Perched in Northeastern Fulton County, Johns Creek is only 27 miles from downtown Atlanta. Bounded by other neighborhoods like Alpharetta to the northwest, Suwanee to the east, and Duluth, Berkeley Lake, and Peachtree Corners to the south, Johns Creek is perfectly poised to offer residents a thriving central location and a fun-filled, high-end lifestyle.
Defined by trading posts dotted up and down the Chattahoochee River, the Johns Creek area was once disconnected settlements comprised of pioneer families striking out on their own. By the mid-1800s, however, the trading posts developed into a flourishing oasis of business, and high-class tourists — Andrew Jackson would regularly stay here on his journeys south. It wasn’t until 1981 that Johns Creek was officially given its name by the people behind the master-planned, mixed-use community of Johns Creek.
Today, as the tenth-largest city in Georgia, Johns Creek is a shining neighborhood promoting community, education, and unparalleled quality of life. The homes are attractive, spacious, and varied, allowing for you to make the best personal decision for your family. From Prairie to Colonial Revival, the styles inundating Johns Creek only add to its splendor. Enraptured by affluent living, great schools, picturesque surroundings, and a convenient location, many young professionals and families call Johns Creek home.
Continuing to rank highly among the best places to live in the United States, Johns Creek is characterized by a sophisticated quality of life blending flawlessly with a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. The population of 84,000 is considered very stable and welcoming. The fact that Johns Creek is close to both the I-85 and the I-285 perimeter means that despite the pleasant, serene setting of the city itself, it’s never far from the action. Perfect for families and young professionals, Johns Creek promises extraordinary daily life and a welcoming community.
Eclectic and diverse, Johns Creek’s retail and restaurant scene is thriving. Cuisine from all over the world meets stylish boutiques and family-friendly spaces sure to satisfy all.
The Market at Haynes Bridge is a one-stop shop for any errand, but more than that, it boasts excellent ways to spruce up the wardrobe and spend an afternoon. Riverwalk Marketplace is another shopping center bursting with options, and the perfect place to celebrate some successful shopping is SUGO, where you can reserve a table at this warm, family-run eatery, which serves top-of-the-line traditional Mediterranean cuisine.
Korean barbecue bursting with flavor has never been more delicious than at upscale Ari Korean Steakhouse. Afterward, grab dessert at the delicious bakery right on-site! Peruse the extensive wine list at Pampas Steakhouse, which boasts sophisticated wooded surroundings and high-end Argentinian steaks.
Activity abounds in Johns Creek’s neighborhoods. Offering something for everyone, the area is filled to the brim with green spaces, golf clubs, and more.
Demonstrating the area’s commitment to its community, Johns Creek International Festival occurs annually and boasts live music, entertainment, food, activity, and more, all celebrating arts and culture from around the world right in Johns Creek’s backyard. Featuring over 120 artisans from around the country, Johns Creek Art Festival is another way to find yourself immersed in the culture through the exemplary community found here.
Offering miles of trails, park spaces, courts, pavilions, playgrounds, and more, Newtown Park is a great place to spend an afternoon. To get a taste of the rugged beauty of Georgia’s landscape, turn to the Autrey Mill Nature Preserve & Heritage Center, which is home to 46 acres of preserved nature. A recreational area ideal for getting some exercise with your kids, Ocee Park has playgrounds, fields, and even athletic organizations for your kids to join. For an elevated jaunt into nature, check out The Standard Club for some top-tier golf and amenities.
Johns Creek is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
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