Forest Park, Georgia

Forest Park: Village in Illinois


Forest Park is a village located in the county of Clayton in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,468 and a population density of 7,695 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 19,871 inhabitants.

The village was created 116 years ago in 1906.

Forest Park locator map
Location of Forest Park on Georgia map.

Quick Facts about Forest Park

Population : 19,871 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Clayton County
Different from : Park Forest, Illinois
Postal code : 60130
Phone Area Codes : 708
Area : 2.4 km2
Altitude : 988 feet / 301 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1907 (116 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 04:58:37 (11th December 2023)
Density : 8,280 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.06% (2010-2020)
Madison Street  Forest Park image
Madison Street Forest Park
Madison Street  Forest Park image


Forest Park is located at 33°37'19"N 84°22'9"W (33.6220500, -84.3690900).

Forest Park map


The population of Forest Park increased by 7.06% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,468 - census
2011 18,560 0.5% estimation process
2012 18,796 1.26% estimation process
2013 18,684 -0.6% estimation process
2014 18,801 0.62% estimation process
2015 19,185 2% estimation process
2016 19,590 2.07% estimation process
2017 19,783 0.98% estimation process
2018 20,049 1.33% estimation process
2019 20,020 -0.14% estimation process
2020 19,871 -0.75% estimation process

Forest Park zip code is 30297. County name: Clayton, County fips: 13063

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People born in Forest Park (7)

People born in Forest Park, including actress Laurel Cronin, actor Bill Idelson, baseball player Erv Lange, .


  • Pierre Walters (American football player) he was born in 25/03/1986
  • Peggy Fenton (American baseball player) she was born in 12/10/1927
  • Calvin Sutker (American lawyer and politician) he was born in 23/05/1923
  • Eddie Hoh (American musician) he was born in 16/10/1944

Schools in Forest Park

College & universities near Forest Park, GA

Code Name City ZIP
139311 Clayton State University Morrow (GA) 30260-0285

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Forest Park, GA

Code Name Address Type
ATL Peachtree Station 1688 Peachtree Street, NW RAIL
GNS Gainesville 116 Industrial Boulevard RAIL

Post offices near Forest Park

Post Office Name City ZIP
Forest Park Post Office Forest Park (GA) 30297

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Clayton County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Clayton County , GA.

City Name Population Title
Riverdale 15,516 City in Clayton County, Georgia, United States
Lovejoy 7,512 City in Clayton County, Georgia, United States
Irondale 7,446 Town in Alabama, United States
Morrow 7,338 City in Clayton County, Georgia, United States
Conley 6,228 Census-designated place (CDP) in DeKalb and Clayton County, Georgia, United States
Jonesboro 5,134 City in Clayton County, Georgia, United States
Lake City 2,829 City in Clayton County, Georgia, USA
Avalon 226 Town in Stephens County, Georgia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Forest Park distances to largest Georgia cities