"Banished" the book--In the early 1900s, there were more than 1,000 African Americans in Forsyth County, Georgia, comprising 10 percent of the population. But in 1912, whites violently expelled all black residents from the county. Today, Forsyth County is home to about 150,000 people, more than 95 percent of them white.  Within a matter of months, it had dropped to 30. It's the largest racial cleansing in America that I know of." —Cox Newspapers reporter Elliot Jaspin

RACIAL CLEANSING: There were blacks living in Forsythe County, Georgia in Within a matter of months, it had dropped to Blacks were violently expelled from the county in the largest racial cleansing removing African-Americans.

Many many resources from Forsyth County Schools on BYUT, including presentations, videos, articles, handouts, and more.

We are raising money to support the Forsyth County Schools' technology initiative, Bring Your Own Technology.

The Heritage Bridge. Old Salem, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina

Near Old Salem! The Heritage Bridge. Old Salem, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina

BELL & Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Schools Launch Summer Learning Programs for 2,000 Students

BELL & Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Public Schools Launch Summer Learning Programs for Students

Atlanta remains bullish on Italian; Forsyth County’s Halcyon adds 4 more eateries; and Ford Fry trades tattoos for Tex-Mex.

Atlanta remains bullish on Italian; Forsyth County’s Halcyon adds 4 more eateries; and Ford Fry trades tattoos for Tex-Mex.

Pick Your Own Blueberries in Forsyth County, GA

Blueberry Garden is Forsyth County's newest pick your own farm. They first opened last year and are set to open for this summer blueberry picking season on

How about living just North of Forsyth County and just South of the North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall? You can do just that in the great neighborhood of Highland Pointe at Oakmont in Dawsonville Georgia. Homes in this neighborhood are built between 2005 to 2018+ and builders include Legacy Built Homes and Taylor Morrison. At time of post there is even new construction by Taylor Morrison.   #30534RealEstate #LegacyBuiltHomes #TaylorMorrisonBuilder

Live Near North Georgia Premium Outlet In Highland Pointe Dawsonville GA

Smart Start of Forsyth County —

Smart Start of Forsyth County —

Wells Fargo named corporate volunteer of the year by Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County - Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County

Wells Fargo named corporate volunteer of the year by Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County - Habitat for Humanity of Forsyth County

Shelton Sisters Basket; probably Forsythe County, North Carolina, late 19th/early 20th century, bentwood frame with finely woven oak splints

Shelton Sisters Basket, North Carolina, late century, bentwood frame with finely woven oak splints.

Poole's Mill Covered Bridge....Forsyth County, Georgia

We don't get much snow in Atlanta, so when we got a whopping 3 inches of snow this weekend, I headed out on some backroads looking for some good pics. I stumbled upon Poole's Mill covered bridge located in Cumming, GA - north of Atlanta.

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