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Welcome to Alpharetta ...

The city of Alpharetta is located in Fulton County and is the County Seat for Fulton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Alpharetta has a population of 65,338 people<1> (see below for details).

Alpharetta is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Alpharetta lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area Codes for Alpharetta: (470)<3>, (678) and (770)

The ZIP codes for Alpharetta: 30004-30005, 30009, 30022-30023<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alpharetta had a population of 57,551 people (or 6.25% of the total population of Fulton County). This makes Alpharetta the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Alpharetta represents 0.59% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 57,551 people, the population of Alpharetta increased 65.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 34,854 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Alpharetta had an population of 65,338 people. This is an increase of 13.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 87.46% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alpharetta.

Communities near Alpharetta ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brookhaven   [Map]   52,444   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Duluth   [Map]   29,331   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dunwoody   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kennesaw   [Map]   33,627   W   18 miles [29 km]
Lawrenceville   [Map]   30,782   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marietta   [Map]   60,941   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alpharetta.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alpharetta. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alpharetta. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alpharetta. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alpharetta:

Websites for Alpharetta ...

Official Website:   www.alpharetta.ga.us/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.gnfcc.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpharetta ...

Looking for more information about Alpharetta? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alpharetta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Alpharetta.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Alpharetta. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

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About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Alpharetta: www.alpharetta.ga.us/

The official website for Fulton County: www.co.fulton.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alpharetta.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alpharetta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Of the area codes for Alpharetta, area code (470, 678) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Alpharetta.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Alpharetta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alpharetta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Alpharetta includes: 30004, 30009, 30022 & 30023.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Alpharetta. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alpharetta) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alpharetta. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alpharetta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alpharetta. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0712, Longitude: -84.2967     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Alpharetta.



 
 
 

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