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Forsyth County, NC
The county was named after Col. Benjamin Forsyth, landowner

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The county is in the Winston-Salem metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 320,919. This was an increase of  4.85% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$42,097
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Forsyth County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Forsyth County was $31,236. This was an increase of 13.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 101% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Winston-Salem

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13% of Forsyth County residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Forsyth County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Forsyth County include Antioch Methodist Church Cemetery, Banner Cemetery, Beck Cemetery, Bellevue Cemetery, Carmichael Cemetery, Clayton Cemetery, Crestview Cemetery, Crestview Memorial Park, Evergreen Cemetery, Flint Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Forsyth County include Belews Creek, Bethania, Clemmons, Guthrie, Hanes, Kernersville, Lewisville, Muddy Creek, Oldtown, Pfafftown ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Forsyth County include North Carolina School of the Arts, Salem College, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem State University ... View colleges

School districts in Forsyth County include Forsyth County Schools ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Forsyth County include Carver School Road Branch Library, Clemmons Branch Library, East Winston Heritage Center, Forsyth County Public Library, Happy Hill Mini Library, Kernersville Branch Library, Lewisville Branch Library, Reynolda Manor Branch Library, Rural Hall Branch Library, Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Forsyth County include Clemmons Courier, Winston-Salem Journal ... View newspapers

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Politics

Forsyth County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Forsyth County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Forsyth County include Adams Mark Winston Salem, Best Western, Brookstown Inn, Comfort Inn Medical Centers, Comfort Suites Winston-Salem, Courtyard by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott, Days Inn, Days Inn, Extended Stay America ... More hotels

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