Peachtree City ranked Top 100 “Best Places To Live In America”
by Money Magazine and CNNMoney.com in 2011, 2009, 2007 and 2005
Peachtree City is a city in Fayette County, Georgia. Peachtree City was chartered in 1959. The city was developed into five separate villages (Aberdeen, Braelinn, Glenloch, Kedron and Wilksmoor), each with its own shopping areas, recreational facilities, and elementary schools. Over approximately 24 square miles, Peachtree City is home to a population of 36,000 with 10,800 households. Since initial development, the city’s amenities have expanded to include four swimming pools, a soccer complex, an ALTA-approved tennis center, baseball, softball, and football fields, a 2,000-seat amphitheater, a BMX track, a senior center, a teen center, numerous parks and playgrounds, and the Kedron Fieldhouse and Aquatic Center.
Peachtree City has a system of golf cart paths which flow across the town and provide a secondary means of access to almost any destination within city limits. Many households own a golf cart which is used as an extra vehicle for local transportation. The golf cart paths are also used by bikers, joggers, and pedestrians as a safer alternative to the side of the road.
Peachtree City is home to a small airport, Falcon Field, which hosts a medium-sized airshow every year. The airport is also the location of a National Weather Service radar station and Weather Forecast Office, which serves 96 counties in North and Central Georgia.
Peachtree City has two lakes. The first of which is Lake Kedron to the North which is simply a reservoir that supplies Lake Peachtree to the south via Flat Creek. Lake Kedron is actually owned by the Fayette County Authority despite being completely inside Peachtree City City limits. This is done to keep Lake Peachtree full whenever there is a lack of rain and still allow for recreational use of the lake during droughts. Lake Kedron is not afforded any recreational use except for fishing. Line Creek represents the border between West Peachtree City and Coweta County. Line Creek to be dammed up to form a third lake called Lake McIntosh.
Peachtree City has several golf courses:
• Flat Creek has 27 holes
• Braelinn has 18 holes
• Planterra has 18 holes
Public schools which serve Peachtree City residents managed by the Fayette County Board of Education.
Peeples Elementary School (Unincorporated Fayette County)
Braelinn Elementary School (Peachtree City)
Huddleston Elementary School (Peachtree City)
Kedron Elementary School (Peachtree City)
Oak Grove Elementary School (Peachtree City)
Peachtree City Elementary School (Peachtree City)
Crabapple Elementary School (Peachtree City)
J.C. Booth Middle School (Peachtree City) – Serves most of Peachtree City
Flat Rock Middle School (Tyrone) – Serves small northern sections of Peachtree City
Rising Starr Middle School (Unincorporated Fayette County) – Serves southern Peachtree City
Bennett’s Mill Middle School
McIntosh High School (Peachtree City) – Serves most of Peachtree City
Sandy Creek High School (Tyrone) – Serves small northern sections of Peachtree City
Starr’s Mill High School (Unincorporated Fayette County) – Serves southern Peachtree City
Private Schools that reside in or near Peachtree City:
St. Paul Lutheran Church and School (Peachtree City)
Landmark Christian School
Peachtree City Subdivisions
A = Apartment, C = Condo, P = Subdivision Pool, 55+ = 55+ Age Subdivision