©

Forestville trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Forestville

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.HistoryThe 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.Notable people George Abbott, Broadway producer and playwright, was born in Forestville on June 25, 1887. A New York State historical marker honoring Abbott was placed on Main Street and unveiled by the Hanover Historian Vincent P. Martonis on June 25, 2008. Edgar Anderson, botanist Cyrus D. Angell, major landowner in Forestville and surrounding area in the 19th century; noted for developing the Belt Theory of oil discovery, that oil existed in "belts" akin to underground rivers, giving rise to the practice of "Yardstick Geology". A number of local landmarks along Angell Road are named after Cyrus D. Angell. William J. Colvill, Union colonel in the American Civil War who led the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry in the Battle of Gettysburg, former Minnesota Attorney General and US congressman from Minnesota Les Dye, former NFL player
Plan your vacation with our United States trip itinerary maker and discover the best things to do in Forestville.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Forestville

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Places to visit with Forestville

New York City Best for: Museums, Nightlife, Shopping Niagara Falls Best for: Nature, Casinos, Zoos & Aquariums Brooklyn Best for: Parks, Historic Sites, Museums Bronx Best for: Zoos & Aquariums, Parks, Nature Rochester Best for: Childrens Museums, Museums, Nightlife

Where to stay in Forestville

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Forestville

5 days in Chautauqua County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Forestville BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Chautauqua County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Chautauqua County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Chautauqua County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Chautauqua County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Chautauqua County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Chautauqua County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Chautauqua County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Chautauqua County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Chautauqua County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Chautauqua County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans