Forsyth County


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Forsyth County, Georgia

100 Courthouse Sq Suite 010
Cumming, GA 30040
Phone: (770) 781-2120
Fax: (770) 886-2858
www.co.forsyth.ga.us

In north-central GA, northeast of Atlanta; organized Dec 3, 1832 from Cherokee County. Name Origin: For John Forsyth (1780-1841), governor of GA (1827-29) and U.S. secretary of state (1834-41)

Area (sq mi):: 247.37 (land 225.80; water 21.57) Population per square mile: 621.80
Population 2005: 140,393 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 42.70%; 1990-2000 123.20% Population 2000: 98,407 (White 92.30%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 5.60%; Asian 0.80%; Other 3.50%). Foreign born: 6.00%. Median age: 34.60
Income 2000: per capita $29,114; median household $68,890; Population below poverty level: 5.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $36,174-$30,555
Unemployment (2004): 3.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 33.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Forsyth County, North Carolina

PO Box 20099
Winston-Salem, NC 27120
Phone: (336) 761-2250
Fax: (336) 761-2018
www.co.forsyth.nc.us

In north-central NC, west of Greensboro; organized Jan 6, 1849 from Stokes County. Name Origin: For Col. Benjamin Forsyth (c.1760-1814), NC legislator and army officer killed during the War of 1812

Area (sq mi):: 412.92 (land 409.60; water 3.32) Population per square mile: 795.80
Population 2005: 325,967 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 6.50%; 1990-2000 15.10% Population 2000: 306,067 (White 66.10%; Black or African American 25.60%; Hispanic or Latino 6.40%; Asian 1.00%; Other 4.90%). Foreign born: 6.50%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $23,023; median household $42,097; Population below poverty level: 11.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $31,013-$32,067
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 21.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Winston-Salem County seat (191,523)
  • Kernersville (20,486)
  • Clemmons (16,276)

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    Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is yet to identify the baby's mother or relatives.
    The baby was originally found on June 10 by a local man from (https://abcnews.go.com/US/abandoned-newborn-girl-found-alive-plastic-grocery-bag/story?id=63603883&cid=clicksource_81_null_bsq_hed) Forsyth County, Georgia , who heard cries near his family home.
    Waddell was a paraprofessional and teacher at several schools in the Forsyth County school district throughout her 30year career.
    The Winston-Salem Journal reports that, starting in 2018, the fund will award a $1,000 scholarship to a Forsyth County resident who's been convicted of a crime and has served a jail or prison sentence.
    As this article demonstrates, if this area of Forsyth County, North Carolina, were representative of the United States as a whole, the United States would probably merit a score between 10 and 30 on the Heritage Foundation's Property Rights Index, whose scoring system is shown in table 2.
    This historical narrative/memoir for general readers and others centers on the history of racial violence and segregation in Forsyth County, Georgia.
    recently lifted an injunction that had barred Forsyth County from opening its meetings with Christian prayers.
    A five-year court battle to remove sectarian prayers from public board of commissioners meetings in Forsyth County, North Carolina, finally came to an end January 17 when the U.S.
    A spokesperson for Wells Fargo said that the bank has created at least 110 jobs in Forsyth County since it took over Wachovia.