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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 39,587 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Milton.

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) and (770)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Milton had an population of 39,587 people. This is an increase of 21.21% 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 total 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 have 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.

  • Johns Creek [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
    • Johns Creek [Fulton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Milton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,579 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Johns Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek<7>
  • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Milton
    • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Dunwoody West
  • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Hill
    • Sugar Hill [Gwinnett County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Milton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,617 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sugar Hill<7>
  • Suwanee [Gwinnett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Suwanee
    • Suwanee [Gwinnett County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Milton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,907 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Suwanee have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suwanee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Suwanee<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Noonday [Cobb County]
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      • Noonday [Cobb County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Milton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,592 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noonday have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noonday
    • Litchfield Hundred [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Litchfield Hundred
      • Litchfield Hundred [Fulton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Milton
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 15,491 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Litchfield Hundred have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Litchfield Hundred
    • Holly Oaks [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Oaks
      • Holly Oaks [Cobb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Milton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,442 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Oaks
    • Motes Hill [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Motes Hill
      • Motes Hill [Cherokee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Milton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,211 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Motes Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Motes Hill
    • Gaines Ferry [Hall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaines Ferry
      • Gaines Ferry [Hall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Milton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaines Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaines Ferry
    • Breeze Hill Estates [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breeze Hill Estates
      • Breeze Hill Estates [Cherokee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Milton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,638 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Breeze Hill Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breeze Hill Estates

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Fulton County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Milton) 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 Milton. 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 Milton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1351, Longitude: -84.3067    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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