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Neighborhood Amenities of Cumming, Forsyth County Georgia

Only 40 miles from the big ATL (Atlanta) Cumming, Forsyth County has become one of the fastest growing metro Atlanta counties in Georgia. Don't let the small town, southern charm fool you. Cumming, Forsyth County offers some of the best restaurants, entertainment and shopping centers around. Many park and recreation complexes throughout the county are available for the residents and support some of the best and highly ranked schools in the state. Lake Lanier and Lake Lanier Islands and Waterpark is a premier vacation resort located and bordering Forsyth county's Northwest side. The Chattahoochee River runs through portions of the county furnishing the outdoor enthusiast many opportunities for fishing and rafting. The Sawnee Mountain Preserve presents a breathtaking view of the Blue Ridge Mountains and provides rich history of the Native Americans. All these amenities and many housing opportunities are available together with some of the lowest taxes in the metro Atlanta area. No short supply of housing here! Many new neighborhoods and new homes springing up everyday! Beautiful older homes in well established neighborhoods as well as superior, renowned golf club communities contribute to Cumming, Forsyth County's expanding population. Popular condominiums in city-like developments, senior and 50+ adult communities are other options nestled within the magnificent magnolia trees and huge, colorful azalea bushes seen throughout this beautiful city. I have lived in the Cumming, Forsyth County area for over 20 years. I have seen this small, charming city blossom into a gorgeous thriving, family-oriented community. Come for a visit; I would love to show you around!

Northside Hospital

Northside Hospital Forsyth is rated as Atlanta's "Most Preferred Hospital". Located in the heart of Forsyth County, it offers the community with a wide range of medical services. Many of Atlanta's top medical and dental professionals have offices here in one of the two buildings attached to the hospital.

South Forsyth High School

The Forsyth County school district is one of the largest systems in the state of Georgia. Many of these schools continually rank high in both state and national rankings as well as some of the highest SAT scores and graduation rates in the state of Georgia. It consists of 35 schools. Twenty elementary schools, nine middle schools and six high schools.

Lake Lanier

Lake Lanier and Lake Lanier Islands and Waterpark. Many parks in Forsyth County located around the lake give access to boat ramps for an enjoyable day of boating, skiing, tubing and swimming. Just a short boat ride away from the Islands and Waterpark where you will find more than a days fill of activities. There are hotel accommodations, villa rentals and camping grounds. You will also find horseback riding, volleyball, spas and golfing. Truly a vacation destination for the whole family and practically in your backyard!

The Collection at Forsyth

The Collection at Forsyth is an outdoor shopping extravaganza! The Collection consists of a variety of national retailers and restaurants. Some of the best local boutiques and eateries are stationed here as well. Also located on the grounds is a twelve auditorium, 2,200 stadium seating AMC Movie Theater. You can certainly make a day with family or friends eating, shopping and walking through the streets at The Collection at Forsyth.

Sawnee Mountain Preserve

The Sawnee Mountain Preserve provides hiking trails and an interactive visitor center. Scenic views of the Blue Ridge Mountain Range and a hike up to the infamous Indian Seats (a natural rock formation) create lasting memories and beautiful photographs.

Olde Atlanta Golf and Country Club Community

The Olde Atlanta Golf and Country Club Community is just one of seven golf and country club communities in Forsyth County. Most offer an 18 hole Championship golf course, resort-like pools, landscaping and everything else you should expect from a golf and country club community.

Fowler Park

Fowler Park is one of twenty-one Park and Recreation facilities in Forsyth County. They host everything from baseball, soccer, football fields to tennis courts, playgrounds, biking and hiking trails and picnic pavilions. Some even provide dog parks and disc golf courses. Three of the parks include recreation centers. There you will find basketball courts, meeting and classrooms, fitness studios, weight rooms and indoor walking tracks.

Cumming Fairgrounds

Every year in October, the Cumming Fairgrounds host The Cumming Country Fair and Festival. The festival offers carnival rides, ground acts, fairway food, petting zoo and an incredible nightly music concert line up. Many educational displays of a 1900's rural township including doctor offices, post office, general store and an Indian village fill the streets with excitement!

Cumming Aquatic Center

The Cumming Aquatic Center is located in North Forsyth. The center hosts a variety of swim lessons, water exercise classes and American Red Cross classes - Year-Round fun! Spend the summers at the outdoor waterpark. Fun for the whole family!

Cumming's Veterans War Memorial

Cumming's Veterans War Memorial is a must see! To honor the men and women who have died to protect and preserve our freedom in America, the city of Cumming established a Veteran's War Memorial. The Avenue of Flags lines the Memorial Avenue. The Civil War, Vietnam War, Korean War, World War I and II are all honored here. It is truly a beautiful sight to see!

Carla Tharp

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Neighborhood Amenities of Cumming, Forsyth County Georgia