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Welcome to Milton ...

The city of Milton is located in Fulton County<1>.



From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Milton has a population of 39,616 people<2> (see below for details).

Milton is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area Codes for Milton: (470)<4>, (678) & (770)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milton had an population of 39,616 people. This is an increase of 21.29% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milton had a population of 32,661 people. This makes Milton the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Milton represents 0.34% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 22nd most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Milton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 67 communities that are also named Milton - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois (6), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Milton.

Communities near Milton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Milton.

  • Roswell
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Johns Creek
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
    • Johns Creek is located in Fulton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,192 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek <5>
  • Marietta
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Brookhaven
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven is located in DeKalb County
  • Dunwoody West
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
    • Dunwoody West is located in DeKalb County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
  • Peachtree Corners
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Kennesaw
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw
    • Kennesaw is located in Cobb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,712 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennesaw <5>
  • Woodstock
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Canton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
    • Canton is located in Cherokee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,347 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton <5>
  • Chamblee
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Milton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Milton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Milton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milton. See our Newspapers Page for Milton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milton ...

Looking for more information about Milton? 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 Milton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Milton.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Milton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Fulton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Milton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Milton, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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