Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

Information on County Departmental operations, online services and closures can be found here:  This page also contains links to state and national resources and information regarding the statewide Shelter in Place order.

The Forsyth County Board of Voter Registrations and Elections will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., via teleconference pursuant to O.C.G.A.  50-14-1(g).  The meeting will be livestreamed on the County’s website and on TV Forsyth, Comcast channel 23 and AT&T channel 99.  For more information, click here. 

In Forsyth County, if you own a property, reside on that property and are a legal resident of the county, all as of Jan. 1 of the tax year, you may qualify for homestead exemption.

You may apply for exemptions year-round, however, you must apply by Wednesday, April 1 to receive the benefits for 2020. For more information or questions, call the Tax Assessors Office at (770) 781-2106.

To apply, visit:


Forsyth County Tax Assessors Office

110 E. Main Street, Suite 260, Cumming

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Online: Regular and Floating homestead applications are available on the Board of Assessors page at
and must be notarized. A notary is available in the Tax Assessor’s Office at no charge.

    Contact Us

     Address: 110 East Main Street
    Cumming GA 30040
     Phone: 770-781-2101
     Email: Contact Us

    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.