Forest Hill, TX (Upshur County)

By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: January 1, 1995

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.

Doyal T. Loyd, History of Upshur County (Waco: Texian Press, 1987).


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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Christopher Long, “Forest Hill, TX (Upshur County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 28, 2021,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

January 1, 1995