Place:Forestville, Chautauqua, New York, United States

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NameForestville
Alt namesForrestvillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS36009466
TypeVillage
Coordinates42.472°N 79.174°W
Located inChautauqua, New York, United States
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Forestville is a village in Chautauqua County, New York, United States. The population was 697 at the 2010 census. The village is within the town of Hanover and in the northeast part of the county.

History

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The first settlers were the Tupper brothers in 1805. The community began in 1808 as "Walnut Falls". Also known as "Moore's Hills," the name was changed to "Forestville" in 1820. The village was incorporated in 1848.

The "Bell Tower" at the high school is the oldest standing brick structure in the north county. A barn or carriage house located at 27 Lodi Street is the oldest standing wooden structure in northern Chautauqua County.

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