Forsyth County is conveniently located between Atlanta and the north Georgia mountains. The county is consistently ranked as one of the fastest growing counties in the United States.
Forsyth County is a great place to call home and to do business. We have tax rates among the lowest in the metro Atlanta area, an award-winning parks and recreation system, and nationally recognized schools and teachers.
Things To Do
Big Creek Greenway - a 12-foot wide concrete and boardwalk path meandering through the deciduous woods along the Big Creek for 15 miles. The greenway offers an ideal setting for walking, jogging, biking and inline skating. Lake Lanier - Georgia's Great Lake 45 Minutes North of Atlanta. Lanier Islands - a sprawling resort in Georgia, offering accommodations, adventure activities and event venues. Sawnee Mountain Preserve - provides visitors 821 acres of scenic passive space that includes 11 miles of hiking trails, picnic areas and an interactive Visitor Center. Fowler Park - offers tennis courts, soccer fields, picnic pavilions, baseball fields, basketball courts, plagrounds, a lacrosse field, batting cages, dog park, recreation center, skate park, track and field and has access to the Big Creek Greenway. The Cumming Playhouse - provides quality entertainment throughout the season offering plays, musicals, and concerts. Warbington Farms - a family friendly environment to pick strawberries in the spring and pumpkins in the fall. Buford Dam Park - features beautiful views of the lake as well as excellent access to swimming, picnicking and boating. Shady Grove Campground - on Lake Lanier with tent and RV sites, beach and swim area, boat ramp with courtesy dock, playground, wash house, and group campsites with picnic shelters.
Vickery Village - enjoy the fine restaurants,shop at the local merchants and bring the whole family to a number of free events on the Village Green. Lakewood 400 Antiques Market - North Atlanta's premier market for antiques, collectibles, vintage furniture, re-claimed architectural, home & garden decor and more. The Collection at Forsyth - features a variety of premier national retailers, restaurants and a movie theater, as well as specialty local stores and eateries.