There are hundreds of things to love about residing in the Peach State, including the fact that Georgia is quite an affordable place to live. Southern hospitality and natural beauty just add to the list of reasons to live in Georgia. When you consider the amazing quality of life, reasonable cost of living, excellent educational outlets and many attractions, there are quite a few great towns in which to settle.
Located in Fulton County, Alpharetta is just 26 miles from downtown Atlanta. Living so close to all that a big city has to offer yet still having a true suburban feel is what attracts many to Alpharetta. McKesson Corporation, a large, locally-based pharmaceutical company, is a magnet for those seeking work in the healthcare field here. Alpharetta is also a great place to raise a family. There are annual festivals, the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre for large concerts plus the Big Creek Greenway for walkers and bikers. The city also boasts an excellent school system.