About Alpharetta

WHETHER YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A HOME for yourself or your business, you will be impressed with what Alpharetta has to offer. Atlanta is consistently ranked one of the top cities in the U.S. for business and family life, and Alpharetta is one of the hottest markets in Atlanta for both commercial and residential real estate. Excellent schools, shopping, and access to jobs combined with plenty of green space and a down-home country atmosphere have made Alpharetta the premiere location in Atlanta today. We hope you will come to visit or come to stay!


In 1981 Alpharetta was a small town of approximately 3,000 residents. By July 2007 our community had become home to 51,243 citizens, composing roughly 20% of the population of northern Fulton County. During the workday, the City swells to more than 120,000 residents, workers, and visitors Learn more.

Education and Schools

Fulton County Public School System, which was recently rated "One of the Top 100 School Districts in Places You Can Afford" by Money Magazine.

Alpharetta is served by 15 elementary schools (Alpharetta Elementary, Barnwell, Crabapple Crossing, Creek View, Dolvin, Hembree Springs, Lake Windward, Manning Oaks, Medlock Bridge, Mimosa, New Prospect, Ocee, State Bridge Crossing, Summit Hill, and Sweet Apple); seven middle schools (Crabapple, Elkins Pointe, Holcomb Bridge, Haynes Bridge, Northwestern, Taylor Road and Webb Bridge) and four high schools (Chattahoochee, Milton, North View and Centennial) in the public school system, as well as a number of private facilities Learn more.

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Points of Interest

Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre  Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park was nominated in the Inaugural 2008 Season for two prestigious Pollstar Awards – Best New Major Concert Venue and Best Major Outdoor Concert Venue.

North Point Mall
Just off GA 400 between exits 8 (Mansell Road) and 9 (Haynes Bridge) lies the area's newest mall with over 1.3 million square feet inside and many retail and dining spots along North Point Parkway. Two movie theatre complexes and an ice and roller skating facility provide entertainment options near the Mall.

Alpharetta Branch Library

238 Canton Street
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Phone: 770-740-2425

Hours of operation: Mon & Wed 10-8; Tues & Thurs 10-6; Fri & Sat 11-6. Closed Sun.

Wills Park, with entrances on Old Milton Parkway and Wills Road, features an Equestrian Center, community-built playground, and more.

Big Creek Greenway,Total length of the Big Creek Greenway, from Webb Bridge Road to Mansell Road, is approximately 6.2 miles (10 kilometers).

Historic Mansell House, 1835 Old Milton Parkway, (770) 475-4663, open Monday & Friday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Any other times by appointment only.