MILTON

Welcome to Milton

Semi-rural city offering a bucolic equestrian lifestyle

Milton is an exclusive semi-rural city in the northernmost part of Fulton County. Although it was incorporated in 2006, this city’s roots stretch much further back. Milton developed as an equestrian community with local farms staging mom-and-pop horse shows in the 19th century. Modern-day Milton has many horse boarding stables and horseback riding trails while venues such as Wills Park host scores of horse competitions and championship rodeos. Milton is one of Georgia’s most affluent cities, offering an idyllic country lifestyle without sacrificing restaurants and other amenities.
Milton’s real estate mix includes suburban developments of spacious single-family homes and grand acreage estates with equestrian facilities.

What to Love

  • Acreage estates 
  • Charming downtown
  • Equestrian lifestyle 
  • Parks and farms

People & Lifestyle

The equestrian lifestyle is on display everywhere in Milton. Wander into downtown restaurants and coffee shops and you’re certain to see locals relaxing in boots and britches next to small business owners on laptops. Milton boasts a booming job market, fantastic schools, and an idyllic country setting within a 30 minutes’ drive of Atlanta. ​​​​​​​

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

This bucolic community has no shortage of cosmopolitan dining options. The Union Restaurant offers local beers and eclectic homestyle cooking, from ahi poke bowls and falafel tacos to wood-fired pizzas and mouthwatering burgers. Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails is a Zagat-rated hotspot with exquisite farm-to-table Southern dishes and an impressive wine list. This restaurant is housed within an 1870s farmhouse and many of its ingredients are grown in an on-site garden. 7 Acre BarnGrill also grows fresh produce on the land surrounding the restaurant. Located within a renovated 1930s general store, 7 Acre BarnGrill’s menu includes slow-cooked beef brisket, jumbo lump crab cakes, shrimp and grits, seasonal veggies, homemade pies, and a full bar with in-house barrel-aged whiskeys. ‘Cue Barbecue is the best place in town to enjoy succulent smoked meats alongside frequent live music performances. ​​​​​​​

Things to Do

Milton is an outdoorsy community with lots of public recreation space. Bell Memorial Park has four baseball fields, picnic areas, and a playground. There are also football and lacrosse fields at Cox Road Athletic Complex, recreation programs and summer camps at Bethwell Community Center, outdoor workout equipment at Freedom Park, a basketball court and playfield at Friendship Community Park, and trails, a rock-climbing cliff, and a lake at Providence Park. Wills Park is a sprawling 110-acre outdoor space with a disc golf course, two tee-ball fields, six lighted tennis courts, and eight baseball fields. The equestrian center at Wills Park hosts a variety of events throughout the year including horse shows, rodeos, concerts, and symphonies. Wills Park also has a 5,600-square-foot swimming pool which benefited from a $5.47 million renovation in 2018. The pool’s facilities include interactive play stations and a waterslide. As well, Wills Park has an arboretum with many species of native and non-native trees. Scottsdale Farms is a popular place to visit with a café, a barn shop with lots of unique clothing and home décor items, and animals such as goats, chickens, and cows. Special events at Scottsdale Farms include a Fall Pumpkin Patch, Enchanted Christmas Tree Forest, and Winter Wonderland. Milton is a premier golfing destination with a variety of courses and clubs in the area. Highlights include a Tom Watson-designed 18-hole course at The Manor Golf & Country Club, a gorgeous walking course at Atlanta National Golf Club, and a highly-regarded course designed by Rees Jones at Echelon Golf Club. ​​​​​​​

Schools

Milton is zoned in the Fulton County public school district. ​​​​​​​
  • Birmingham Falls Elementary School, Public, PK-5 
  • Cambridge High School, Public, 9-12 
  • Milton High School, Public, 9-12 
  • King’s Ridge Christian School, Private, Christian, PK-12

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