Cumming Georgia was founded in 1833 and is located in north central Georgia at the southern tip of the Appalachian Mountains. Cumming is a north suburb of Atlanta is the sole incorporated area and the governmental seat of Forsyth County. Cumming is rated as one of the best places to live in Georgia.
Living in Cumming offers residents a dense suburban feel, many parks, a pristine lake, mountain peaks, you can find adventure at every altitude in nature-loving Cumming, Georgia. The jewel of this community is Sawnee Mountain Preserve, a 963-acre preserve with hiking trails, Indian Seats, tree canopy classroom, playground, picnic pavilions, climbing area, amphitheater and Visitor Center. A pleasant drive out of town, Poole’s Mill Park and historic covered bridge straddles Nail Creek. Bald Ridge and Habersham Marinas are situated on Lake Sidney Lanier where there is plenty of year-round fishing, boating, swimming and camping.
Golfers will find Lanier and Country Land Golf Clubs both affordable and challenging. The Cumming Fairgrounds hosts annual events such as antique car shows, antique tractor shows, rodeos, Indian Festival, 4th of July Celebration, Quarter Midget Racing, and Christmas Arts & Crafts Show and Celebration, but the highlight is the 10-day Cumming Country Fair & Festival in October.
The median income in Forsyth County is $87,657 a year, and 52% percent own a bachelors degree or higher. This ranks #1 of all counties in the area. Many young professionals live in Cumming and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Cumming are highly rated.
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