Examples from the Web for foothills
Well, we had moved from Florida to the foothills of the Blue Ridge here (in North Carolina).The Final Roar: Paul Reid on Finishing William Manchester’s Life of Churchill|Kevin Canfield|November 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Her skeletal remains were found 12 days later in the foothills near Los Angeles.
She grew up in Carrollton, a small town in at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in west Georgia.
Dull splashes of red in the sky pointed out remnants of the day's conflagration still eating their way through the foothills.Dennison Grant|Robert Stead
We have observed them as far up as corn grows on the foothills of the sierra.Wild Spain (Espaa agreste)|Abel Chapman
They are bred, born, and spend the greater portion of their lives in the foothills outside of the National Forests.Our National Forests|Richard H. Douai Boerker
The halfbreed had circled the foothills and made for Rickers just as Buds men thought he would.Mason of Bar X Ranch|Henry Bennett
They espied his mule-litter at the door of an inn in a little village some ten miles beyond the foothills of the Bussaco range.The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series|Rafael Sabatini