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Welcome to Forest Heights ...

Forest Heights is located on the Gulf Coast.

Forest Heights is located in Orange County<1>.

The location of Forest Heights has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Forest Heights: Forest Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Forest Heights is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Forest Heights lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Forest Heights is within the boundaries of the (409) area code.

Communities Also Named Forest Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 16 communities that are also named Forest Heights - they are located in Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia (4), Illinois, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, Ontario, South Carolina (3) and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Forest Heights ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Forest Heights.

  • Orange
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Vidor
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vidor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidor
    • Vidor is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,310 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Vidor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vidor <4>
  • Bridge City
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridge City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridge City
    • Bridge City is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,810 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Bridge City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridge City <4>
  • Vinton
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
    • Vinton is located in Calcasieu Parish (LA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,211 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Vinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton <4>
  • West Orange
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Orange have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Orange
    • West Orange is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,168 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on West Orange
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Orange <4>
  • Pinehurst
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinehurst
    • Pinehurst is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,959 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Pinehurst
  • Pine Forest
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Forest
    • Pine Forest is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 516 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Pine Forest
  • Rose City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose City
    • Rose City is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 489 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Rose City
  • Deweyville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
  • Lemonville ‑ Historic
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemonville
    • Lemonville is located in Orange County

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Forest Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Forest Heights.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Forest Heights. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Forest Heights.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Forest Heights. See our Newspapers Page for Forest Heights.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forest Heights ...

Looking for more information about Forest Heights? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Forest Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Forest Heights.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Forest Heights. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Orange County: www.co.orange.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Orange, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forest Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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