The city of Forest is located in the county of Scott. The city covers a total area of 34 sq. km. Industries involved in food processing, manufacturing and aviation maintain a strong hold on the economy of Forest. Businesses involving baby accessories, supplies of beauty salon equipments, supplies of building materials, continental restaurants, computer renting and leasing, freight forwarding, food processing, automotive insurance, machines, party supplies and periodical publishing, enhance the business community of Forest.