About Johns Creek
Homes for sale in Johns Creek include amenities like gated communities featuring tennis, pool and nature trails; and the city is known for the 6 golf courses in the area. Johns Creek sits along the banks of the Chattahoochee River & features a quieter lifestyle outside the perimeter with the convenience of Atlanta nearby. Johns Creek’s public schools consistently place among the top in the nation, and many Fortune 500 companies have relocated to the high-tech Technology Park. Six golf facilities are located in Johns Creek, including the renowned Atlanta Athletic Club, home of the 2011 PGA Championship. This neighborhood is perfect for those wanting a little less hustle & bustle of intown living. Bike along the 4-mile Greenway, whitewater raft down the Chattahoochee, or visit one of the many festivals happening year-round.
The city of Johns Creek is located in Fulton County north of the Chattahoochee, east of interstate 75 and west of interstate 85. The name “Johns Creek” came from a pioneer family having a local tributary named after them and eventually became the name of the area. The City of Johns Creek became official on Dec 1, 2006, to provide a better level of service & have control over issues like development & quality of life vs. the spread-out Fulton County services. Johns Creek’s major employers are State Farm, Alcon, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Macy’s and Kroger.
Fun fact about Johns Creek zip codes: None are officially assigned to Johns Creek by USPS (it does not recognize the city). 30005, 30022, 30024, 30097, 30098 from other cities apply in various parts of Johns Creek.
Golf and Country Clubs
If you are a fan of golf or want to partake in community & local social events, there are some excellent private & public Golf and Country Clubs located in the area.
The Standard Club is located in the north off of Abbotts Bridge Road, and features a private country club, 18-hole championship golf course, pro shop, restaurant, 4 indoor tennis courts, 7 clay courts, 4 outdoor hard courts, 4 pickelball courts, swimming pool, fitness center, racquetball court and more. Address: 6230 Abbotts Bridge Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30097
Rivermont Golf Club is located in southwest Johns Creek, and hosts events for the Georgia Section of the PGA, the Southern Golf Association, Georgia State University Women’s Invitational (2021 & 2022), and in 2018 ranked as one of the top 20 golf courses in Georgia by Top100Golf Courses.com & selected “Best Golf Club” by Best of Johns Creek Awards in 2019. Rivermont is a private club & includes an 18-hole championship golf course, clubhouse, dining room, swimming, tennis courts & 27-acre Rivermont Park on the Chattahoochee River. Address: 3130 Rivermont Pkwy, Johns Creek, GA 30022
River Pines Golf is located off Old Alabama Rd in Johns Creek, with 5 sets of tees to cater to all skill levels. This public golf course has an 18-hole layout along the scenic Chattahoochee River, a 9-hole par 3 golf course, practice facilities with a full driving range, chipping & putting greens as well as golf lessons. Address: 4775 Old Alabama Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30022
Founded in 1898, Atlanta Athletic Club outgrew its former downtown locations and is now located off Medlock Bridge Road in Johns Creek, and features 2 Championship 18-hole golf courses, 9-hole par 3 course, fitness center, outdoor clay courts and indoor tennis facility, Olympic-sized pool, spa, club rooms & dining facilities. Address: 1930 Bobby Jones Drive, Johns Creek, Georgia 30097
St. Ives Country Club is a private club located off Medlock Bridge Road in Johns Creek, and includes a private 18-hole golf course, practice facility with pro instructors, casual and formal dining, tennis (10 hard courts and six clay courts), pro shop, and family-oriented resort style pool with a waterpark slide plus swim and dive teams. The homes in St. Ives enjoy a private, gated community. Address: 1 St Ives Country Club Dr, Johns Creek, GA 30097
Country Club of the South spans from Barnwell Rd to Old Alabama Rd, and features an 18-hole championship golf course, practice facilities, tennis and racquetball courts, pool, fitness facilities, restaurants, classes and ample social events year-round. Homeowners enjoy 24 hour patrolled security as well as a gated entrance. Address: 4100 Old Alabama Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30022
Other popular golf and country clubs nearby include:
Horseshoe Bend Country Club is located in nearby Roswell, and offers an 18-hole championship golf course, practice facility, 3 pools, 13 tennis courts, 3 pickelball courts, fabulous dining and many social events for the whole family. Address: 2100 Steeplechase Lane, Roswell, Georgia 30076
St Marlo Country Club is located in Duluth, with a public 18-hole golf course designed by Denis Griffiths. The semi-private club features events & dining in their clubhouse with beautiful panoramic views inside a gated community. Address: 7755 St Marlo Country Club Pkwy, Duluth, GA 30097
The Crooked Creek Club is located in Alpharetta/Milton, and includes an 18-hole golf course, clubhouse with fine dining and social events throughout the year. Address: 3430 Highway Nine North, Milton, GA 30004
Atlanta National Golf Club is located in Alpharetta/Milton and features a dramatic, challenging 18-hole Pete and P.B. Dye course. Unique to this club, when you travel, you’ll have access to the ClubCorp Network of 300+ alliance clubs. The clubhouse offers great dining, social events and on-site lodging for visiting guests. Address: 350 Tournament Players Dr, Milton, GA 30004
The Golf Club of Georgia is located in Alpharetta, and their Lakeside and Creekside courses are listed among Golf Digest’s “Top 20 Best Courses” in Georgia. The courses were originally designed by renowned golf architect Arthur Hills, and later refined by Bob Cupp. The club also features a driving range, practice facility and pro shop. Address: 1 Golf Club Dr, Alpharetta, GA 30005
Baseball more your sport? Head to the new Atlanta Braves stadium to enjoy a game or two with friends, family and out of town guests in nearby Marietta!
Parks and Recreation in Johns Creek, GA
The city of Johns Creek is home to numerous neighborhood, city, county and national parks. Homes for sale in Johns Creek can enjoy many parks in the area that not only span the city of Johns Creek, but also nearby cities of Alpharetta and Milton. Click on the links below for a description of each park and/or facility.
Johns Creek Parks and Recreation – The city of Johns Creek develops and maintains a system of 9 parks and various recreational facilities to enjoy. They maintain miles of trails, over 200 acres of parkland and nature reserve, which include 5 access points to the famous Chattahoochee River.
Alpharetta Parks and Recreation – The city of Alpharetta maintains 23 parks and community centers for wonderful community events and plenty of greenspace to appeal to all family members – from Fido visiting Waggy World Dog Park to family members enjoying the Alpharetta Adult Activity Center.
Milton Parks and Recreation – The city of Milton maintains 14 parks and facilities with fields, playgrounds, trails and other amenities, and it partners with providers for a variety of programming available to the residents of Milton.
Ameris Bank Amphitheatre in Alpharetta, Georgia is a 12,000 seat, state-of-the-art venue providing a beautiful park-like backdrop to some of the biggest names in the music industry. Address: 2200 Encore Pkwy, Alpharetta, GA 30009
The City of Johns Creek presents numerous free cultural art, movie and family events throughout the year in a fun and casual setting. Click here for the full list of Johns Creek events.
Johns Creek Police Department
Johns Creek Fire Department
The Fire Headquarters for Johns Creek is located inside City Hall. Four stations are manned 24/7 with full-time firefighters, led by battalion chiefs and company officers. Website | Phone: (678) 474-1640 | Address: 11360 Lakefield Drive, Johns Creek, GA 30097 – Google Maps
Fire Station 61
Address: 10265 Medlock Bridge Parkway, Johns Creek, Georgia 30097 Google Maps
Fire Station 62
Address: 10925 Rogers Circle, Johns Creek, Georgia 30097 Google Maps
Fire Station 63
Address: 3165 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek, Georgia 30022 Google Maps
Fire Station 64
Address: 4795 Kimball Bridge Road, Johns Creek, Georgia 30005 Google Maps
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