Forsyth Newcomer’s Guide

Downtown EventWelcome to Forsyth! We are delighted to have you join our community. Whether you're here for work, study, or simply seeking a new adventure, you'll find a supportive and welcoming atmosphere. As you settle in, you'll discover a city filled with cultural treasures and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Our residents are always eager to lend a helping hand and share the best our city has to offer.

Explore our neighborhoods, savor our local cuisine, engage in our vibrant community events, and engage with the friendly faces you'll encounter along the way. As you settle in, know that Forsyth is more than just a location; it's a place where you can build lasting connections, make cherished memories, and contribute to the continued growth and vibrancy of our wonderful community. We're thrilled to have you here, and we look forward to sharing this journey with you.

We are pleased to provide you with some key contact information that may be helpful.

Business Services

County Government


Emergency Information

  • In Case of Emergency – 911
  • Forsyth Fire Protection Administration – (478) 994-2040
  • Forsyth Police Protection Administration – (478) 993-1005
  • Monroe County Sheriff Administration – (478) 994-7048
  • Georgia State Patrol – (478) 993-3000

Health Services


  • Monroe County Library – (478) 994-7025

Telephone Services

  • Please check this website for serviceability and learning more about what is offered prior to calling AT&T 
  • AT&T Residential Service & Repair – (888) 757-6500
  • AT&T Business Services – (866) 620-6000
  • AT&T Business Repair – (866) 6220-6900

Utilities – Electricity and Water

  • City of Forsyth – (478) 994-5649

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