Johns Creek is a city located in Fulton County in the U.S. state of Georgia. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population was 76,728. The city is a northeastern suburb of Atlanta. According to Money Magazine, Johns Creek is the 13th highest-earning city in the United States
|Johns Creek, Georgia|
Location in Fulton County and the state of Georgia
Johns Creek has metro Atlanta’s only part-time, fully professional symphony orchestra, the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra Under the leadership of Music Director, J. Wayne Baughman, the orchestra performs several times each year.
The Johns Creek Arts Center offers classes and camps for aspiring artists in multiple media throughout the year.
There also are several festivals year-round, such as Founders Week in December in which the community celebrates the City’s incorporation with activities and a parade. The “Fall Family Festival” in September is a community get-together at Newtown Park. Arts on the Creek is a juried art show, and also has musical and stage performers.
"The Taste of Johns Creek" is an annual food festival in the fall that features more than 40 local restaurants with proceeds supporting public school extracurricular activities.
Other golf facilities include: Country Club of the South, Rivermont Golf and Country Club, River Pines Golf, St. Ives, and The Standard Club.
The Atlanta Athletic Club was the site of the inaugural Atlanta Tennis Championships in 2010. Johns Creek is home to thousands of members of the Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association (ALTA), one of the largest and oldest organized recreation leagues in the country.
Johns Creek, which is bordered by 13.5 miles (21.7 km) of the Chattahoochee River, has multiple nearby spots where paddlers can put in or take out their boats. It has shoals and low-level rapids. It also offers prime trout fishing.
Autrey Mill Nature Preserve and Heritage Center offers a replica of a Creek Indian hut, an 1800s historic village, and wildlife in 46 acres (190,000 m2) of woodlands. Biking the four-mile (6 km) Greenway along Ga. 141 also is a popular pastime. The city has plans to develop and connect other pathways to the Greenway, which will tie in with other cities, adding several miles of trails.