Alpharetta Homes for Sale
Nestled between the Noth Georgia Mountains and Atlanta is Alpharetta, a community in Fulton County and home to about 68,000 folks. It's unusual name is derived from a variation of 19th century song called the Blue Juniata about a fictional Indian girl but also derived from the first letter of the Greek alphabet. However, it was originally known as the town of Milton up until 1858 and served as the county seat of Milton until 1931. Milton County was eventually merged with Fulton County and now Alpharetta is located entirely in Fulton County but is not the county seat. Read on below the listings to learn more about this fantastic town.
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More About Alpharetta
Alpharetta has a vibrant parks and recreational department with a wide variety of programs and activities for folks of all ages. Because of its location, residents have access to over 300 different attractions and five shopping districts. We have over 750 acres of parkland, a flourishing music scene such as the Ameris Bank amphitheater, one of the largest in the area and one-of-a-kind attractions and over 200 restaurants. Just 30 minutes or about 27 miles north of Atlanta, Alpharetta offers residents just about every service and amenity you would want plus, so many attractions that people from miles around come to this area just to enjoy themselves and find fantastic entertainment.
Why Move to Alpharetta?
Alpharetta has fantastic options when it comes to residential real estate. From vibrant townhomes to new construction, established homes in larger lots, there's something for everyone and just about every price range. Alpharetta has excellent schools, diversity, nightlife, and low crime. Many families and young professionals choose Alpharetta because of the highly rated schools, affordable homes, and close proximity to Atlanta yet minutes to the north Georgia mountain range with multiple activities and adventures. The median home value is about $400,000 and 65% of residents own their own homes.
Alpharetta has a plethora of attractions and events each year such as the Alpharetta Brew Moon Fast, the Scarecrow Harvest, the shopping and restaurants in the downtown Alpharetta historical district and our famous Ameris Bank Amphitheater, a 12,000 capacity outdoor venue home to the Grammy award-winning Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and is hosted multiple stars and artists such as Rod Stewart, the Eagles, and the Dave Matthews Band.
If you love the outdoors, you'll love Alpharetta for its multiple trails and Greenway system, a 6-mile concrete path that wanders through the woods along Big Creek. If you love food, the Taste of Alpharetta is an annual food festival featuring local restaurants, arts, vendors, and live music. There's something for everyone just about every weekend out of the year in Alpharetta but you can also find quiet pockets of residential neighborhoods, tree-lined streets, and homes with acreage.
Alpharetta is part of the Fulton County school system with 14 elementary schools, 11 middle schools including those from kindergarten to eighth grade, and 11 high schools including the Fulton Science Academy and several private schools and Christian schools. The Georgia State University, Gwinnett Technical College, and Reinhardt University also have campuses located in Alpharetta. These schools are some of the top-rated in Fulton County and the Atlanta Metro area. This alone is why many people with families choose Alpharetta as their home.
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