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Forest Park
Clayton County, Georgia


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Statistics & Facts

The Georgia state capital is Atlanta.
The population of Forest Park is approximately 16,925 (1990), 18468 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,993 (1990), 6034 (2010).
The amount of land area in Forest Park is 22.259 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.065 sq kilometers.
The distance from Forest Park to Washington DC is 562 miles.
The distance to the Georgia state capital is 10 miles. (as the crow flies)
Forest Park is positioned 33.61 degrees north of the equator and 84.35 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Back around the time that the railroad was put in through the heart of Forest Park, all of the trees were cut down. The town was then named "Stumpsville" and it stuck for years. Later, the name "Forest Park" was given to the city.
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