About Forsyth County, Georgia
Welcome to the official Web site for the Forsyth County government. Forsyth County is conveniently located between Atlanta and the north Georgia mountains. The county is consistently ranked as one of the fastest-growing counties in the United States.
Forsyth County is a great place to call home and to do business. We have tax rates among the lowest in the metro Atlanta area. We have a parks and recreation system offering approximately 2,000 acres and everything from baseball and soccer to disc golf and rock climbing. We have nationally recognized schools and teachers.
Incorporation Date of County
December 3, 1832
Total Area of County (Square Miles)
2011 County Population Estimate
Historic County Population
John Forsyth: He served as attorney general of Georgia, United States senator, United States representative, United States minister to Spain, thirty-first governor of Georgia and United States secretary of state under Presidents Jackson and Van Buren.