Alpharetta’s history traces back to the resettlement of the Cherokee Indians in the 1830’s. Today, Forbes lists it as “the 6th fastest growing city”, “one of the friendliest places to live” and “a top place to move”. Residents can live in newer swim & tennis neighborhoods, country club homes or urban neighborhoods. The growing downtown area is used as a hub for music, art and festivals while boasting an eclectic mix of eateries and shops.
Alpharetta is a small city with its share of green space. Wills Park has baseball fields, tennis courts, a swimming pool, a dog park, disc golf, playgrounds and a 50-acre equestrian center. Big Creek Greenway provides a wide, eight-mile wooded path for walkers and bicyclists. The neighborhood is home the new Avalon, an 86-acre development offering single-family residences, movie theatre, restaurants, dozens of shops and much more.
- Creek View, Lake Windward, Ocee, New Prospect and Cogburn Woods Elementary Schools
- Webb Bridge and Hopewell Middle Schools
- Alpharetta High School
- Alpharetta Christian Academy
- Fulton Science Academy
- The Lionheart School