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Forsyth County: More Than Just a Bedroom Community for Atlanta

With its many unique communities, amazing school system and many recreational activities, Forsyth County has developed an identity separate from the greater Atlanta area over the years.  The county, which was originally created from a partitioned spot of Cherokee County in 1832, was named for Governor John Forsyth.

Although the county originally began as a poor, agricultural community, its economic base grew with the start of the poultry industry and several Georgian road projects.  Today, Forsyth County is home to many affluent professionals who left behind the higher cost of living in nearby Fulton County. The county consistently ranks among the top 10 fastest growing counties in the United States.

More than a Place to Live, Forsyth County, Georgia is a Place to Work and Play Too

There are many regional attractions located in and near Forsyth County, including:

  • World class golf courses
  • Lake Sidney Lanier
  • The Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area

Forsyth County is also home to the well-respected Forsyth County School system.  With more than 4,000 staff members, the public school system is Forsyth County's largest employer.  Forsyth County Schools is well known for it's technologically-advanced approach to education.

Forsyth County is the Place to Live in Northeast Georgia

In Forsyth County, you can enjoy all the benefits of living in the greater Atlanta area without any of the disadvantages.  Feel free to browse all of the available Forsyth County real estate or contact us, The Safford Group and your Atlanta area real estate experts, today to learn more about this beautiful and distinct community.

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