The City of Arts and Innovation
Forsyth County is located in the heart of North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad, and Winston-Salem is its’ major city. Winston-Salem is home to 228,000 and was hailed by “Business Week” as one of “America’s 50 Best Cities.”
Forsyth County is a great place to live and work and is a popular destination for retirees. Other towns in the county are Clemmons, Kernersville, Lewisville, Rural Hall, Tobaccoville and Walkertown.
Cultural activities such as theater, symphony, film festivals, and opera as well as a bustling dowtown have positioned Winston-Salem as a leader in the arts in North Carolina. Winston-Salem is home to the North Carolina School of the Arts and has a long standing tradition of supporting the Arts.
Living in Forsyth County is affordable – including housing and lifestyle. Local taxes are among the lowest in North Carolina. Forsyth County specializes in helping small businesses started. As the economy has changed, Winston-Salem has taken a leading role in biomedical research, design, advanced software development and technology-based entrepreneurship.
There are still lots of rural areas in Forsyth County and with major interstates and highways, commuting is VERY manageable. From a low cost of living, educational assets, strong healthcare, cutural amenities and a healthy housing market, there are many reasons to make Forsyth County home.
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Forsyth County and Winston-Salem Information Links
Schools / Colleges / Community College:
Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools
Wake Forest University
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston Salem State University
North Carolina School of the Arts
Forsyth Technical Community College
TOWNS AND COMMUNITIES
City of Winston-Salem
Town of Kernersville
Town of Rural Hall
Village of Tobaccoville
Town of Bethania
Town of Lewisville
Village of Clemmons
Town of Walkertown
Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce
Winston-Salem Business, Inc.
Small Business & Technology Development Center
Forsyth Medical Center
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Brenner Children’s Hospital
Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO)
Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART)
Winston-Salem Transit Authority
ARTS AND CULTURE
The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County
Winston-Salem Downtown Art District
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Stadium
Winston Salem Symphony
The Stevens Center
The Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
Piedmont Craftsman Gallery
Southeastern Center for Contempory Art
The Sawtooth School for Visual Art
Old Salem Museums & Gardens
Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, Inc.
SPORTS AND RECREATION
Winston-Salem Dash Minor League Baseball
Bowman Gray Racing Stadium
Triad Golf Today
Twin City Track Club
Winston-Salem Golf Courses
River Run International Film Festival
Lexington Barbecue Festival
National Black Theatre Festival
North Carolina Shakespeare Festival
Eastern Music Festival
NC Wine Festival at Tanglewood