The area was first named after the estate of Andrew Jackson Collier. Mr. Collierís mill sat on Tanyard Creek, serving as an early landmark. Later the site was a scene of a Civil War battle, lending to the historical significance of the community. Collier Hills and Collier Hills North sits in Fulton County; providing a warm southern climate with plentiful forests.
Collier Hills and Collier Hills Northís weather offers four distinct seasons, but winters and summers are short, giving way to long, gentle springs and falls. With this moderate weather, outdoor sports and cultural activities can take place year round. The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area includes nine park units with a total of 50 miles of hiking trails, a Visitor Center, numerous picnic areas and equipment rentals. At the nearby Arabia Mountain Trail, visitors can visit huge rock outcroppings, woodland waterfalls, hundred-acre farms and wildflower fields.
Nearby Atlanta metro area offers plenty of great events planned year-round. Atlanta Dogwood Festival, Atlanta Jazz Festival and Georgia Renaissance Festival are resident favorites among the outdoor events. On any given night in nearby Atlanta, one can attend a Broadway musical, a symphony, Shakespearean theatre, numerous comedy shows, view fine art, hear a spoken word performance or attend one of dozens of concerts at venues all across the city.
Whether it's the diverse cultural and recreational opportunities, the historic neighborhood setting in the Appalachian foothills or the southern hospitality, Collier Hills, Collier Hills North and the surrounding communities afford a quality of life second to none.
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