Peachtree City, Georgia

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

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3 Votes - "Best For Food"

Description

Chartered in March 1959, Peachtree City is a residential area containing 90 miles of golf cart trails. As the golf cart capital of the world, the community boasts a record-setting golf cart parade each year on the 4th of July in addition to parades for most major national holidays. The people here are friendly and welcoming, hosting honorary celebrations for fallen soldiers arriving at the local airport.

There isn’t a local base, but citizens are proud of the fact that most have served or have family serving in the military. Locals have preserved World War II memorabilia at the Commemorative Dixie Wing Museum including planes the Dixie Wing still flies. Captain and Clark appreciated that the citizens “support their veterans, raise their children to be active and aware members of society, and all share a deep-rooted love for this country.”

Shopping and dining opportunities are plentiful in Peachtree City. Residents and visitors can enjoy treasure hunting at one of five village shopping malls. Restaurants feature eclectic and top-notch flavors from around the world. For adventure-seekers, Peachtree City offers multi-use paths, which many use for biking. Lake Peachtree is ideal for picnicking, boating, and fishing.

In addition to their renowned parades, the city hosts the annual Great Georgia Air Show, Shakerag Arts & Crafts Festival, Touch-A-Truck, and the Spring Garden Show. Locals love The Fred amphitheater, Canongate Golf Course, Flat Creek and Line Creek nature areas, and Tinsley Mill. The city is also a short distance to the Atlanta-Hartsfield Airport.

Have lived here for 20 years, Love it!
Reviewed by ptcdebby
on September 17, 2012
This is a great family oriented town.Love the 4th of July parade with all the golf carts decorated.The fire works display is always awesome.
Reviewed by kimber21
on September 17, 2012
In Peachtree City we drive golf cart's every where. There are paths connecting schools, shopping centers, subdivision, parks, you name it you can get to it on a golf cart. Everyone is nice and waves to one another when you pass them on the paths. The city does a good job keeping everything clean. The city's crime is very low. They try and put family ahead of everything in this city. And it is only about 30 min south of Atlanta, so you are close enough to a big city but not to close where you get all the traffic and crime.
Reviewed by atl00creed
on September 17, 2012
Best 4th of July!!!!!
Reviewed by mnjrmom
on September 17, 2012
Lived here for 20 years and love the small town feeling. The 4th of July is great withe golf cart decorations and the parade with local participation!
Reviewed by kate
on September 17, 2012
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Population

34,364

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