Fulton County is located in the north-central portion of Georgia with a population of just over 1 million. This is the state's most populous county in the only one with over 1 million residents. The county seat is Atlanta, the state capital. It is the principle County of the Atlanta metro area but is also part of the Atlanta – Sandy Springs – Roswell Metro statistical area as well.
Fulton County is bordered by Cherokee County to the Northwest, Forsyth County to the northeast, Gwinnett County to the east, DeKalb County to the east, Clayton County to the south, Fayette County to the south, Coweta County to the southwest, and Caroll, Douglas, and Cobb County all to the west. It is one of the only counties that's bordered by more counties than any other in the state.
Fulton County is home to the Atlanta–Fulton public library system, one of the largest library systems in the state. It also has one of the strongest senior center networks in the metro area including four multi-purpose senior facilities and several human service options.
Fulton County is also home to a couple of national protected areas including the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. Several major freeways run through Fulton County including Interstate 20, 75, 85, and 285 with multiple US highways secondary highways and state routes. There are several cities and unincorporated communities and all are part of the Fulton County Public School District incorporating over 78,000 students every day.
Fulton County Facts:
3.9% Unemployment Rate
Median Income: $56K
Median Home Price $286K (2019)
Median Age 35
Known for Education, Entertainment and Excellent Housing
14% Growth since 2010
Ranked #1 for Most Energetic Counties
Ranked #3 for Best Counties for Teleworking
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