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30022, 30023, 30004

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The population of Alpharetta is approximately 29,000 (2000), 57551 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,140 (1999), 21742 (2010).

The amount of land area in Alpharetta is 49.262 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.038 sq kilometers.
The distance from Alpharetta to Washington DC is 538 miles. The distance to the Georgia state capital is 22 miles. (as the crow flies)
Alpharetta is positioned 34.06 degrees north of the equator and 84.27 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Alpharetta elevation is 1,050 feet above sea level.
Alpharetta per capita income is $32,873 (1999).
Alpharetta median income is $73,867.

The Alpharetta median home price is $119,800 (1999).

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Alpharetta location: 22 miles north of Atlanta in the foothills of the southern Appalachians in north-central Georgia

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Alpharetta is moderate. The elevation of over 1,000 feet helps protect the area from extreme temperatures and high humidity experienced by many southern cities.
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Alpharetta history:

A small village named New Prospect Camp Ground was formed and became a trading post for all area residents to exchange their goods. The area prospered as the surrounded farmland proved to be rich and productive. The town was chartered on 11 December, 1857 and became the county seat of Milton County. Milton County was merged with Fulton County in 1932. The town was renamed Alpharetta which is from the Greek words, alpha, meaning first and retta, which means town.
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Alpharetta attractions:

Autrey Mill Nature Preserve and Heritage Center
9770 Autrey Mill Rd.
Alpharetta, GA 30022
Phone: 770-664-0660
On 46 acres of natural ravine forest with a scenic creek and abundant animal life, Autrey Mill has 1 1/2 miles of walking trails, picnic areas, historic sites, educational programs and tours.

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