About Forsyth County

Towns

Population: 359,638 (U.S. Census Bureau 2009)

Large Employers

  • Krispy Kreme Headquarters
  • RJ Reynolds Tobacco
  • Forsyth Hospital
  • Wake Forest University- Baptist Research Hospital
  • Caterpillar (plant opening 2012)
  • Headquarters of BB&T

Colleges and Universities

  • Wake Forest University
  • Winston Salem State University
  • Salem College
  • Forsyth Technical Community College
  • University of North Carolina University of Arts