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Why should I consider living in Johns Creek, GA?

Make Yourself Home at Johns Creek

Johns Creek… where hometown values meet happening eateries, where economic development meets community partnership, and where neighborhoods unite in civic pride. Consider yourself welcome!

Home to a population of approximately 65,000 people and seated on 1,900 acres, the City of Johns Creek, GA is a shining example of progressive master planning. Located in Fulton County and transitioning from six unincorporated northeast Fulton communities - Newtown, Warsaw, Ocee, Shakerag, Autrey Mill and Johns Creek – this up-and-coming city, was nothing but farmland only 30 years ago. The city takes its name from John’s Creek, a city creek that was a tributary of the Chattahoochee River.

A true “live, work, and play” city, Johns Creek is home to wonderful communities which incorporate both tennis and golf amenities on a regular basis. Homes in the price range of $500,000 - $600,000 thousand are the norm, with a wide selection of 2 million plus dollar homes as well. Convenience also flourishes here with great shopping and restaurants within a stone's throw, and more being planned to accommodate a walking-distance lifestyle. One visit to Johns Creek, GA will make anyone see why the city was designated one of the “Top 25 Places to Live” in the country, thanks in part to its central location within Metro Atlanta, top-notch schools and healthcare options, and cutting-edge technology and business development.

Doing Business in Johns Creek

With 800 acres devoted to office, technology, and medical/professional space and 5.8 million square feet developed to date, growth-oriented companies are making their way to the Johns Creek Technology Park and other office locations. Whether a corporate campus or small business, businesses appreciate the careful planning and detailed design that attracts a talented workforce of more than 10,000 employees in Johns Creek. Future enhancements and additional development will eventually accommodate 18,000-20,000 employees.

In addition to being in close proximity to I-85, GA 400, and I-285, Johns Creek also has convenient access to major roads such as GA 141, GA 120 and McGinnis Ferry Road. Johns Creek offers a wide range of convenient residential, retail and hotel options. Johns Creek Walk is definitely a must when visiting the area. In addition, Johns Creek is strategically located amongst several upscale residential communities, featuring amenities that include great shopping destinations and hotels that boast superior meeting spaces.

Enjoying Johns Creek

Cultural opportunities abound in Johns Creek. Arts lovers are immediately drawn to two assets of Johns Creek: the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra and the Johns Creek Playhouse. Taking in the sounds of JCSO stirs the senses and the access to the professional musicians makes Johns Creek that much more attractive to those who opt to make their home here. Thanks to the Johns Creek Performing Arts Foundation, the Johns Creek Playhouse sits at the heart of Johns Creek, just north of the intersection of Abbotts Bridge and Medlock Bridge Roads. Theatre buffs, and those who seek the stimulation of the visual arts, dance and music will find much to love.

The city’s first Founders' Day was seen by many attendees as a huge success, drawing thousands of residents to 73 sponsoring Johns Creek businesses. The Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce played a large role in reaching out to residents, and raising awareness of local Johns Creek retailers during the holiday season.

The Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce is also happy to promote the Fall Wellness Festival, designed to promote health and wellness to the people of Johns Creek. This fun, interactive event will include free health screenings and wellness information provided by Johns Creek area healthcare providers from many different fields. Entertainment, food, fun, and door prizes for all ages will on hand. Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce plans to donate 50% of profits to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

Johns Creek Medical Center

Residents of Johns Creek enjoy stellar healthcare right in their backyard.

Emory Johns Creek Hospital, the 110-bed, all-private room Johns Creek medical center, is conveniently located near the juncture of Medlock Bridge and McGinnis Ferry roads. Opened on February 5, 2008, services at the new hospital include emergency/urgent care, state-of-the-art all digital imaging, a birth center with a top neonatal intensive care unit, 24-hour anesthesiologists, intensive care, advanced cardiac care, and women’s services. Emory Johns Creek will also offer specialists in cardiology, gastroenterology, orthopedics, oncology, obstetrics and gynecology, nephrology and neurology.

As the nation’s largest obstetrics hospital, delivering more than 18,600 babies a year, Northside Hospital-Forsyth, another top-tier Johns Creek hospital, is constructing a new 103,000 square-foot, $42.2 million Women’s Center facility that will include:

• Six Private Labor-Delivery-Recovery Rooms;
• 16 Private Postpartum Rooms;
• Two C-Section Delivery Rooms with associated pre-op and PACU areas;
• A Normal Newborn Nursery featuring 24 bassinets;
• A Level II Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit (NICU) featuring four bassinets;
• Perinatal Diagnostic Services;
• Lactation Center; Admissions and other support areas.

Restaurants at Johns Creek

Whatever your palette requires, there’s a great restaurant that in or near Johns Creek, Georgia to fulfill your culinary needs. Great restaurants at Johns Creek include Bonefish Grill, Bassano’s, Sia’s, Barnacles and Garrison’s Broiler & Tap. And best of all they are just minutes away. Whether it’s haute cuisine, a cozy, family-friendly atmosphere or a neighborhood sports bar, it can be found in a restaurant at Johns Creek Georgia along State Bridge or Medlock Bridge Roads.

Growing Families Love Johns Creek GA

Planning to relocate to Johns Creek, GA? The children in your household will be academically challenged and prepared to fulfill their educational promise within Fulton County’s school system. Founded in 1871, the System served more than 86,600 students during the 2006-07 school year. All public Johns Creek schools are a part of Fulton County Schools. The System's governing body is the Fulton County Board of Education, which legislates the System's policies that are then executed by the School Superintendent and staff. Dr. Cindy Loe is the newly installed Superintendent of the school system. Board members are elected by district and serve four-year terms. Two high schools (with a third slated to be built in Johns Creek opening in 2009), three middle schools and nine elementary schools are located in Johns Creek.

Make Your Home in a Piece of Johns Creek Real Estate

For the best in suburban living that retains the pulse of Metro Atlanta, Johns Creek is the ultimate destination for professionals and their families. When it’s time to find the perfect home in Johns Creek, there are no better guides in Johns Creek real estate than the McCarley Team. Chris and Jackeye, who have lived in what is now known as Johns Creek, GA for 20 years, have the experience and knowledge of the North Atlanta area that counts. The majority of the homes they sell and represent are located in this beautiful, high-growth area.

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