Forest City, Indiana

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Forest City, Indiana
Forest City is located in Indiana
Forest City
Forest City
Forest City is located in the United States
Forest City
Forest City
Coordinates: 41°11′41″N 87°16′00″W / 41.19472°N 87.26667°W / 41.19472; -87.26667Coordinates: 41°11′41″N 87°16′00″W / 41.19472°N 87.26667°W / 41.19472; -87.26667
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyJasper
TownshipKeener
Elevation
653 ft (199 m)
ZIP code
46310
FIPS code18-23950[1]
GNIS feature ID434647[2]

Forest City is an unincorporated community in Keener Township, Jasper County, Indiana. It was named for the native forest at the town site.[3]

Geography[edit]

Forest City is located at 41°11′41″N 87°16′00″W / 41.19472°N 87.26667°W / 41.19472; -87.26667.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Forest City, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-17.
  3. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 135. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. ...was so named because of the abundance of wild, uncultivated land and forest...