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Welcome to Forest ...

Forest is located in Bedford County.

The location of Forest has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Forest is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Forest ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Forest: This one is located in Bedford County and the other is located in Goochland County.

Beyond Virginia, 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), Texas (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.

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    • Lynchburg [Lynchburg City]

      • Lynchburg [Lynchburg City] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Forest
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynchburg
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    • Bedford [Bedford City]

      • Bedford [Bedford City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Forest
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bedford
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    • Altavista [Campbell County]

      • Altavista [Campbell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Forest
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    • Amherst [Amherst County]

      • Amherst [Amherst County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Forest
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
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    • Hurt [Pittsylvania County]

      • Hurt [Pittsylvania County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Forest
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurt
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    • Woodbine Village [Lynchburg City]

      • Woodbine Village [Lynchburg City] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Forest
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbine Village
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    • Boonsboro [Bedford County]

      • Boonsboro [Bedford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Forest
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boonsboro
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    • Lowry [Bedford County]

      • Lowry [Bedford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Forest
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    • Lavino Village [Lynchburg City]

      • Lavino Village [Lynchburg City] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Forest
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lavino Village
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    • Madison Heights [Amherst County]

      • Madison Heights [Amherst County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Forest
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison Heights
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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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Forest, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Forest.

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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 Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forest - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forest) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Forest

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3638, Longitude: -79.2897       In this case, the coordinates for Forest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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