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Cumming Homes For Sale & City and School Information

080504 BUFORD, GA: Lake Lanier is still recovering from a severe drought though some gains have been made through the early part of May. Sunday's midnight Pool 5/4/08 at Buford, Ga., stood at 1057.59 as boaters and other recreationalists begin to think about summer plans. This view from the southeast looking to the north shows some of the lake's many coves and boat docks along its 692-miles shoreline. David Tulis / AJC
Lake Lanier – This view from the southeast looking to the north shows some of the lake’s many coves and boat docks along its 692-miles shoreline.

You can’t help but want to be in a town whose motto just happens to be: “The Gateway to Leisure Living”.  This particular town is named Cumming and you can find it 40 minutes north of downtown Atlanta on GA400N.  Sitting along the beautiful Lake Sydney Lanier; Cumming is host to numerous opportunities for camping, fishing, boating, swimming, picnicking and sightseeing.

Nature lovers are certain to enjoy Shady Grove Campground, open seasonally to primitive and RV camping.  This county owned and maintained area has received rave reviews from visitors for its cleanliness, easy access to the water and well separated, shady spaces that provide a bit of privacy while camping.  Plus, Lake Lanier Islands are about a 5 minute boat ride away.

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Official City Website

Cumming City Website

Cumming Zip Codes

Homes in 30028

Homes in 30040

Homes in 30041

Population

As of 2015 the population in Alpharetta is 5,718.

Average Price of Residences

The median home value of residences is $271,000. Home values continue to appreciate in Cumming. Some homes have appreciated upwards of 7.1% over the past 2-5 years.

Popular Cumming Neighborhoods

Polo Golf & Country Club

Vickery

Windermere

Three Chimneys Farm

Homes For Sale In Top Rated Schools

Forsyth Academy- Private

Brookwood Elementary

Haw Creek Elementary

Daves Creek Elementary

Big Creek Elementary

Vickery Creek Middle

South Forsyth Middle

North Forsyth Middle

Piney Grove Middle

South Forsyth High

Popular Parks & Recreation in Cumming

Cumming City Park

Dobb Creek Park

Bald Ridge Creek Park

Sawnee Mountain Park

Shady Grove Park

Attractions & Events

Lake Sidney Lanier

Fairgrounds

Veterans War Memorial

Brannon Heard House

The Playhouse

Aquatic Center & Water Park

Bell Research Center

4th of July Parade