Forsyth is a city in Monroe County, Georgia, United States. It is the county seat of Monroe County. The population was 3,776 at the 2000 census.
Forsyth is part of the Macon Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is the former home of Tift College. TheForsyth Commercial Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a tourist attraction. It includes the Monroe County Courthouse (Forsyth, Georgia) and Courthouse Square as well as the surrounding area including several examples of 19th century architecture. Forsyth is also home to the Confederate Cemetery (Forsyth, Georgia), Tift College, and Rum Creek Wildlife Management Area
Forsyth City Hall
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Location in Monroe County and the state of Georgia
Forsyth was laid out in 1823. That same year, the seat of Monroe County was transferred to Forsyth from Johnstonville
Forsyth is located at .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.0 square miles (13 km2), all of it land.
The Monroe County School District holds grades pre-school to grade twelve, that consists of three elementary schools, two middle schools, and a high school. The district has 225 full-time teachers and over 3,872 students.