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Forsyth is a city in Monroe County, in the Macon metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after John Forsyth, governor, senator and secretary of state.
The latitude of Forsyth is 33.034N. The longitude is -83.938W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 719 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,354.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Forsyth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monroe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 31029 ZIP code.
3% of Forsyth residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Forsyth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Forsyth was $19,097, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Forsyth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Forsyth include Forsyth Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Forsyth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $309. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $810.
Libraries in Forsyth include Monroe County Library ... View libraries
Monroe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forsyth political report.
The average commute time for Forsyth workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Forsyth, GAPros: Forsyth is a progressive, vibrant small town located 15 minutes from Macon, GA and less than an hour from Atlanta... Blog about Forsyth
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