Forbush, North Carolina

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Unincorporated community
Forbush is located in North Carolina
Location within the state of North Carolina
Coordinates: 36°11′52″N 80°34′27″W / 36.19778°N 80.57417°W / 36.19778; -80.57417Coordinates: 36°11′52″N 80°34′27″W / 36.19778°N 80.57417°W / 36.19778; -80.57417
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Yadkin
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

Forbush is an unincorporated community in central Yadkin County, North Carolina, United States. The community is named for George Forbush, one of the earliest European settlers in Northwestern North Carolina. Forbush, who moved south from Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia, settled on the west bank of the Yadkin River about two miles north of Shallow Ford in 1748.[1]

The community shares its name with the Forbush Township.


  1. ^ An Illustrated History of Yadkin County, 1850-1980, by William E. Rutledge Jr., Page 7