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Forsyth County 911 center stays on top of emergencies

To read the entire Progress 2016 edition, click here.

The titles and rankings seem to come in droves each year.

From health and wealth to education and youth, most Forsyth residents know the county is at the forefront of north Georgia and the state in various factors that help shape quality of life.

These factors — which residents embrace and have come to expect — carry their share of numbers. Indeed, politicians and others are fond of touting such statistics.

With that in mind, the staff of the Forsyth County News contacted government and school officials, business owners and public safety personnel to compile some interesting and easy-to-read figures from the past year.

Forsyth County 911 Center by the numbers

38 – Full-time employees (includes administration)

210,588 – Emergency calls made

75,209 – 911 calls made (includes landline, wireless and voice over. The remaining calls came through non 911 lines, including alarm monitoring systems, self-initiated, traffic stops, etc.)

18,832 – Calls in the busiest month of 2015, which was July

 Note: Numbers are for 2015.