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Welcome to Forest Glen ...

Forest Glen is located in James City County<1>.


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


A typical abbreviation for Forest Glen: Forest Gln.

Forest Glen is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Forest Glen lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Forest Glen is located in the (757) area code.

Communities Also Named Forest Glen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 17 communities that are also named Forest Glen - they are located in California, Connecticut, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New York (2), Nova Scotia (4), Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Utah.

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

Communities near Forest Glen ...

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

  • Williamsburg
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
  • West Point
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
    • West Point is located in King William County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,310 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point <4>
  • Claremont
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claremont
    • Claremont is located in Surry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
  • Surry
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Surry
    • Surry is located in Surry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surry <4>
  • Barlows Corner
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barlows Corner
    • Barlows Corner is located in York County
  • Jamestown
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
  • Scotland
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scotland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scotland
    • Scotland is located in Surry County
  • Clay Bank
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay Bank
    • Clay Bank is located in Gloucester County
  • Homewood
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
    • Homewood is located in Surry County
  • York View
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York View
    • York View is located in Gloucester 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 Glen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Forest Glen.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Forest Glen. 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 Glen.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forest Glen ...

Looking for more information about Forest Glen? 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 Glen, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Forest Glen.

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

The official website for James City County: www.james-city.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including James City, 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 Glen - 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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