Place:Forsyth, North Carolina, United States

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NameForsyth
Alt namesDobbs Parishsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS37033102
Forsythsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Forsythe Countysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS37033102
Wachovia Parishsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS37033102
TypeCounty
Coordinates36.133°N 80.233°W
Located inNorth Carolina, United States     (1849 - )
See alsoStokes, North Carolina, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Forsyth County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 350,670. Its county seat is Winston-Salem.

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History

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The county was formed in 1849 from Stokes County. It was named for Colonel Benjamin Forsyth, who was killed in the War of 1812.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1845 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1848 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1849 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 11,168
1860 12,692
1870 13,050
1880 18,070
1890 28,434
1900 35,261
1910 47,311
1920 77,269
1930 111,681
1940 126,475
1950 146,135
1960 189,428
1970 214,348
1980 243,683
1990 265,878

Research Tips

External links

www.co.forsyth.nc.us


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