Forsyth County, Georgia Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png Georgia Gotoarrow.png Forsyth County

County Courthouse

Forsyth County; 100 W Courthouse Sq; Cumming, GA 30040-0128; Ph. 770.781.2120 Details: (Clk of Cts has land rec from 1830’s, div & ct rec; Pro Ct has b, m, d & pro rec)

History

Parent County

1832--Forsyth County was created 3 December 1832 from Cherokee County.
County seat: Cumming [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1973 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate 

Taxation

Vital Records

Death
  • 1859-60 - Forsyth County, Georgia Genealogy Mortality Schedules at Ancestry ($).

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).