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.


Homestead Exemption is one way to reduce the amount of property tax you pay on your residential property. In Forsyth County, if you own the property, reside on that property and are a legal resident of the county, all as of January 1 of the tax year, you may qualify for Homestead Exemption. While you can file for Homestead Exemption year-round, you must file by Monday, April 3, to receive these benefits for 2017. For more information about Homestead Exemption, call the Tax Assessor’s Office at (770) 781-2106 or visit the Homestead Exemption webpage at

Where to file:
Tax Assessor’s Office, County Administration Building
110 E. Main Street, Suite 260, Cumming
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(770) 781-2106

    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.