A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Forest ...
Forest is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).
Forest is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Forest lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Communities Also Named Forest ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Texas communities named Forest: This one is located in Cherokee County and the other is located in Galveston County.
Beyond Texas, there are 32 communities that are also named Forest - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (3), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Forest.
Communities near Forest ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Forest.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Forest.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Forest. 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.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Forest. See our Newspapers Page for Forest.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forest ...
Looking for more information about Forest? 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, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Forest.
Adding Forest to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Forest in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Forest was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Forest on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Forest on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Forest. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 09 Aug 2022