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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.


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Median household income
Local
$30,523
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Forsyth demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Forsythia Festival - March 10-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Forsyth web sites and events links in the sections below.
Wildlife: Rum Creek Wildlife Management Area

Historic sites and museums: Monroe County Museum

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Forsyth was $19,097, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Forsyth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Forsyth include Forsyth Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Forsyth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $309.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $810.


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Libraries in Forsyth include Monroe County Library ... View libraries

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Politics

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Forsyth workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Forsyth include Best Western, Comfort Inn Forsyth, Econo Lodge, Hampton Inn Forsyth, Super 8, Super 8.

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