Shelby Forest, Tennessee

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Shelby Forest is an unincorporated community in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States. The area is located roughly twelve miles north of Downtown Memphis, just west of the Frayser area and eight miles (13 km) south of Millington. The area includes the former communities of Benjestown, Locke, Cuba, and Woodstock each previously maintaining their own post office.

Education[edit]

The Shelby Forest community is serviced by Shelby County Schools, including Millington High School.

Recreation[edit]

Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park is adjacent to the community and provides many activities. Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park covers 13,467 acres (54.50 km2) and is the most visited state park in Tennessee.[1] It also meets up with the Mississippi River, and has a loading dock for boats.

Notable residents[edit]

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Coordinates: 35°16′48″N 90°03′14″W / 35.280°N 90.054°W / 35.280; -90.054