Forsyth County, North Carolina
Forsyth County Courthouse in Winston-Salem.
Location within the U.S. state of North Carolina
North Carolina's location within the U.S.
|Founded||January 16, 1849|
|Named for||Colonel Benjamin Forsyth|
|• Total||413 sq mi (1,070 km2)|
|• Land||408 sq mi (1,060 km2)|
|• Water||4.5 sq mi (12 km2) 1.1%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||895.4/sq mi (345.7/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
Forsyth County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 350,670. It is the fourth-most populous county in North Carolina. Its county seat is Winston-Salem.
History[change | change source]
Bordering counties[change | change source]
These counties are bordered to Forsyth County:
- Stokes County - north
- Rockingham County - northeast
- Guilford County - east
- Davidson County - south
- Davie County - southwest
- Yadkin County - west
- Surry County - northwest
Communities[change | change source]
These communities are in Forsyth County:
Cities[change | change source]
- Winston-Salem (county seat)
- High Point (mostly in Guilford County, also in Randolph County, Davidson County)
- King (mostly in Stokes County)
Towns[change | change source]
Villages[change | change source]
Census-designated place[change | change source]
Unincorporated communities[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved October 19, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp. 128.
Other websites[change | change source]
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