Johns Creek, Georgia
In 1858, a portion of the land lying just north of the Chattahoochee River that made up the former Cherokee Nation was formed into new county known Milton County. In the 1930’s, Milton County was dissolved due to the economic struggles it faced as a result of the Great Depression. At that time, Fulton County absorbed all of what was known as Milton County.
In 1981, a group of Georgia Tech graduates purchased 1,700 acres of woods and farm land in north Fulton County (near the intersection of Medlock Bridge and McGinnis Ferry roads) for the development technology office park. They chose to name their master-planned, mixed-use development Technology Park/Johns Creek after the Johns Creek Tributary that ran nearby. Over the years, the area grew to become the home of more than 200 companies. In fact, John’s Creek contains the 5th largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies, including Exide Technologies (one of the world’s largest producers and recyclers of lead-acid batteries) and CIBA Vision (a world leader in the research, development and manufacturing of contact lenses and lens care products).
The citizens of the area began a legislative campaign began in 2000 in hopes of the City of Johns Creek. House Bill 1321 was introduced to the Georgia Legislature in 2006 and approved by a voter referendum in July of that same year. On December 1, 2006, the area became officially known as the City of Johns Creek.
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 76,728 people live in the City of Johns Creek. It is the tenth-largest municipality in Georgia and its wealthiest city. Johns Creek is the home of metro Atlanta’s only part-time, fully professional symphony orchestra, the Johns Creek Symphony Orchestra. Johns Creek’s public schools consistently place among the top in the nation. In 2007, John’s Creek was named “One of America’s Top 25 Places to Live and Go to School” by RelocateAmerica.
Sammons & Carpenter, P.C., is a personal injury law firm dedicated to representing the residents of John’s Creek, Georgia who have been seriously injured or lost a loved one due to the negligence of another. Their goal is to provide the skilled, personalized legal representation that their clients deserve. Prior to founding the firm in 2007, the attorneys at Sammons & Carpenter, P.C. worked as defense attorneys representing large insurance companies and Fortune 100 corporations. Today, they use this insider’s eye to ensure that their clients receive full and fair compensation for their injuries. If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of another, call them today for a free consultation at 404-814-8949 or fill out their confidential online case evaluation form.
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