale in the Atlas, the following communities of the 1890's would have been found near the current location of Forestdale.

Boyce   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the South (S) from Forestdale
 - Boyce had railroad service and no post office
 
Chattanooga   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Forestdale
 - 1895 population of 29,100 people (with 180,557 people in 2018)
 - Chattanooga had a post office and railroad service
 
Daisy   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Forestdale
 - 1895 population of 370 people
 - Daisy had a post office and railroad service
 
East Chattanooga   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) from Forestdale
 - East Chattanooga had a post office and railroad service
 
Fairmount   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Forestdale
 - Fairmount had a post office and no railroad service
 
Falling Water   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Forestdale
 - Falling Water had a post office and no railroad service
 
Graysville (GA)   (Catoosa County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Forestdale
 - 1895 population of 306 people
 - Graysville had a post office and railroad service
 
Harrison   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Forestdale
 - 1895 population of 206 people
 - Harrison had a post office and no railroad service
 
Hixson   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Forestdale
 - Hixson had railroad service and no post office
 
Igous Ferry   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Forestdale
 - Igous Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
 
Jersey   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Forestdale
 - Jersey had a post office and railroad service
 
Kings Point   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Forestdale
 - Kings Point had a post office and railroad service
 
Lookout Mountain   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Forestdale
 - 1895 population of 66 people (with 1,866 people in 2018)
 - Lookout Mountain had a post office and railroad service
 
Melville   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Forestdale
 - Melville had railroad service and no post office
 
Ooltewah   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Forestdale
 - 1895 population of 233 people (with 687 people in 2010)
 - Ooltewah had a post office and railroad service
 
Orchard Knob   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Forestdale
 - Orchard Knob had a post office and no railroad service
 
Red Bank   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Forestdale
 - Red Bank had a post office and no railroad service
 
Ridgedale   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Forestdale
 - 1895 population of 1,254 people
 - Ridgedale had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rossville (GA)   (Walker County (GA))       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) from Forestdale
 - Rossville had a post office and railroad service
 
Saint Elmo   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Forestdale
 - 1895 population of 2,577 people
 - Saint Elmo had a post office and no railroad service
 
Snow Hill   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Forestdale
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - Snow Hill had a post office and no railroad service
 
Soddy   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Forestdale
 - 1895 population of 1,173 people
 - Soddy had a post office and no railroad service
 
Stanley   (Marion County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) from Forestdale
 - Stanley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tyner   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Forestdale
 - 1895 population of 27 people
 - Tyner had a post office and railroad service
 
Wauhatchie   (Hamilton County)       [Map]  
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Forestdale
 - 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 Forestdale, 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Forestdale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forestdale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forestdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1315, Longitude: -85.2652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Forestdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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