Georgia is a great place to call home, with its 10 million plus population and the many attractions it offers. If you're looking for the perfect place to settle down in Fulton County, you'll be spoilt for choice with these 11 best places to live. Canton and Holly Springs are a great option for those seeking a suburban lifestyle that isn't too overwhelming. The city covers nearly 20 square miles, so you'll often come across cows and horses while driving around.
It's a popular choice for young families due to its large lots, open spaces, and excellent school system. Holly Springs is located just off south of Canton on I-575 and is also situated in the center of Cherokee County. Decatur is close to downtown Atlanta but has its own unique character. The small city center is full of bars, restaurants, and local shops that attract people from all over.
Gainesville is the ideal spot for anyone who loves the outdoors. It's located near Lake Lanier, one of the most popular lakes in the country, and hosted the Olympic Games in 1996. You can still visit the rowing facilities on the lake's shores. Atlanta is an hour's drive away and the foothills of North Georgia are an hour away in the opposite direction. Johns Creek is known as “the exception to everyday life”. It has plenty of trails and parks to explore, as well as restaurants, bars, and nightlife that will keep you entertained.
It's also incredibly safe compared to other Atlanta suburbs. Woodstock covers more than 12 square miles and has over 30,000 residents. It has been awarded the Live, Work, Play City Award from the Georgia Municipal Association due to its vibrant city center and world-class parks and trails. There are also hundreds of thriving small businesses, regional stores, and tourist destinations. Marietta is a great suburb if you want to be close to Atlanta but don't want to live in the city itself. Around 60,000 people live here and there are plenty of museums, theaters, and 18 parks to explore.
Roswell is slightly more expensive than Marietta but it's worth it for its 18 parks and incredible historic district. Every third Thursday from April to October there's Alive in Roswell festival with live bands, food trucks, vendors, and more. Peachtree City is home to Pinewood Forest, a new planned development with some of the most experienced architects in the region. You should also check out Trillith community owned by Chick-Fil-A founders. Finally, Suwanee may be small but it packs a punch when it comes to charm and amenities. It was named one of America's best places to live by Money Magazine due to its excellent schools and low crime rate.
There are plenty of parks and trails as well as shopping opportunities.