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Welcome to Forsyth ...
The city of Forsyth is located in Monroe County<1> and is the County Seat for Monroe County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Forsyth has a population of 4,267 people<2> (see below for details).
Forsyth is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Forsyth lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Forsyth is located in the (478) area code.
The ZIP code for Forsyth: 31029<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Forsyth.
Websites for Forsyth ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.forsyth-monroechamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Forsyth, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Forsyth had an population of 4,267 people. This is an increase of 12.65% since the 2010 Census.
At the time of the 2010 Census, Forsyth had a population of 3,788 people (or 14.34% of the total population of Monroe County). This makes Forsyth the county's most populous community.
The population of Forsyth represents 0.04% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 159th most populous community.
More information can be found on the Census Page for Forsyth.
Communities Also Named Forsyth ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Forsyth - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Michigan, Missouri, Montana and New York.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Forsyth.
Communities near Forsyth ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Forsyth.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Forsyth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Forsyth.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Forsyth. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Forsyth.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Forsyth. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Forsyth.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forsyth ...
Looking for more information about Forsyth? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Forsyth, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Forsyth.
Adding Forsyth to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Forsyth in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Forsyth was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1823.
We also found Forsyth in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Forsyth.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Forsyth. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Monroe County: www.monroecountygeorgia.com/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 20 Mar 2023