Forsyth County , Georgia

Forsyth County: County in Georgia, United States

Forsyth County locator map
Location of Forsyth County on Georgia map.


Forsyth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 175,511 and a population density of 274 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 244,252 inhabitants. Its county seat is Cumming. The county was created 188 years ago in 1832.


Forsyth County is located at 34°13'32"N 84°7'30"W (34.2255100, -84.1250200). It has 4 neighbors: Dawson County, Fulton County, Gwinnett County and Hall County.

Forsyth County courthouse image
Forsyth County courthouse

The largest city of Forsyth County is Cumming with a population of 6,547. .


Forsyth County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. more

Forsyth County map

Forsyth County Quick Facts

Population : 244,252 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Forsyth County
Area : 641 km2
Water as percent of area : 9.4%
Land as percent of area : 90.6%
Named for : John Forsyth
Capital : Cumming
Establishment : December 12, 1832
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:42:00 (14th May 2021)
Density : 381 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 28.14% (2010-2019)
Weather : 71℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Forsyth County has 4 neighbors .

  • Cumming


The population of Forsyth County increased by 28.14% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 175,511 - census
2011 181,794 3.46% estimation process
2012 186,793 2.68% estimation process
2013 193,801 3.62% estimation process
2014 202,598 4.34% estimation process
2015 211,250 4.1% estimation process
2016 220,481 4.19% estimation process
2017 228,940 3.69% estimation process
2018 236,993 3.4% estimation process
2019 244,252 2.97% estimation process

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People born in Forsyth County (1)

American politician and activist from Duluth, Georgia Alice Harrell Strickland was born in Forsyth County

Other places with the same name (1)

Forsyth County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Cumming 6,547 City in Forsyth County, Georgia, USA

Georgia Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Georgia 10,617,423 State in the southeastern United States
Fulton County 1,063,937 County in Georgia, United States
Gwinnett County 936,250 County in Georgia, United States
Cobb County 760,141 County in Georgia, United States
DeKalb County 759,297 County in Georgia, United States
Atlanta 506,811 City in DeKalb and Fulton counties in Georgia, United States, county seat city of Fulton County and Georgia federated state capital city
Clayton County 292,256 County in Iowa, United States
Chatham County 289,430 County in Georgia, United States
Cherokee County 258,773 County in North Carolina, United States
Henry County 234,561 County in Indiana, United States
Hall County 204,441 County in Georgia, United States
Richmond County 202,518 County in Georgia, United States
Augusta 197,166 Consolidated city-county in Richmond County, Georgia, United States
Muscogee County 195,769 County in Georgia, United States
Columbus 195,769 Consolidated city-county in Muscogee County, Georgia, United States
Paulding County 168,667 County in Ohio, United States
Forsyth County courthouse image

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