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To the north of Atlanta is Alpharetta.  Alpharetta, Georgia has boomed within the last 30 years to become one of Atlanta’s most sought after suburbs. Set upon former farmlands, the community combines rolling hills with lavish subdivisions of Alpharetta homes. Known for excellent public schools, Alpharetta has become a magnet for young families.

From the North Georgia Mountains to the Chattahoochee River along a Cherokee Indian trail, a tiny village named New Prospect Camp Ground was formed. This village, made up of tents, a log school, and arbor became a trading post where Indians and white settlers exchanged their goods.

The surrounding countryside provided excellent farming land, especially for cotton. On December 11, 1858, the town was chartered and became the county seat of Milton County. The town was renamed Alpharetta from the Greek words “alpha” meaning first and “retta” meaning town. In 1932, Milton County was merged into Fulton County.

Alpharetta’s slogan: “Enjoy, Experience, Explore; Everything’s Possible!” describes the essence and vitality of a city built on big dreams, freshly blazed trails and an attitude that all things are possible.

This richly diverse city offers a thriving culinary scene, leading arts district, luxury accommodations, exciting recreation, trendy entertainment districts and endless shopping opportunities.
Alpharetta is a city of celebration… there’s sure to be a festival or special event occurring during your visit! Some of the most widely-known include the Alpharetta Arts StreetFest, Taste of Alpharetta, Old Soliders Day Parade and Race, Scarecrow Harvest and the Alpharetta Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Shopping and fine dining is readily available in this thriving metro Atlanta community. Its close in proximity on the northern edge of Atlanta ensures one of the best commutes in the metro Atlanta area.

Alpharetta is a great place to find find homes for families. In fact, the many great qualities of Alpharetta ensure there is always a great selection of Alpharetta homes for sale. So if you’re looking for your new home in Alpharetta, Georgia, simply click here to see all Alpharetta homes just listed for sale. Here are some other options to help with your search:

If we can be of assistance in your home search or answer any of your Alpharetta, Georgia real estate questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Alpharetta is situated in zip codes 30004, 30005, 30009 and 30022 and abuts Roswell and Johns Creek to the South and Milton to the North. Primary access to the city is via GA 400.

Fulton County School System operates the public schools serving Alpharetta. The public elementary schools include:

  • Abbotts Hill Elementary School
  • Alpharetta Elementary School
  • Barnwell Elementary School
  • Birmingham Falls Elementary School
  • Cogburn Woods Elementary School
  • Crabapple Crossing Elementary School
  • Creek View Elementary School
  • Dolvin Elementary School
  • Hembree Springs Elementary School
  • Lake Windward Elementary School
  • Manning Oaks Elementary School
  • New Prospect Elementary School
  • Ocee Elementary School
  • State Bridge Crossing School
  • Summit Hill Elementary School

Alpharetta middle schools include:

  • Autrey Mill Middle School
  • Haynes Bridge Middle School
  • Holcomb Bridge Middle School
  • Hopewell Middle School
  • Northwestern Middle School
  • Taylor Road Middle School
  • Webb Bridge Middle School

Alpharetta high schools include:

  • Alpharetta High School
  • Cambridge High School
  • Centennial High School
  • Chattahoochee High School
  • Johns Creek High School
  • Milton High School

If you’re considering selling your Alpharetta home, our team is ready to assist. Our market knowledge and cutting-edge marketing expertise ensures you have a definite advantage. Contact us today to get started or request a complimentary Alpharetta home valuation.

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