Alpharetta, Georgia

Alpharetta is the very essence of big-city sophistication, yet it retains its small town charm.

Perfectly positioned between the enchanting and adventurous North Georgia Mountains and the vibrant international city of Atlanta, Alpharetta conveniently gives you quick access to many North Metro-Atlanta Activities.  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is located a short commute or MARTA transfer from Alpharetta.

Alpharetta and Milton County can trace their history to the time of the resettlement of the Cherokee Indian Nation in the 1830’s. First, drawn by the promise of free Indian lands, a few somewhat itinerant setters moved into the area. These first pioneers were soon followed by permanent farmers and merchants who were the fortunate winners of the land lotteries of the early 1830’s.

Today, there are many attractions for residents and visitors alike.  Whether it is catching your favorite musician performing at Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre, visiting one of Alpharetta’s top golf courses or ranges, or enjoying a Tasting Tour at Jekyll Brewing – Alpharetta has something for everyone.

Alpharetta is an affluent suburb of Atlanta located in north Fulton County, Georgia, United States. According to the 2010 census, Alpharetta’s population is 57,551 — Wikipedia

Avalon in Alpharetta

Avalon in Alpharetta, Georgia

Alpharetta is also home to Avalon – a sustainably designed, 86-acre development with more than 500,000 square feet of retail, a 12-screen all premium theater, a full-service hotel (coming in Phase II), Class A office, single-family residences and luxury rental homes infuses resort-level hospitality throughout a walkable, seamlessly connected community of shopping, dining, entertainment, living and working. It’s more than just another place to go, it’s a place to be—a hub of local art and activity that delivers the luxury of the modern South.

The Alpharetta City Council approved the project in April 2012, began construction on January 28, 2013 and celebrated grand opening with multiple events October 29-November 2, 2014.  Phase II is scheduled to open in Fall, 2016 and includes 90,000 square feet of retail, 550,000 square feet of office space in two buildings, 276 multi-family units and a hotel with 325 rooms and a conference center with 45,000 square feet of meeting space. Upon completion, Avalon is projected to generate approximately $21 million annually in sales tax revenue, $4.5 million annually in new property taxes, $1.1 million annually in hotel taxes and more than 4,000 new permanent retail sector, white-collar and hotel service jobs.

Top Employers

Verizon Wireless - 3598 Employees
McKesson - 2050 Employees
ADP - 1463 Employees
LexisNexis - 1289 Employees
Comcast - 1000 Employees
UPS - 941 Employees
Hewlett-Packard - 906 Employees
E-Trade - 765 Employees
Cox Communications - 726 Employees
RedPrairie - 672 Employees

Food Truck Alley

Alpharetta Food Truck Festival

Enjoy a variety of 6-8 rotating food trucks and music each week from the beginning of April through the end of October. Stroll the streets, eat delicious food, listen to some great music and kick off the weekend a little early! Food truck line-up includes vendors such as:

To satisfy your sweet tooth, two more food trucks will be on hand:

All trucks accept cash and credit cards.  For more information about the event, please check the Alpharetta Food Truck Alley Facebook page.

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