Forrest City, city (1990 pop. 13,364), seat of St. Francis co., E central Ark., at the foot of Crowley's Ridge; inc. 1871. It is a rail and trade center in an agricultural (cotton, rice, vegetables, peaches) area. There is also diversified manufacturing.
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