Alpharetta is a city in North Fulton County, incorporated December 11, 1858. Originally in Milton County, Alpharetta served as the county seat of Milton County until the end of 1931 when Milton was merged with Fulton County to avoid bankruptcy during the Great Depression. Many corporations call Alpharetta “home”, including ADP, Alltel, AT&T, Ciena, Comcast, Cox Communications, E-Trade, Equifax, General Electric, Hanjin Shipping, Hansgrohe, Hewlett-Packard, Hi-Rez Studios, IBM, IHG, Ipswitch, Landis+Gyr, LexisNexis, Liaison Technologies, Locum Leaders, Lucent, McKesson Corporation, MedAssets, MetLife, Neenah Paper, Nokia, Nortel, Philips, Publix, Radiant Systems, Scientific Games, Siemens, Sun Microsystems, UPS Supply Chain Solutions, and Verizon.
Alpharetta is also home to North Point Mall, a shopping destination, complete with Von Maur, Macy’s, Sears, JC Penny, and Dillards Department Stores, Build-A-Bear Workshop, American Girl, The Lego Store, and The Disney Store, and The Apple Store, as well as high-end shopping for clothing and accessories.
The North Point area has all the stores you want to visit at once: Pier 1, Crate & Barrell, TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Ross, Z Gallerie, Nordstrom Rack, and more!
Residents love the convenience of great shopping and dining, all the while being away from the Downtown Atlanta traffic and lifestyle.
Popular subdivisions include:
Arbors at Henderson Village | Atlanta National Country Club | Avalon | Avensong | Avery Square | Aviary | Belleterre | Blackberry Ridge | Blackwell Manor | Brierfield | Brookshade | Central Park at Deerfield | Country Club of the South| Crooked Creek | Ellard | Glen Abbey | Hampton Hall | Harrington Falls | Hillbrooke | Holcombes Farm | Haynes Manor | Hopewell Plantation | Leeward Walk | Medlock Bridge | Nesbit Lakes | North Farm | Oakside at Hamby | Seven Oaks | The Falls at Autry Mill | The Manor Golf and Country Club | Tuxford | White Columns | Windermere Park | Windward