Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

Information on County Departmental operations, online services and closures can be found here: page also contains links to state and national resources and information regarding the pandemic.

The May 26, 9 a.m. Forsyth County Finance Committee meeting will be held via teleconference, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g).  The meeting will be live streamed on the County’s YouTube channel:

Beginning in March, Forsyth County will replace the severe weather siren “test tone” with a “warning tone” for all monthly siren tests. Previously, the county’s monthly siren tests, held at noon on the first Wednesday of every month (weather permitting), would feature a test tone while the warning tone was reserved to be used exclusively in the event of an actual tornado warning.

“The decision to begin conducting the siren tests with the warning tone instead of the test tone was made to help avoid confusion and to help residents recognize what the alarm signifies should there be an actually tornado warning in the county,” said EMA Director Chris Grimes.

The next siren test is scheduled for noon on Wednesday, March 6 (weather permitting).

Forsyth County has 17 outdoor severe weather sirens located throughout the county to notify residents that severe weather is in the area. Severe weather sirens are only designed to be heard by individuals outside during severe weather. Residents should have other means of receiving severe weather notification when located inside a structure.

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    Cumming GA 30040
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    Our Mission

    As trusted stewards of Forsyth County’s future, the elected officials and employees are dedicated to serving the community and to providing effective, professional public service with integrity and a commitment to excellence. 

    Our Vision

    Forsyth County is committed to providing and maintaining the most efficient, customer service-oriented county government possible. The county will be an innovative and strategic leader in providing essential and effective public services in a fiscally prudent and professional manner. By preserving and enhancing a high quality of life, Forsyth County will remain a healthy, safe and compelling place in which to live, work, recreate, visit and invest.