Forsyth County Response to COVID-19:  Information on County Departmental operations, online services and other resources can be found here:

Various Forsyth County Boards and Commissions will be meeting via teleconference, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g).  Please click here for information on how to view, access and participate in these meetings.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District Project Management Office at Lake Sidney Lanier advises the public that Buford Dam Road will be temporarily closed for roadway maintenance at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. It is expected that the work will be completed by 5 p.m. During this time, use Highway 20 as an alternate route.

Parks with entrances inside the work area on Buford Dam Road will also be closed. Parks closed include:

Lower Pool East

Lower Overlook

Lower Pool West

West Bank Turn-out

West Bank

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     Address: 110 East Main Street
    Cumming GA 30040
     Phone: 770-781-2101
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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.