Johns Creek Area Guide Learn about the Johns Creek community and all that it offers!
Bordering the banks of the Chattahoochee River and positioned 30 miles outside of Atlanta, Johns Creek provides residents with several outdoor attractions and venues with convenient access to the big city.
Johns Creek Life
With a population of 85,446 people, a median household income of $113,609, and over 64 percent of the population having at least a bachelor’s degree, Johns Creek is ranked the 2nd safest city in Georgia on the 2020 SafeWise report.
Johns Creek offers multi-family units, senior living communities, private residences, senior living apartments, making it an ideal destination for families of all sizes and ages.
Johns Creek is a dream for those who enjoy outdoor activities as it has 5 access points to the Chattahoochee, seven 18-hole championship courses (private and public), and over 400 acres of parkland and nature reserve.
The community values arts and culture which greatly impacts the entertainment and attractions Johns Creek offers. It is home to several arts festivals, arts centers, and performing arts theaters and institutions.
Here are a few favorites of the several attractions to experience in Johns Creek.
Autrey Mill Nature Preserve
Autrey Mill offers 46 acres of woodlands, nature trails, creek, pavilions, animal exhibits, and historic buildings for all ages to explore. The 2.5 miles of trails wander past a scenic creek with rocky shoals, many spring seeps, mature trees, wildflowers, native plants, and a variety of animal life. Autrey Mill provides year-round nature, scout badge programs, camps, concerts, and a showcase of over 400 years of history.
The Forum on Peachtree Parkway
This outdoor mall is a fan favorite for those who love to spend their time shopping, dining, or exercising. The forum consists of upscale retail stores and eateries, but it also serves as a venue for several events and festivals throughout the year. Residents can work in their daily exercise routines at one of the fitness, yoga, and dance studios that are housed in The Forum.
Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra
For those who enjoy music and culture, the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra will be a definite favorite. JCSO comprises professional musicians from all around the greater Atlanta metro area averaging 16 years of experience with professional orchestras. The orchestra performs in concerts spanning a season from October through March, and it finds creative ways to engage the community with mini concerts throughout the year.
Johns Creek Arts Center
For more than two decades, the Johns Creek Arts Center has brought the arts to life for residents of north Fulton County and surrounding areas. Join one their several classes in ceramic arts, oil and acrylic painting, watercolors, drawing, or digital arts. The JCAC provides opportunities for people of all ages and interests to engage with art.
Newtown Dream Dog Park
Johns Creek doesn’t only reserve the fun for people. It also has some fun for the pets! Newtown Dream Dog Park is a fenced, one-acre area providing artificial turf, sprinklers for dogs to play in, obstacles courses, and walking trails. It also offers separate areas for large and small dogs along with benches, shelters, and shade trees for their owners.
River Pines Golf
This is one of the best public golf courses in the Atlanta area offering 5 sets of tees that cater to golfers at all skill levels. River Pines Golf is a wonderful 18-hole layout that is nestled along the banks of the scenic Chattahoochee River providing a great golf experience along with a perfect view of its breathtaking natural surroundings.
Johns Creek Veterans Memorial Walk
This four-acre memorial stands as a symbol of remembrance and respect for all the men and women who have and currently serve in the United States Armed Services. The Johns Creek Veterans Memorial Walk features a hard scaped trail circling a newly installed fountain, sponsored granite benches, a grand entrance plaza, and wooden gazebo. Black granite monuments pay homage to each conflict, beginning with WWI and include special monuments for Purple Heart Recipients, POW/MIAs, and Women in Service.
Avalon is the luxury hub of local culture and activity that is based in Alpharetta but conveniently accessible to Johns Creek. It’s outfitted with streetlights, sidewalks, fountains, and a central park space for live music and a skating rink (during the winter holidays). It’s home to residents, rental houses, and full-service hotels.
Johns Creek is a treasure chest of educated and highly skilled individuals working for companies like Alcon, Bomgar, Anheuser Busch, Macy’s SystemsTechnology, State Farm and Ebix who have all chosen to operate within the city. Technology Park in Johns Creek is a high density area for businesses that is home to several fortune 500 companies and major, international corporations. For those who don’t mind the commute, Johns Creek is about a 45 minute drive outside Atlanta which offers even larger assortment of companies.
Johns Creek’s public schools are diverse in their student population, academic offerings and extra-curricular activities. Parents, teachers, students, and the community place so much value into education that the schools receive national recognition for their academic rankings, high test scores, and award-winning scholars.
The 11 public elementary, 4 middle, and 4 high schools in Johns Creek are part of the Fulton County School System, one of the oldest and largest school districts in Georgia. Over 50 percent of the faculty serving Johns Creek have their Master’s degrees, and 20 percent hold doctorate or specialist degrees.
It is no surprise students from the Johns Creek cluster matriculate into renowned colleges and universities. An average of 88% of the students who graduate from Centennial, Chattahoochee, and Northview high schools attend 4-year colleges, including Harvard, Yale, UCLA, Princeton, West Point, Johns Hopkins, MIT, William & Mary, Duke, Stanford, and Georgia Tech.
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