Fulton County, Georgia

Fulton County: County in Georgia, United States

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Fulton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 920,581 and a population density of 665 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 1,077,402 inhabitants. Its county seat is Atlanta. The county was created 170 years ago in 1853.

Fulton County is located in north-central Georgia. With over 1 million residents, it is the most populous county in Georgia. The county seat is Atlanta, the state capital and largest city. Here are some key facts about Fulton County:

Atlanta

  • Population: 506,811 (2020 Census)
  • Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County and the capital and largest city in Georgia. It is a major economic and transportation hub of the Southeast.
  • Atlanta is home to many major corporations like Coca-Cola, Home Depot, UPS, Delta Air Lines, and CNN.
  • Iconic attractions include the World of Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, and Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park.

Alpharetta

  • Population: 57,751 (2020 Census)
  • Alpharetta is a major suburb located north of Atlanta along Highway 400.
  • It serves as a major commercial center with numerous corporate headquarters and offices. The city has experienced rapid growth in recent decades.

Johns Creek

  • Population: 84,704 (2020 Census)
  • Johns Creek is a large affluent suburb northeast of Atlanta.
  • It is one of the most populous cities in Georgia. High-earning professionals are attracted to its upscale neighborhoods and excellent schools.

Smaller Cities and Towns

Some other cities and towns in Fulton County include: Roswell, Mountain Park, Chattahoochee Hills, College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Milton, Palmetto, Union City.

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Fulton County locator map
Location of Fulton County on Georgia map.

Quick Facts about Fulton County

Population : 1,077,402 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : Fulton County, Fulton County, Fulton County, Fulton County, Fulton County, Fulton County, Fulton County
Twitter username : fultoninfo
Area : 1385 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Named for : Hamilton Fulton
Altitude : 951 feet / 290 meters
Capital : Atlanta
Establishment : December 12, 1853
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:17:30 (17th May 2024)
Density : 778 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 14.56% (2010-2020)
Atlanta Fulton County Courthouse 2012 09 15 05 6218 image
Atlanta Fulton County Courthouse 2012 09 15 05 6218
Atlanta Fulton County Courthouse 2012 09 15 05 6218 image

Geography

Fulton County is located at 33°47'25"N 84°28'1"W (33.7902500, -84.4670200). It has 8 neighbors: Carroll County, Cobb County, Coweta County, DeKalb County, Douglas County, Fayette County, Forsyth County and Gwinnett County.

Fulton County map

The largest city of Fulton County is Atlanta with a population of 512,550. Other cities include, Sandy Springs population 109,928, Roswell population 95,434, Johns Creek population 85,192 and Alpharetta population 67,897. See all Fulton County cities & populated places.

Fulton County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Fulton County.

City Name Population Title
Atlanta 512,550 The most populous city in Georgia and the center of the Atlanta metropolitan area.
Sandy Springs 109,928 A city in Fulton County, Georgia.
Roswell 95,434 A city in Fulton County, Georgia.
Johns Creek 85,192 The most populous city in Fulton County, Georgia.
Alpharetta 67,897 The most populous city in Fulton County, Georgia.
Milton 40,037 A city in Fulton County, Georgia.
East Point 35,042 City in Fulton County, Georgia, United States of America
Union City 22,399 City in Fulton County, Georgia, United States
Thomasville 18,493 City in and the county seat of Thomas County, Georgia, United States
Fairburn 17,136 City in Fulton County, Georgia, United States of America
College Park 15,199 City in Fulton and Clayton counties in the U.
Hapeville 6,588 City in Fulton County, Georgia, United States of America
Palmetto 4,964 City in Coweta and Fulton Counties, Georgia, United States

Fulton County has 8 neighbours.

  • Atlanta

Demographics

The population of Fulton County increased by 14.56% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 920,581 - census
2011 947,469 2.84% estimation process
2012 973,221 2.65% estimation process
2013 981,472 0.84% estimation process
2014 991,847 1.05% estimation process
2015 1,005,127 1.32% estimation process
2016 1,022,866 1.73% estimation process
2017 1,038,938 1.55% estimation process
2018 1,050,131 1.07% estimation process
2019 1,063,937 1.3% estimation process
2020 1,077,402 1.25% estimation process

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People born in Fulton County (3)

People born in Fulton County, including politician Allison Nelson, murder victim Frances Bemis, politician Bob Argo, .

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