Milton GA is a relatively unknown jewel located in North Fulton County, adjacent and to the north of Alpharetta. This new city was formed in 2006 and according to Wikipedia, the city’s population was estimated at 15,156 in 2008. Local reports indicate that the median price of homes for sale in Milton is $800,000 though you can find real estate in all price ranges.
As mentioned above, Milton was founded as a city in 2006 from previously unincorporated areas of North Fulton County on the west side of GA Hwy 400, next to both Cherokee County and Forsyth County. What makes Milton unique and special are the large farms and pastures throughout the countryside. Most of Milton is also on septic rather than sewer, requiring the acreage of developed properties to be an acre or more.
Milton is located adjacent to Windward in Alpharetta– Windward is a large and successful planned unit development that includes homes, an exclusive Golf and Country Club and large business and shopping areas. The residential section is and has been home to celebrities and athletes, include a number of players for the Atlanta Braves. The number of large companies with high-level executives contributed greatly to the growth of Milton and the luxury home market in Milton.
The vast majority of Milton is in the 30004 zip code though there are a couple of Milton neighborhoods in zip code 30075 near Crabapple. That is important to know because if you are searching for homes for sale specifically in Milton, you’ll need to search in Alpharetta also as Milton has no dedicated post office and therefore most homes on the market in Milton will actually show an Alpharetta address.
If you like the area, search Milton GA homes for sale to find out about real estate opportunities.
Here is a map showing Milton GA and its location relative to Atlanta: