Land Areas Report as of September 1997

Table 21 - National Forest Lands - Annual Acreage

(1891--1997)

Total NF Total NF

Year Forests Acreage Year Forests Acreage

1891** 1 1,239,000 1925 159 158,395,056

92** 6 3,254,000 26 160 158,759,210

93** 15 13,417,000 27 159 158,800,424

94** 17 17,928,000 28 151 159,480,856

29 150 159,750,520

1895** 17 17,928,000 1930 149 160,090,817

96** 17 17,928,000 31 151 160,787,687

97** 29 39,103,000 32 148 161,360,691

98** 31 40,866,000 33 148 162,009,145

99** 37 46,168,000 34 145 162,591,124

1900** 38 46,515,000 1935 142 163,310,002

01** 41 46,324,000 36 147 165,978,691

02** 54 51,896,000 37 157 171,403,306

03** 53 63,211,000 38 158 172,451,394

04** 59 62,611,000 39 158 173,225,983

1905** 83 75,352,000 1940 160 174,769,543

06 106 94,159,000 41 160 175,763,793

07 159 132,732,000 42 160 176,593,251

08 165 147,820,000 43 160 176,925,027

09 150 172,230,000 44 158 177,422,436

1910 149 168,029,000 1945 155 177,641,903

11 153 168,165,000 46 152 177,768,552

12 163 165,027,000 47 153 178,165,104

13 163 165,516,518 48 152 178,595,882

14 163 163,848,524 49 152 179,339,893

1915 162 162,773,280 1950 151 179,685,328

16 153 155,399,809 51 151 179,947,794

17 152 155,166,619 52 153 180,168,800

18 151 155,374,602 53 153 180,386,928

19 151 153,933,460 54 152 180,358,491

1920 152 156,032,053 1955 149 180,302,398

21 149 156,666,045 56 149 180,354,267

22 148 156,837,282 57 149 180,335,417

23 146 157,236,807 58 148 180,378,544

24 146 157,502,793 59 148 180,468,001

1960 151 180,843,513 1980 155 183,060,464

61 154 181,050,808 81 155 186,441,602

62 154 181,635,371 82 155 186,559,221

63 154 181,974,887 83 155 186,531,949

64 154 182,078,340 84 156 186,383,802

1965 154 182,138,750 1985 156 186,315,499

66 154 182,272,997 86 156 186,463,004

67 154 182,507,377 87 156 186,454,781

68 154 182,615,576 88 156 186,245,659

69 154 182,340,141 89 156 186,905,252

1970 154 182,571,102 1990 156 187,083,200

71 154 182,578,296 91 156 186,996,286

72 155 182,773,942 92 156 187,114,116

73 155 183,014,294 93 155 187,226,244

74 155 182,045,476 94 155 187,269,551

1975 155 183,280,072 1995 155 187,239,503

76 154 183,380,761 96 155 187,281,319

77 154 183,447,427 97 155 187,419,277

78 154 183,554,842

79 154 183,186,893