The Forsyth Convention & Visitors Bureau is happy to provide photos, facts, and more to media personnel writing stories about the city. For information, please contact Gilda Stanbery, Executive Director, at 478.974.1460 or email@example.com.
About Forsyth, Georgia
Forsyth, Georgia is located in Monroe County on I-75, just 25 miles north of Macon and less than 60 miles south of Atlanta. Founded in 1822, the downtown historic district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
As of the 2015 census, the population was 4,004. Forsyth, where heroes train, is home to the Georgia Department of Corrections and the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. In 2015, tourism in Forsyth supported 300 jobs and generated $31.93 million in direct travel spending. Learn more about Forsyth and its history.
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News & Press Releases
Train Mural to Welcome Travelers on N. Lee Street
City Plans Fueling Station for Electric Vehicles
City Recognizes Ken Bowman
A Great Georgia Road Trip
Garden & Gun Article: Going Green
Whistle Stop Cafe: A Secret Film Set & Awesome Fried Green Tomatoes
Rise of tourism in Forsyth boosts local economy
Tourism is Good for Forsyth
Monroe County Reporter: KOA to Add Putt Putt, Deluxe Sites
Monroe County Reporter: County to Apply for Grant to Spruce Up Juliette Park
Georgia Council for the Arts awards Forsyth Main Street Vibrant Communities Grant for Train Mural
Fannie Flagg and 25 Years of Fried Green Tomatoes
MONROE COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY and BACKLOT PLAYERS present a living history tour of the City Cemetery
Forsyth Highlights History and Safety with Public Art
Public Art Comes to Forsyth
Juliette Welcomes Water Trails Visitors
Southern Living March 2019 Article on Blue Tic Mercantile