Forsyth County, Georgia

Forsyth County: County in Georgia, United States


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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 250,847 inhabitants. Its county seat is Cumming. The county was created 191 years ago in 1832.

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

Quick Facts about Forsyth County

Population : 250,847 (2020)
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 : 16:16:47 (28th May 2024)
Density : 391 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 30.03% (2010-2020)
Forsyth County courthouse image
Forsyth County courthouse
Forsyth County courthouse image


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 map

The largest city of Forsyth County is Cumming with a population of 6,639. . See all Forsyth County cities & populated places.

Forsyth County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Forsyth County.

City Name Population Title
Cumming 6,639 City in Forsyth County, Georgia, USA

Forsyth County has 4 neighbours.

  • Cumming


The population of Forsyth County increased by 30.03% in 10 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
2020 250,847 2.63% 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 (2)

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