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Have a question regarding COVID-19 and Forsyth County's State of Emergency? Send your question to INFO@FORSYTHCO.COM and the County will respond as soon as possible. 

County Operations

Unless otherwise noted, all Forsyth County Government activities and facilities have returned to normal operational processes and hours. Online services for many departments are available by clicking here.  

The Animal Shelter is currently managing adoptions by appointment only. Please call 678.965.7185 Tuesday through Saturday, 10:30am – 5:00pm or email for more information about adoptions. Additional information on other Animal Shelter programs is available here

The organizations listed below may have different operational procedures. Please click on the organization's name to visit their website for additional information:

Forsyth County Courts

Forsyth County Public Libraries

Forsyth County Schools

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office

City of Cumming

Governor's Office

Meeting Access

At the present time, Forsyth County Board and Commission meetings are live and in person, with both remote viewing and (in case of public hearings or public comment) remote participation opportunities. Please click here for information on how to view, access and participate in these meetings. 


COVID-19 vaccine eligibility varies by vaccine type. To learn more about eligibility requirements, and for vaccine availability, please click here to visit the Georgia Department of Public Health website.

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.