Forest Hill

Forest Hill, a farming community on the old Cherokee Trace just south of Farm Road 2088 and six miles northwest of Gilmer in northern Upshur County, was probably established before 1900. A school began operating there around 1900 and was later consolidated with that of Union Hill. By the mid-1930s Forest Hill was no longer shown on county highway maps.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Place type

Forest Hill is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.81775200
Longitude: -95.00124000

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated