city in north Fulton County, Georgia, United States

Alpharetta is a suburb in Metro Atlanta, it has around 54,000 residents.

Get inEdit

Map of Alpharetta

From Atlanta, take GA 400/US 19 North. Exits 9, 10, 11 lead into the city of Alpharetta. Exit 11 will take you directly onto Windward Parkway, which is a visitor friendly route.

Get aroundEdit

This is an easy place to get around by car and is likely the easiest method of exploring the area.

Alpharetta also prides itself as pedestrian-friendly, so travelling by foot is also an option, especially near the town center.

By busEdit


  • North Point Mall
  • Windward Parkway - West Windward Parkway is where all the stores are, East Windward Parkway is residential neighborhoods
  • The Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - frequent shows
  • Historic Downtown


  • Shop and eat at North Point Mall and on Windward Parkway
  • Visit the Town Center


  • American Girl Boutique and Bistro at the North Point Mall. It is the only American Girl Boutique and Bistro in the Southeast
  • There are many stores on West Windward Parkway, including WalMart, Costco, Home Depot, and many restaurants




  • Madras Chettinaad, Alpharetta Common Shopping Center (next to Publix), 4305 State Bridge Rd #108, +1 678-393-3131. M-F 11:30AM-3PM; Sa Su noon–3PM; Daily 5PM-10PM. Indian restaurant. Buffet is only served during lunch. Mains $8-14.







Go nextEdit

  • Roswell — has a nice historical district, you may want to visit that.
  • Dahlonega — Banjarmasinis known for its old gold mines, while most are inaccessible, one is. Touring the mine is a great experience, and guided tours are available.
Routes through Alpharetta
AshevilleDahlonega  N   S  RoswellAtlanta

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