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(Fond du Lac County)

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Welcome to Forest ...

The Town of Forest is located in Fond du Lac County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Forest has a population of 1,076 people<3> (see below for details).

Forest is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Forest: (920) & (274)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Forest had an population of 1,076 people. This is a decrease of 0.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Forest had a population of 1,080 people. This makes Forest the county's 20th most populous community.

The population of Forest represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 815th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,080 people, the population of Forest decreased 2.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,108 people).

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

Communities Also Named Forest ...

While we believe that this Forest is located in Fond du Lac County, we know of another 3 Wisconsin communities named Forest. Those communities are located in the following counties: Richland, Saint Croix and Vernon County.

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.

  • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fond du Lac
    • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Forest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,178 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fond du Lac
  • Plymouth [Sheboygan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
    • Plymouth [Sheboygan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Forest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,737 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
  • North Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Fond du Lac
    • North Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Forest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,059 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Fond du Lac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Fond du Lac
  • Taycheedah [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taycheedah
    • Taycheedah [Fond du Lac County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Forest
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,565 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taycheedah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taycheedah
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kewaskum [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kewaskum
      • Kewaskum [Fond du Lac County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,296 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kewaskum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kewaskum
    • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fond du Lac
      • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fond du Lac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fond du Lac
    • Chilton [Calumet County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chilton
      • Chilton [Calumet County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,868 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chilton
    • Kiel [Manitowoc County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiel
      • Kiel [Manitowoc County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,799 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiel
    • Farmington [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington
      • Farmington [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,766 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
    • Plymouth [Sheboygan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Sheboygan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Forest
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,182 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Fond du Lac County

About Wisconsin

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 Fond du Lac County: www.co.fond-du-lac.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Fond du Lac, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Forest.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forest - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ForestOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7686, Longitude: -88.2259       In this case, the coordinates for Forest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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