Welcome to Forsyth County
Home to the beloved and bustling city of Winston-Salem, Forsyth County is a wonderful region to call home in Central North Carolina. Although its close enough to Greensboro and Charlotte to be convenient, it still offers a laid-back and old-fashioned country lifestyle. Here, you'll discover a mix of rural communities and charming small towns—perfect for every and any homebuyer. Whether you're looking for a large plot of land to custom-build your home or the perfect farm property, you're going to find everything you need in Forsyth County.
Farms (10+ Acres)
Country Homes (1-10 Acres)
Why Do Residents Choose Forsyth County?
Parks & Recreation
Rivers, streams, acres of open land, Forsyth County has it all. If you're an avid outdoors enthusiast, you're going to love the options scattered throughout Forsyth County. Some of our favorites include CG Hill, a 73-acre oasis wrapped around a 2.5 acre fishing lake, as well as Tanglewood Park, which boasts an awesome aquatics center, horse stables, and more.
From cultural amenities to artistic attractions and exciting annual events, Forsyth County has a little bit of everything! The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County regularly hosts summer park series, public art exhibitions, and other events designed to support the arts and enrich the quality of life for people in the area.
Held every year in October, the Dixie Classic Fair is the second largest fair in North Carolina and offers a full day of fun to residents of all ages! Forsyth County is an expansive area with a lot of cultural, artistic, and regional offerings.
The Forsyth County Public School District is renowned for its innovative learning curriculums, highly trained teachers, and wide variety of extracurricular activities. This district operates 42 elementary schools, 14 middle schools, and 15 high schools across the county, serving over 55,000 students. High Schools in Forsyth County offer specialized learning programs, as well as a Career Center that operates about 30 career and technical programs for students interested in advancing their educations The graduation rate is high at about 86.5%.
One of the best parts of living in North Carolina, especially the central region of the state, is the accessibility. Forsyth County is just an hour and a half away from the mountains of North Carolina, and a little over three hours away from the Coastal Region. Planning your vacation, be it a week-long getaway or a weekend retreat, is easier than ever when you live in Forsyth County.