City Facts


According to the 2020 Census, Mountain Park has a population of 583, 273 households, and 171 families residing in the City.  50.8% of residents are female and 49.2% are male.  58% of residents are age eighteen to sixty-four, 24% are age sixty-five or older, and 18% are seventeen years of age or younger.  480 residents identify as White, 14 as Asian, 11 as Black/African American, 2 as Indigenous, 13 as Other, and 63 as two races or more.  33 residents identify as Hispanic or Latino.  


Wildlife Refuge
Mountain Park is an officially designated wildlife refuge which protects all wildlife, including: birds, animals, and reptiles.  A variety of species -- some rare, including Great Blue Herons, Red Tailed Hawks, Eastern Bluebirds and Pileated Woodpeckers -- live here part or all of the year.


City Layout
The City of Mountain Park comprises an area of .53 sq mi.  Most of the streets on the south side of the lakes (the older part of the City) are named after trees such as Cedar, Maple, Spruce, etc.  Most streets on the north side are named after birds, like Robin, Thrush and Cardinal. The City also includes a foothold into Cherokee County, represented by Cardinal Cove and Blue Heron Drive.  Please note that most published maps contain inaccurate drawings of Mountain Park, with references to several non-existent streets. 


Waste and Recycling Pick-Up
Waste and recyclable items are picked up on Monday of every week by Legacy Disposal Services.  All waste must be bagged and recycling must be free in containers (no bags).  Bins should be placed at the street by 7:00 a.m. Monday morning and removed by 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday.  Recycling is required of all City residents.  For a listing of what can be accepted in recycling, please contact City Hall or see the My Mountain Park app.  Trash and recycling bins may be ordered through City Hall.  Legacy Disposal will pick up 3 yard waste bags left outside the can.  Residents are encouraged to recycle all yard debris by mulching and composting.  A dumpster for large household items is available at least twice per year.  Large household items should be placed ONLY in the available dumpster.  Please contact Legacy Disposal (770-688-9515) to arrange curbside bulk item pick-up in between scheduled dumpsters.  Legacy will bill the resident directly for these requests.


Water and Sanitation Bills
Mountain Park water and sanitation bill payments are due at City Hall by the last day of each month.  Late fines are strictly enforced.  Bill pay may be done in-person, using the drop box at the front of City Hall, or online through the website or the app.


City Rentals
The Community Building is available for rent to residents and non-residents.  A refundable deposit and rental fee are required.  Contact City Hall at: 770-993-4231 for more information.


Property Taxes
Both the City of Mountain Park and Fulton County/Cherokee County tax landowners of Mountain Park.  Each county has the administrative responsibility of collecting all taxes.  Homeowners, once billed, make payment by mail or online.  Homeowners can file for Homestead Tax Exemptions directly through their specific county.  For Fulton, please see: and, for Cherokee, please see:


Voter Registration
Voter Registration is available through your county.  For Fulton County, please see: and, for Cherokee, please see:


Driver's Licenses and Tags
The closest location for Fulton residents is at: 11575 Maxwell Rd. Alpharetta, GA 30009, with hours of operation Tuesday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m..  The closest location for Cherokee residents is at: 220 Brown Industrial Pkwy., Suite 200, Canton, GA 30114, with hours of operation Tuesday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m..  More information can be found at: Fulton - and Cherokee -


Post Offices
The closest post office is located at:  10719 Alpharetta Highway, Roswell, GA 30076.  Hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m..  For more information, go to:



Population                                      583

County:                                          Fulton, Cherokee

Congressional District                     7,11

State Senate District                       56

State House District                        46, 47



The City of Mountain Park is not responsible for the accuracy of information posted on linked websites.