Why you'd want to live in Fayette County
Fayette County is a special place where rural beauty and traditional roots have been meticulously blended with urban convenience and amenities. Located only 30 minutes from the heart of Downtown Atlanta, its success in fusing together a rich heritage and a flair for cosmopolitan living has earned the Fayette Community a place among the most favored communities in America. A lifestyle supported by well-planned surroundings, a low crime rate, a superior education system and vast recreational opportunities is its hallmark. This coveted quality of life has been accomplished through a long history of strategic and comprehensive planning efforts by public officials, business and community leaders and citizens from throughout Fayette County which has established it as the "Pearl of Metropolitan Atlanta's Southern Crescent Region". As you visit Fayette County, you may sense some differences throughout the various areas of the community. Fayetteville, the County seat, is the traditional small town; though now home to about 15,000 people. It is a certified Georgia Main Street City, rich in history and tradition. In Peachtree City, alleged to be the nations most successful planned community, you may feel an almost cosmopolitan flair about it. The Towns of Brooks and Woolsey, in the southern portion of Fayette County, are more pastoral and most residences are on large tracts of five acres or more. The Town of Tyrone, in the northeast part of the County, home to about 3,800 people, is a blend of rural but busy surroundings anchored by a small business district.