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In The Spotlight: Milton, GA

Posted by Martin Archacki on Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 at 2:17pm.

milton gaMilton, GA was incorporated in Fulton County on December 1, 2006. Situated in the beautiful, northwestern region of the county, Milton is known as a highly affluent community with a population of just over 32,000. According to the 2010 Census, Milton’s average household income is $99,412 in an area of roughly 38.7 square miles. Milton is bordered by Roswell and Alpharetta to its south, Forsyth County on its east, and Cherokee County to its north and west.

Milton, GA: A Brief History

Named after the Revolutionary War Hero and Georgian politician, John Milton, the city is currently named as the best quality of life in Georgia. An overwhelming majority of Milton’s residents voted in favor of cityhood in 2006, and with the signature of Governor Sonny Perdue, Milton incorporated into Fulton County with 85% approval.

Things To Do In Milton

Milton has a down home southern feel with class. As it is known as a rather affluent and wealthy neighborhood in Fulton County, Milton is known for its happy but distinguished residents. With plenty to do throughout Fulton and the metro Atlanta area, those looking to stick around Milton will find a plethora of park and recreation facilities, year-round athletic events, summer camps, and several hot spots for dining and shopping.
For dining out, residents of Milton enjoy everything Cue Barbeque, Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails, La Casa Italian Grill and Restaurant, Alpine Bakery and Trattoria, Bombay Flames Indian Restaurant and Bar, Liu Fu Chinese Restaurant, and El Porton Mexican Restaurant. Needless to say, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in Milton.

When it comes to shopping, Fulton County has everything for everyone of any budget. Publix, Kroger, Target, and a Super Wal-Mart can be found in Milton and surrounding areas, as well as a Von Maur, Dillard’s, T.J. Maxx, Kohl’s, and Bed Bath & Beyond. Everything anyone would ever need is located in and around Milton, so it’s a perfect place to look into when considering Atlanta real estate.

Amenities In Milton

The city has published an Online Activity Guide that showcases all the important details for Milton’s recreational facilities, year-round athletic events, and summer camps.

Schools in Milton are serviced by Fulton County Schools and include the following:

  • Alpharetta Elementary School in Alpharetta (Grades K-5)
  • Birmingham Falls Elementary School (Grades K-5)
  • Cogburn Woods Elementary School (Grades K-5)
  • Crabapple Crossing Elementary School (Grades K-5)
  • Manning Oaks Elementary School in Alpharetta (Grades K-5)
  • Mountain Park Elementary School Roswell (Grades K-5)
  • Summit Hill Elementary School (Grades K-5)
  • Sweet Apple Elementary School in Roswell (Grades K-5)
  • Crabapple Middle School in Roswell (Grades 6-8)
  • Elkins Pointe Middle School in Roswell (Grades 6-8)
  • Hopewell Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • Northwestern Middle School (Grades 6-8)
  • Alpharetta High School in Alpharetta (Grades 9-12)
  • Milton High School (Grades 9-12)
  • Roswell High School in Roswell (Grades 9-12)
  • Cambridge High School in Milton (Grades 9-12)

Milton is also home to the Alpharetta Athletic Club which maintains two, 18-hole golf courses, four hard tennis courts, a swimming facility, massage facilities, a fitness gym, and year-round events that are enjoyed by the many families in the area. In nearby Alpharetta, Avalong, a 500,000 square foot retail space with 12-screentTheater, full service hotel, office spaces, and single family residences and condos has become a local hub for art and culture that many Milton residents enjoy.

Living in Milton is luxury minus pretentiousness, and residents and families here enjoy a multitude of shopping, dining, and entertainment options that are widely available in their own communities as well as throughout the larger Atlanta area. 

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