Fulton County

Welcome to Fulton County

Georgia’s most populous county, this area is known for its economic vitality and upscale living.
 
Located in the heart of metro Atlanta, Fulton County is composed of 15 cities — Alpharetta, Atlanta, Chattahoochee Hills, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park, Roswell, Sandy Springs, South Fulton, College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Palmetto and Union City — making the area the most populous county in Georgia.
 
Home to more than one million residents, this family-oriented community also houses one of the busiest airports in the world, the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and serves as corporate headquarters for a variety of large companies, including Delta Air Lines, Newell Rubbermaid, General Electric, Costco, Caterpillar, Dendreon, and Kraft Foods.
 
Notable landmarks here include the Georgia State Capitol, Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, and the High Museum of Art. Homes are upscale, but there is also a balanced mix of affordable townhouses and condos.
 

What to Love

  • Largely populated, this area is a business hub
  • Many notable landmarks are featured here
  • Headquarters of several of the nation’s top corporations

People & Lifestyle

Families and young professionals call Fulton County home because it offers a nice mixture of city and suburban life. Many residents work in the area’s large, nationally recognized companies during the week and take part in the region’s ample recreational activities on nights and weekends.
 

Things to Do

Fulton County is full of recreational activities and events. At the Georgia Aquarium, visitors can view hundreds of species and thousands of animals across seven major galleries. The World of Coca-Cola, a museum showcasing the history of the Coca-Cola Company, takes up 20 acres in Atlanta.
 
Centennial Olympic Park, a 22-acre public park located in downtown Atlanta, is owned and operated by the Georgia World Congress Center Authority and was built by the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games as part of the infrastructure improvements for the 1996 Summer Olympics.
 
Residents also frequent Piedmont Park, an urban park in Atlanta, and take in the sites of the city along the Beltline, a sustainable redevelopment project that connects 45 neighborhoods via a 22-mile loop of multi-use trails, modern streetcars, and parks — all based on railroad corridors that formerly encircled Atlanta.
 
Also noteworthy is the Atlanta Botanical Garden, 30 acres adjacent to Piedmont Park, founded to "develop and maintain plant collections for the purposes of display, education, conservation, research, and enjoyment.
 

Schools

Fulton County is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

  • Northview Highschool, 9-12, ranked the 10th top high school Georgia by U.S. News and World Report. It was also ranked 293 nationally.
 

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