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Alpharetta Travel Guide  

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55 km2
346 m

Situated in Fulton County, the city of Alpharetta is located at the foothills of the southern Appalachians in north-central Georgia, USA. It covers an area of 55.4 sq km and has a population of around 60,000.
Originally established as a village by the name of New Prospect Camp Ground, it was a trading post where Indians and white settlers exchanged goods. The town was renamed as ‘Alpharetta’ (meaning ‘first town’) and was chartered on 11 December 1858.  
The area enjoys a moderate climate and is protected from extreme temperatures and high humidity due to its elevation of over 1,000 feet. The average summer temperature is around 24°C while the average winter temperature is around 4°C.
Alpharetta is continuously experiencing growth and development while maintaining its rich heritage.    

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Overall Guide : When in Alpharetta make sure to visit the Big Creek Greenway. Offering activities such as walking, jogging, roller-blading, biking, and bird-watching along its wide, wooded trail, the greenway is an ideal to unwind amid the beauty of Big Creek. History as... more well as nature lovers will enjoy a day-spend at the Autry Mill Nature Preserve and Heritage Center. Apart from the various educational programmes related to nature that are featured here, the centre also houses several historic buildings. People who love horses must visit the Wills Park Equestrian Center. Hosting several events throughout the year, the centre boasts of almost 298 horse stalls. Dog agility trials are also conducted here. Those looking for some thrills on ice should visit the Cooler Family Skate Center. Plan your visit around the Old Soldier’s Day Parade which honours of the men and women of the country.
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