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Forest Hill, West Virginia

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The location of Forest Hill

Welcome to Forest Hill ...

Forest Hill is located in Summers County.

Forest Hill is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Telephone area codes for Forest Hill: (304) and (681)<2>

The ZIP code for Forest Hill: 24935<3>

Communities near Forest Hill ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,960   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Pembroke (VA)   [Map]   1,088   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Rich Creek (VA)   [Map]   747   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Athens   [Map]   921   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Forest Hill.

Communities Also Named Forest Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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), Texas (5) and Virginia (4).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Forest Hill. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Forest Hill.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Summers County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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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 community (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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Forest Hill) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Forest Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5702, Longitude: -80.7894     [Map].

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<5>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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