Forney is a city in Kaufman County, Texas, United States and has been named by the Texas legislature as the “Antique Capital of Texas”. The population was 14,661 at the 2010 census. The city is approximately four miles southeast of Lake Ray Hubbard, which was formerly known as Forney Lake.
The Forney Independent School District serves the city, Talty, an annex of Mesquite, and part of the community of Heartland. The city is served by several elementary schools, Warren Middle School, Brown Middle School, Forney High School, and North Forney High School. In 2010, the district received an academic rating of “Exemplary” based on the test results of the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS). The district also has an eBook program, where students in high school, middle school, and elementary school beginning in the fifth grade are provided with a laptop for schoolwork.