The Heart of North Carolina
Welcome to Forsyth County, located in the heart of the Piedmont Triad in the center of the state of North Carolina, between the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Located just west of the thriving hub of Greensboro, Forsyth County is a diverse region of bustling historic cities, lush parkland, and a wealth of cultural attractions with a population of just over 350,000 residents.
Welcome to Forsyth County
Life in Forsyth County
There’s no shortage of entertainment, recreation, attractions, or history here! Museums and galleries abound. Eighty recreational parks and 12 golf courses offer plenty of outdoor opportunities. Over 450 dining establishments provide diverse options, and there over 40 wineries in the neighboring Yadkin Valley Viticultural Area. The city of Winston-Salem provides a bustling hub of downtown entertainment.
Winston-Salem is the county seat and largest city in Forsyth County, as well as the 4th-largest city in North Carolina. It’s often referred to as the “City of Art and Innovation” for its plethora of cultural attractions and entertainments, from beautiful galleries and museums to theatrical productions and performances. It offers rich history throughout its lively downtown streets, as well as an abundance of daytime and nighttime entertainment.
Things to Do in Forsyth County
- Yadkin Valley Wine Region
- Germantown Gallery and Winery
- Historic Bethabara Park
- Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
- Old Salem Museums and Garden
Parks & Recreation
- Tanglewood Park: Farmers Markets, Wine Festivals, Summer Concert Series, golf, aquatic center & more
- Kernersville Lake Park: Fishing, boating, picnicking, relaxing
- Old US 421 River Park: Access to the Yadkin River Trail for fishing, picnicking, and hiking
Top Communities of Forsyth County
Forsyth County Real Estate
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