Forsyth County , North Carolina

Forsyth County: County in North Carolina, United States of America

Forsyth County locator map
Location of Forsyth County on North Carolina map.

About

Forsyth County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 350,670 and a population density of 328 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 383,843 inhabitants. Its county seat is Winston-Salem. The county was created 172 years ago in 1848.

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FORYSTH COUNTY COURTHOUSE
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Geography

Forsyth County is located at 36°7'50"N 80°15'23"W (36.1304900, -80.2563600). It has 7 neighbors: Davidson County, Davie County, Guilford County, Rockingham County, Stokes County, Surry County and Yadkin County.

Forsyth County map

The largest city of Forsyth County is Winston-Salem with a population of 248,112. Other cities include, Kernersville population 24,891 and Walkertown population 4,969. See all Forsyth County cities & populated places.

Weather

Forsyth County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 2 to 6 mph. more

Forsyth County Quick Facts

Population : 383,843 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
Different from : Forsyth County
Twitter username : forsythcountync
Area : 1069 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Benjamin Forsyth
Altitude : 942 feet / 287 meters
Capital : Winston-Salem
Establishment : January 01, 1849
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 19:43:03 (27th October 2021)
Density : 359 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.64% (2010-2020)
Weather : 69℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Forsyth County has 7 neighbours.

  • Winston-Salem

Demographics

The population of Forsyth County increased by 8.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 350,670 - census
2011 354,524 1.09% estimation process
2012 357,598 0.86% estimation process
2013 360,594 0.83% estimation process
2014 364,439 1.06% estimation process
2015 367,365 0.8% estimation process
2016 371,260 1.05% estimation process
2017 375,840 1.22% estimation process
2018 379,216 0.89% estimation process
2019 382,295 0.81% estimation process
2020 383,843 0.4% estimation process

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People born in Forsyth County (5)

People born in Forsyth County, including artist Matt Baker, United States federal judge Edwin Monroe Stanley, football coach, college athletics administrator R. W. "Red" Watkins, you can see a list of people who born in Forsyth County.

  • Debra Conrad (American politician) she was born in 19/11/1951
  • Norma Petree Shaver (U.S. military veteran) she was born in 13/07/1921

Other places with the same name (2)

Forsyth County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Forsyth County.

City Name Population Title
Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Kernersville 24,891 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Clemmons 21,089 Town in North Carolina
Lewisville 14,369 Town in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States
Walkertown 4,969 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States of America
Rural Hall 3,299 Town in North Carolina, United States of America
Tobaccoville 2,748 Village in North Carolina, United States of America
Bethania 367 Town in North Carolina

North Carolina Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Wake County 1,132,271 County in North Carolina, United States
Mecklenburg County 1,128,945 County in North Carolina, United States
Charlotte 900,350 City in and county seat of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Guilford County 540,521 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Raleigh 474,414 Capital of North Carolina
West Raleigh 338,759 City in United States of America
Cumberland County 336,364 County in Maine, United States
Durham County 327,306 County in North Carolina, United States of America
Greensboro 297,878 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Durham 285,897 County seat of Durham County, North Carolina, United States
Buncombe County 263,477 County in North Carolina, United States
Winston-Salem 248,112 City in Forsyth County, North Carolina
Union County 244,562 County in North Carolina, United States
New Hanover County 236,613 County in North Carolina, United States
Gaston County 226,568 County in North Carolina, United States
Cabarrus County 221,479 County in North Carolina, United States