Nestled in 23,000 acres of pastoral landscapes, parks and tranquil spaces, Milton is a city where the appeal of small town living provides its’ residents with a quality of life unmatched across most of Metro Atlanta, Georgia. Located in the northwestern part of Fulton County, a short drive to downtown Atlanta, the city has a rich heritage with an impressive selection of raw land available for building, established communities, and new developments featuring impressive homes on large lots.
Housing options in Milton include historic houses, executive homes in swim and tennis communities, equestrian estates, working horse farms and smaller country style homes. And, with this diverse offering of property styles available, it is no wonder that long-time residents, families, and professionals desiring a simpler way of living, call the City of Milton home. But, Milton also offers easy access to Metro Atlanta and its surrounding cities like Roswell, Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Woodstock and more. Each offering their own unique and highly acclaimed restaurants, entertainment, shopping, outdoor activities, festivals and events - only a short drive away.
Named after Revolutionary War Hero John Milton (Georgia politician), and incorporated on December 1, 2006, the city of Milton lies bounded by Forsyth County on the east, and Cherokee County on the north and west. It is a short distance from Lake Lanier and the North Georgia Mountains. And, is close to Atlanta’s growing technology and healthcare corridor, located off Georgia 400 north.
For a comprehensive list of attractions and activities in Milton and surrounding areas, visit our Local Activities page.