Alpharetta is a city located in north Fulton County, Georgia, United States. It is an affluent northern suburb of Atlanta. One of the first permanent landmarks in the area was the New Prospect Camp Ground, located beside a natural spring near what is now downtown Alpharetta. It later served as a trading post for the exchanging of goods among settlers.
The Downtown Alpharetta Welcome Center is located at 178 South Main Street and has more than 200 complimentary brochures providing information on the surrounding area. The Alpharetta Brew Moon Fest is held the first Saturday in October. Brew, wine and delicious food from some of Alpharetta’s best restaurants will be available for sale as the city comes together for one big street party. The Alpharetta Farmers Market is a weekly farmers market in the downtown area. The market was named “Best Saturday Morning Excursion” in 2007 by Atlanta Magazine. The Downtown Alpharetta Historic District is located in the center of Alpharetta at the convergence of North Main Street, South Main Street, Milton Avenue, and Academy Street. Around this area are several historic buildings dating from the late 19th century and older. The downtown area has been restored, replacing more modern buildings with period structures, and includes dining, shopping, and widened brick sidewalks.
The city is served by Fulton County Schools.
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