Forest City, California

Forest, California
Unincorporated community

Main Street in Forest
Forest, California
Forest, California
Location within the state of California

Coordinates: 39°29′29″N 120°51′11″W / 39.49139°N 120.85306°W / 39.49139; -120.85306Coordinates: 39°29′29″N 120°51′11″W / 39.49139°N 120.85306°W / 39.49139; -120.85306

Country United States
State California
County Sierra
Elevation 4,489 ft (1,368 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

Forest (also known as Forest City) is a small unincorporated community in Sierra County, California, United States. Today, the town is mostly abandoned, although its population swelled to thousands during the California Gold Rush. Today, old buildings still line Main Street, such as a general store, a dance hall, a school house, and a church. The town is located at 4,489 feet (1,368 m) in elevation. Rich Brooks, the former Kentucky Wildcats football head coach is a notable native of Forest, California.

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