Milton, Georgia, Information:

Milton, Georgia is located within Fulton County, Georgia. It was only incorporated on December 1, 2005 and was created out of the unincorporated northernmost area of northern Fulton County. It is, and was, an affluent community. As of the 2010 census, the population of Milton was recorded at 32,661, but by the year 2016 the population had increased to 38,411.

In 2017, Milton ranked #295 out of 4,873 of the “Best Suburbs to Live in America,” #395 out of 15,783 of the “Best Places to Live in America” #561 of the “Safest Suburbs in America,” #6 out of 110 of the “Best Suburbs to Live in the Atlanta Area,” #6 out of 110 of the Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in America,” #6 out of 77 of the “Safest Suburbs in the Atlanta Area,” #14 out of 111 of the “Places with the Best Public Schools in the Atlanta Area, #9 out of 275 of the “Best Places to Live in the Atlanta Area,” #42 out of 242 of the “Safest Places to Live in the Atlanta Area,” and #49 out of 275 of the “Best Places to Buy a House in the Atlanta Area.”

The livability index of Milton is 80, defined as “exceptionally livable,” and it is higher than both the state average in Georgia, 67, and the national average of, 66.

Considering the factors which make up the liability index, Milton highly, with scores of A, in the areas of crime, education, employment, housing, and weather. Milton ranks poorly (“D”) in amenities, and “F” in cost of living.

The Mayor of Milton, Georgia is Mayor Joe Lockwood. Mayor Lockwood is a long-time resident of North Fulton, presumably meaning before it became Milton, and has three children and a wife. Mayor Lockwood can be reached at 678-242-2484 or via email at

Milton City Hall
2006 Heritage Walk
Milton, GA 30004

Facebook Page City of Milton Government Organization:

Milton, Georgia Crime Rates and Statistics:

In 2016, the crime index in Milton, Georgia was 54.2, while the U.S. average was 244.7. There were only 348 reported incidents in Milton; however this is misleading because crime rates are based on 100,000 population. Using 100,000 as a base, Milton had a total crime rate of 903 crimes per 100,00 residents. This is 73% lower than the Georgia state average of 3,402 total crimes for every 100,000 citizens and it is 68% lower than the average of 2,837 total crimes per 100,000 nationally

Violent crimes, which include rape, murder, robbery, and assault, happen 26 times for every 100,000 residents in the city of Milton which is 93% lower than the Georgia average of 398 violent crimes per 100,000 residents and 93% lower than the national average of 386 violent crimes per 100,000 residents. Property crimes occured in Milton at a rate of 877 crimes per 100,000 residents, 71% lower than the Georgia state average of 3,005 property crimes for every 100,000 citizens, and 64% lower than the national average of 2,451 crimes for every 100,000 residents.

As of March 2018, there was one (1) registered sex offender living in Milton, Georgia. The ratio of the number of residents in Milton to the number of sex offenders is 37,735 to 1, therefore the number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.

Facts about crime in Milton, Georgia:

  • The overall crime rate in Milton is 68% lower than the national average;
  • Milton is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States;
  • In Milton, you have a 1 in 111 chance of becoming a victim of any crime; and
  • The number of total year over crimes in Milton has decreased by 11%;

    Milton, Georgia Police Department Address:

    Milton Georgia Police Department
    1300 Deerfield Parkway
    Milton, Georgia 3004
    Non-Emergency – 678-297-6300 Option 1
    Administrative – 678-242-2570
    Records – 678-242-2606
    Emergency – 911

    Other Information about the Milton Police Department:

    The Chief of Police of the Milton Police Department is George “Rich” Austin who was appointed the new chief in January of 2017. Chief Austin can be reached at or 678-242-2570.

    Facebook Page for the Milton Police Department:

    In 2016, there were 41 full-time law enforcement employees in Milton, Georgia, 37 of whom were police officers. This makes a ratio of 0.96 officers for every 1,000 residents in the city of Milton, whereas the average in the state of Georgia for the same year was 2.50 officers per 1,000 citizens.

    Open Records Request in Milton, Georgia

    For record requests in Milton, Georgia, you should use this form:

    For records requests from the City of Milton, you should contact the Office of the City Clerk, Sudie Gordon, at 678-242-2522 or by email at

    For records requests in Fulton County, you should open an “open records request website” at:

    Or contact the County Records Custodian at:

    Steven Rosenberg, Esq.
    Official Custodian of Records
    Office of the County Attorney
    141 Pryor Street, S.W., Suite 4038
    Atlanta, Georgia 30303
    404-612-0259 (direct dial)

    County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Milton, Georgia:

    The Sheriff of Fulton County is Sheriff Theodore Jackson.

    Administration Office
    Fulton County Justice Center Tower
    185 Central Ave., S.W.
    Atlanta, GA 30303

    Sex Offender Registry for Fulton County:

    The Fulton County Jail is run by Colonel Mark Adger, the Chief Jailer, and Lt. Col. Derrick Singleton, an Assistant Chief Jailer. THey can be reached at 404-613-2000 or 303-813-2002.

    Fulton County Jail
    901 Rice Street
    Atlanta, GA 30303

    To search the jail records for an inmate, you can use this search engine:

    For information on visiting an inmate in the Fulton County Jail, you should be aware that all visitors are required to wear appropriate clothes while on jail properties.

    Visitation Schedule:


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    Bonding Agencies available in Fulton County:

    Most Wanted in Fulton County:

    If you think that you may have a warrant in Fulton County, Georgia, you are urged to call the Sheriff’s Office as soon as possible at 404-612-5100.

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