Alpharetta was founded in 1858 and is located in northern Fulton County, Georgia and is a suburb north of Atlanta. It is perfectly positioned between the north Georgia mountains and the international metropolitan area of Atlanta. Alpharetta is considered one of the best places to live in Georgia. Alpharetta offers residents a dense suburban feel, the median age is upper 30’s, 65% own a bachelor’s degree or higher, over 60% of households earn $75,000 or more, and most residents own their homes. You will find many coffee shops, restaurants and parks in Alpharetta. Many families and young professionals live in Alpharetta and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Alpharetta are highly rated.