Place:Forrest City, St. Francis, Arkansas, United States


NameForrest City
Coordinates35.01°N 90.789°W
Located inSt. Francis, Arkansas, United States
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Forrest City is a city in St. Francis County, Arkansas, United States, and the county seat. It was named for General Nathan Bedford Forrest, who used the location as a campsite for a construction crew completing a railroad between Memphis and Little Rock, shortly after the Civil War. The population was 15,371 at the 2010 census, an increase from 14,774 in 2000. The city refers to itself as the "Jewel of the Delta".

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