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Forest Hill, Texas
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Welcome to Forest Hill ...

The city of Forest Hill is located in Tarrant County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Forest Hill has a population of 12,947 people<1> (see below for details).

Forest Hill is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Forest Hill: 76119<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Forest Hill had a population of 12,355 people. This makes Forest Hill the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Forest Hill represents 0.05% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 186th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,355 people, the population of Forest Hill decreased 4.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,949 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Forest Hill had an population of 12,947 people. This is an increase of 4.79% since the 2010 Census.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Forest Hill.

Communities near Forest Hill ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Forest Hill and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Arlington   [Map]   392,772   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bedford   [Map]   49,528   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Burleson   [Map]   45,016   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cedar Hill   [Map]   48,343   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Euless   [Map]   54,769   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fort Worth   [Map]   854,113   NW   8 miles [12.9 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 Tarrant County, we know of another 4 Texas communities named Forest Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: Harris, Lamar, Potter and Wood County.

Beyond Texas, 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, Tennessee (6), 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:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forest Hill ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Forest Hill, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Forest Hill.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Forest Hill. 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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Forest Hill. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Tarrant County: www.tarrantcounty.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<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>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Forest Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Forest Hill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Forest Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forest Hill) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Forest Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Forest Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6714, Longitude: -97.2682     [Map].

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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.