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Forsyth County, Georgia, USA


 Donna Parrish
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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).

OFFSITE LINKS For History and locations

Courthouse  CVIOG Courthouse Information from the Carl Vinson Institute
Library Forsyth County Library
Locations GNIS USGS National Mapping Information
Maps from CVIOG Historical Maps of Forsyth County
Political Graveyard U.S. political history and cemeteries
Population Schedules From CVIOG
Snapshots by Ga DCA From Georgia Department of Community Affairs

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Off Site Links for Government and Non-Profit   

Chamber of Commerce Cumming-Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce
Courts Bell-Forsyth Judicial Circuit
Cumming   City of Cumming  
Fire Department Forsyth County Fire Department
Funeral Homes Ingram Funeral Home
Gardeners Forsyth County Master Gardners
GIS Forsyth County, Georgia - Geographic Information Systems
Government   Forsyth County Government
Homeowners Associations Federation of Forsyth County Homeowners 
Lake Lanier Association
Humane Society Humane Society of Forsyth County
Library Forsyth County Library
Locations GNIS USGS National Mapping Information
Newspapers Forsyth County News
Forsyth Herald
Political Parties Democratic
Libertarian Party of Forsyth County
The Forsyth County Republican Party
Political Graveyard U.S. political history and cemeteries
Population Schedules From CVIOG
Schools Forsyth County Schools Online
Sheriff  Foryth County Sheriff
Snapshots From Georgia Department of Community Affairs 

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