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Overview

Introduction to Peachtree City, Georgia

Peachtree City, Georgia is 27 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia. It is in Fayette county. The city is part of the Atlanta metro area. The population of Peachtree City is 31,580.

Peachtree City History

The area on which Peachtree City stands today was originally occupied by the Woodland Era Indians. During the 1950s, real estate developers bought 12,000 acres of land in Fayette County in order to develop a planned community. Lake Peachtree was created in 1957 when a dam was built on Lake Flat Creek. The City of Peachtree was chartered in March of 1959 and the first police and fire departments were built in 1965.

Peachtree City and nearby Attractions

  • Flat Creek Golf Club
  • Lake Kedron
  • Whitewater Country Club
  • High Museum of Art
  • Stone Mountain Park
  • Woodruff Arts Center

Things To Do In Peachtree City

The city has vast spaces of pristine parklands and gardens. It also offers facilities for a variety of sporting activities, and those interested in racing should visit the Atlanta Motor Speedway. One can also go biking and hiking at the Callaway Gardens Resort & Preserve.

Peachtree City Transportation

The William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Peachtree City Higher Education

Higher education can be pursued at Clayton College and State University, Atlanta Technical College, Clark Atlanta University and Morehouse College.

People

Total Population 34,868
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 14.4%
Employed Population 16+ 15,848
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 60.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 54.3%
Median Earnings25+ $52,018
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,267
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,792

Wealth

Median Family Income $100,762
% Above Poverty Level 92.5%
% Below Poverty Level 7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 7.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,196
Median House Value $274,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28%
US/American 0%
English 11.6%
Irish 14.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Peachtree City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 27 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Fayette
Metro Area Atlanta
Standard Zip Codes 30269
Company Zip Codes 30270
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.396
Longitude -84.595

Peachtree City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NEWNAN 4 NE
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.3 inches
Station EXPERIMENT
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.8 inches
Station LA GRANGE
Distance 34.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Peachtree City, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Peachtree Cty (30269)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brooks 637 $88,750
Fayetteville 16,500 $83,005
Senoia 3,773 $88,605
Sharpsburg 538 $100,000
Turin 412 $97,900
Tyrone 7,081 $101,146

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Peachtree City High Schools

MCINTOSH HIGH SCHOOL
201 WALT BANKS ROAD
770-631-3232
Serves 1,539 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

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