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Forsyth County, Georgia, USA


Brenda Webb
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About Forsyth

Forsyth County has a total area of   247.4 square miles.
From largest to smallest it is number 126 out of 159.
It was formed in 1832 from Cherokee County, which had been formed from the Cherokee Nation East only a year before.  
Lying in the gold belt, all the lots in Forsyth County were 40 acre lots.  
Forsyth consisted of Districts 1, 2, 3 and 14 of the First Section of Cherokee County.
The county was named for John Forsyth.  
The County Seat is Cumming.  

Milton County was created from Cherokee, Cobb, and Forsyth counties by an act of the General Assembly approved Dec. 18, 1857 (Ga. Laws 1857, p. 36).

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