Alpharetta, located North Atlanta GA of the Chattahoochee River was at first a place where settlers and Native Americans traded goods. First named New Prospect Camp Ground, it was a farming area with cotton as the main crop. Incorporated into Milton County in 1858, it adopted its current name of Alpharetta which is Greek for first town. In 1932, it became part of Fulton County as it stands today.
Roswell of North Atlanta was occupied by the Cherokee Indians and had forbidden settlers from going into this ďEnchanted Land.Ē In 1928, a gold rush brought a numerous settlers into this region and among them was Roswell King. He founded the Roswell Manufacturing Company and his textile business led to the creation of the new town named Roswell.
New Comer Information
New residents should obtain a Georgia driverís license within 30 days of establishing residency.
If you have a valid out-of-state driverís license, you still have to take an eye exam with documentation and proof of residency.
Be sure to bring cash: four-year license $15
Learnerís Permit $10
More information can be obtain by contacting Georgia Department of Motor Vehicle Safety at 678-413-8400
Tag and Registration
Georgia license tags must be obtained within 30 days of establishing residency.
Tags must be obtained within the county of residence.
To get tags, you must have proof of ownership, current mileage, insurance, and emission inspection.
Vehicles over three years old, but fewer than 25 years old must have an emission test.
|North Fulton License Offices|
|Driver's License Facility|
8610 Roswell Road, Suite 710
Atlanta, GA 30350
Full Testing Facility
(Including Motorcycle-between 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Tuesday - Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
|North Fulton County Tag Offices|
North Fulton Government Annex
7741 Roswell Road
Sandy Springs, GA
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.