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Johns Creek Snapshot

People flock to Johns Creek for exceptional schools, shopping and access to jobs. Johns Creek is the newest city encompassing this fabulous area! Find your home in communities like Seven Oaks, Windward, Medlock Bridge, St. Ives, St. Marlo, Deer Lake, and many other fabulous subdivisions!

The abundant green space, wealth of recreational opportunities and down-home country atmosphere and you can understand why this setting is considered a premier location in Atlanta today.

It is named for the body of water that runs through the area. According to special legislation passed by the Georgia General Assembly in March 2006 and signed by the Governor of Georgia in April 2006, the city will be created out of the entire unincorporated eastern part of northern Fulton County, bounded by Roswell to the west and south, Alpharetta to the northwest, Forsyth County to the north, and Gwinnett County to the east.

Johns Creek, a master planned mixed use development in South Forsyth County, is home to many regional headquarters and businesses, hotels, upscale restaurants and a wide range of healthcare specialists near the future Johns Creek Emory Hospital.

The county stretches from the banks of the Chattahoochee River, up the shoreline of beautiful Lake Lanier, to the foothills of the scenic North Georgia Mountains. Whether it’s golfing, tennis, boating, horse back riding or anything in between, South Forsyth County has got it all. On top of all this, South Forsyth County offers easy access to Atlanta, which is well known as one of the most thriving and vibrant metropolitan centers in America.

Whether your interest is sports, the Arts, history, nightlife or anything else you can think of, South Forsyth County’s proximity to Atlanta is sure to be one more reason to love living here.

Full service restaurants and higher-end clothing retailers dominate the area’s retail market and dominate social activities. With an estimated 50 – 60 thousand residents calling Johns Creek home, it is no wonder that it has quickly found a place in the respected suburbs of Atlanta.

A live-work-play city, Johns Creek harbors communities, which incorporate both Golf and Tennis amenities on a regular basis. Homes in the price range of $500 – $600 thousand are commonplace. Convenience also flourishes here with great shopping and restaurants within a stone’s throw.


All public schools in Johns Creek are part of the Fulton County School System, one of the oldest and largest school districts in Georgia. Founded in 1871, the System is serving more than 86,600 students during the 2006-2007 school year.

The following Fulton County high, middle and elementary schools are located in Johns Creek (a third High School is slated to be built in Johns Creek and scheduled to open in 2009): Chattahoochee High School, Northview High School, Autrey Mill Middle School, River Trail Middle School, Taylor Road Middle School, Abbotts Hill Elementary, Barnwell Elementary, Dolvin Elementary, Findley Oaks Elementary, Medlock Bridge Elementary, Ocee Elementary, Shakerag Elementary, State Bridge Crossing Elementary and Wilson Creek Elementary.

Johns Creek is a community that offers students the opportunity to attend accomplished schools that are recognized for both their academic achievements, as well as, their strong extracurricular programs… a community with schools that consistently attain strong academic performances from its students… curriculum’s graduating students focused on higher learning opportunities… athletic programs that are competitive and bring home state titles… strong arts and music programs, including highly acclaimed orchestra program… a community with public schools that cater to the individualized student with a variety of choices and opportunities built into the curriculum’s.

Findley Oaks Elementary is dedicated to providing a positive and nurturing culture for learning, to continually improve student achievement, and to foster good citizenship and decision making. The school ties technology and science into their hands-on approach to learning. Conservation and respect for the environment is taught through advanced learning activities supported by the weather station. Findley Oaks focuses on community involvement by holding various events to help bring the faculty, children, and families together as one.
River Trail Middle School’s goal is to support the development of higher level thinking skills within the framework of the middle school concept. Awards for excellence in achievement prove success in creating an academically challenging environment for the students.

River Trail Middle School was the only middle school named the 2007 NCLB National Blue Ribbon School which distinguishes and honors schools for helping students achieve at very high levels and for making significant progress in closing the achievement gap.

Northview High School’s mission is to instill excellence in academics, arts, and athletics. This school strives to make academics the top priority on their list. They received the 2004 Governor’s Cup for SAT performance and having ninety-seven percent of high school seniors continue their education after graduation. Northview High School believes that every student has the right to learn, teach, and be involved. All students are expected to participate in the learning process by being prepared, ready to work, and on task until finished. Students are also expected to show courtesy and respect for others at all times while demonstrating safe and responsible conduct at all times. The staff members and parents play an immense part in Northview High School’s Code of Responsibility. The staff is expected to provide a safe and productive learning environment while exercising open and timely communication with parents and students.

Johns Creek will become the state’s tenth-largest city.

Population: 65,000
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Around Johns Creek

Cassell Golf Inc
(770) 497-0055
6230 Abbotts Bridge Rd, Duluth

Country Club Of The South
(770) 475-1803
4100 Old Alabama Rd, Alpharetta

Discovery Beginnings Inc
(770) 448-5958
3485 Scotts Mill Run, Duluth

Duluth Branch Library
(770) 476-1992
3480 Duluth Park Ln, Duluth

John Creek Children’s Museum
(770) 630-4112
10540 Wren Ridge Rd, Alpharetta

Medlock Crossing 18
(770) 814-8437
9700 Medlock Bridge Rd, Duluth

Mnm Theatres
(678) 473-0246
9800 Medlock Bridge Rd, Duluth

New Town Recreation
(678) 297-2662
3000 Old Alabama Rd, Alpharetta

North Point Market 8
(770) 663-0770
6500 N Point Pkwy, Alpharetta

Peachtree Hill Gallery
(770) 623-8470
3455 Pchtree Ind Blvd # 520, Duluth

River Station Swim & Tennis
(770) 263-0982
4669 Outer Bank Dr, Norcross

Rivermont Golf & Country Cl
(770) 993-2124
3130 Rivermont Pkwy, Alpharetta

Spalding Corners Swim And Tennis
(770) 263-0290
3874 Glen Meadow Dr, Norcross

The Little Gym Of Duluth
(770) 476-4400
3170 Peachtree Indus Blvd, Duluth

The Standard Club
(770) 497-0055
6230 Abbotts Bridge Rd, Duluth

Thornhill Clubhouse
(770) 416-6076
9200 Waits Ferry Xing, Duluth

Willow South Riding School
(770) 664-6622
10290 Old Woodland Entry, Alpharetta