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alpharetta georggiaToday, Alpharetta is known primarily as an affluent suburb of Atlanta, just to its north, but this city is a distinct community with a history going back nearly as far as the city of Atlanta itself. Whereas Atlanta was nearly leveled during the Civil War and lost many of its heritage buildings, Alpharetta has been able to maintain a portion of its historic downtown core and a unique identity all its own.

Links to the Past

Take a stroll down memory lane with a self-guided tour through Alpharetta's past. There are 17 historical markers to explore through the heritage district in this community's downtown area. This includes the Milton Log cabin, built in 1934 and used as a school house, it has been meticulously maintained in its historic state,

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facts about alpharettaIf population growth is anything to go by, then there is no doubt that Alpharetta is one of the most popular cities in the state of Georgia. Boasting a growth of over 30% since 2000, the city continues to expand with no sign of slowing down. Thanks to a healthy business environment, the city's economy is thriving and residents enjoy an amazing quality of life.

Check out our 6 interesting (and true!) facts about Alpharetta - one of The Atlanta Homes Team's favorite areas!

1) The name "Alpharetta" means "First Town"

Derived from two Greek words: "Alpha" meaning first, and "Retta" meaning town,

2) Original Town Charter Imposed A Tax Limit of $25/Year

On December 11th, 1858, the original town charter was created. The charter allowed the

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luxury homes for sale alpharettaFor most people, a ride in a helicopter would be a once-in-a-lifetime treat, but for others, having a heliport on their property is a run-of-the-mill experience.

There is no doubt that Metro Atlanta is home to some of the most beautiful estates and mansions in the country. Want a rare glimpse inside some of the most glamorous estates in Alpharetta, GA? These multi-million dollar luxury homes for sale feature lavish amenities beyond your wildest imagination. From heated pools and state-of-the-art movie theaters, to elevators and pool houses, these properties are what dreams are made of.

Fulfill all of your voyeuristic fantasies and take a look at what these homes have to offer. Read on to check out photos, amenities, prices and so much more!

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alpharetta home amphitheaterThere are plenty of available Alpharetta homes for sale, which is good news for those who love live music. That's because Alpharetta is home to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, a 12,000 seat venue situated on 45 acres of manicured lawn. The venue is outdoors, and open during the warmer months of April - October. Many music lovers can be found sprawled on the gently sloping hill above the Amphitheater, making this the perfect place to enjoy some of the biggest names in music.

Spend Your Summer Rocking Out On The Lawns Of This State-Of-The-Art Venue

Surrounding the distinctive venue is a beautiful park, dotted with large heritage trees and blooming plants. Many Alpharetta residents spend the summer on the soft, green grass, under the shady of the

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