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Cherokee County Area Information

Founded in 1831, Cherokee County, Georgia encompasses the best of both worlds: scenic mountains and a vast urban landscape. Cherokee County remains a major part of metropolitan Atlanta with a total area of 434 square miles of land area. It’s home to many communities, most notably the Canton Historical District and Mountain Park. Cherokee County’s school district includes a total of 40 public schools which serve a student body of 42,451.

But what makes Cherokee County an ideal place to live? Aside from the fact that the county’s school district ranks number 3 for the entire state of Georgia, it’s simply a pleasant and safe place in which to live. With its low crime rate, it’s an ideal place to call home.

What’s more, the low crime rate has resulted in an increase of property values at around 9.0%, which puts the average home value at $214,300. So if you’re looking to invest in real estate or wanting to purchase a new home, then look no further than Cherokee County!

Looking for a new career opportunity? Consider this: the county’s private sector recently contributed $140 million to expanding job opportunities for its residents, paving the way towards economic prosperity and self-sufficiency. In fact, a corporate park was recently added, contributing $100 million in capital investment and adding well over 1,000 new jobs and careers. And that’s not all.

Enjoy the outdoors? With its vast selection of parks and recreational venues, Cherokee County is the ideal spot for those who love nature. Residents pull together to make their community a safe, secure, and attractive place to live. A series of parks honor the nation’s war veterans. Additionally, there are nature trails, lakes, rivers, and mountains to enjoy. The most famous natural anomaly is the Blankets Creek Trail, which doubles as a hiker and biker path. It consists of a multitude of directional trails, including the Mosquito Flats for beginners and the South Loop, a trail designed for the most advanced.

Area Climate

Those who enjoy warmer weather enjoy the region’s more moderate temperatures. The average amount of snowfall is roughly two inches per year, which falls well below the national average. Winters in the area are much milder than the rest of the nation, with January averages reaching as low as 31 degrees. Although rain is more common within the area, the overall climate remains relatively mild, with average summertime temperatures topping at around 88 degrees.

Your real estate agent is the best source of information about the local community and real estate topics. Give Peachtree Realty Group, LLC a call today at 404-538-1639  to learn more about local areas, discuss selling a house, or tour available homes for sale.

For more information about this county, please visit Area Government Information.