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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 2017, Alpharetta has a population of 65,799 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 (which had a count of 34,854 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alpharetta had an population of 65,799 people. This is an increase of 14.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 88.78% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alpharetta ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alpharetta and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Brookhaven   [Map]   53,518   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dunwoody   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kennesaw   [Map]   34,344   W   18 miles [29 km]
Lawrenceville   [Map]   29,873   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marietta   [Map]   61,048   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Peachtree Corners   [Map]   43,268   SE   8 miles [12.9 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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alpharetta. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alpharetta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alpharetta.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Fulton County

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: https://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.

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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 'straight-line' distance. 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 (or directions), 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0712, Longitude: -84.2967     [Map].

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