Neighborhoods in DeKalb

Neighborhoods in DeKalb

Avondale Estates

Founded in 1924, this tight-knit community was named after Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, the birthplace of William Shakespeare. This neighborhood is home to the first Waffle House, now the Waffle House Musuem, a charming downtown area, and a beautiful lake, Lake Avondale.


As Atlanta's northwestern suburb, Brookhaven, GA is unique for its close proximity to Atlanta's Buckhead neighborhood; the International Corridor, Buford Highway; and tons of shops, restaurants, and fun. Brookhaven is home to one of the state's first mixed-use developments, Town Brookhaven, a 600,000-square-foot project, other large retail centers in Brookhaven include Northeast Plaza which focuses on discount and Hispanic-oriented stores.



Chamblee is a city with its history intertwined with three entities -- dairies, railroads and the military, is on the right track and that's evident from the numerous opportunities to dine, shop and enjoy yourself. This thriving urban city with a diverse community and international flair is home to Atlanta's Chinatown Mall, which has over 30 unique shops including a supermarket and herbal medicine shop. While in town, visitors should check out the Chinatown Mall food court. This experience offers you the chance to enjoy authentic cuisine from different regions in China.



Clarkston, dubbed “the most diverse square mile in America” by TIME Magazine, stands out today for its mix of residents and adaptability to change. This "Small Town with a Big Heart" has a modest downtown area, a pleasant city park, and a mix of older cottages, suburban development and a dazzling range of culture for a town of its size.


Doraville, GA is home to the Southeast's most prosperous immigrant-owned small business community and the former General Motors Assembly Plant -- a 165-acre development called "Assembly." This growing city is 25 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson International airport with direct rail service via Atlanta's MARTA, a Georgia "Camera Ready" community, access to world-renowned artisan shops, restaurants and pleasures.


 Druid Hills

One of Atlanta's most affluent neighborhoods and the home of Emory University. Druid Hills, GA is home to art and culture, distinct parks, world-renowned Emory University and public health organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Homes in this neighborhood include Georgian, Tudor, Jacobean, and Italian Renaissance as well as early 20th Century Victorian mansions.

East Atlanta Village

East Atlanta Village, or as the locals call it, EAV, has been deemed one of the city's quirkiest neighborhoods. Between the bars, boutiques and public art murals within this neighborhood, you are sure to enjoy! While here visitors are encouraged to stop by to see Sang Bu, the giant whimsical dragon in the heart of East Atlanta Village.


The City of Wonders is the home of the spectacular Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. The Arabia Mountain NHA encompasses natural, cultural and historical elements. Spanning over 40,000 acres, the Arabia Mountain NHA spreads across many sites throughout Metro Atlanta

Pine Lake

A lakeside community of artistic talent and natural beauty is the setting for the annual Pine Lake Fest. Pine Lake is one of the most eclectic cities in the state of Georgia.


The city of Stonecrest is one of Georgia's newest cities encompassing 29 square miles and nearly 50,000 residents. The area is home to the Mall at Stonecrest, AWARE Wildlife Rescue Center, Flat Rock Archives, Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve as well as the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. Within the Stonecrest footprint are 2,674 acres of parks, recreational centers and walking trails. The trails have abundant natural scenery fantastic for year-round walking, hiking, and biking. Also, Stonecrest is home to what will be the South's largest sports tourism destination, Atlanta Sports City. 


Stone Mountain

Packed with history, memories and natural history, Stone Mountain, GA is sure to be an experience for visitors. With the largest bas-relief in the world sitting in the middle of this, Stone Mountain is unique. The downtown square features shops and restaurants fit for a small town community.


Home of its very own festival, Taste of Tucker, Tucker, Ga is one of Georgia's newest cities spanning 12-square miles, this commuity has over 230 acres in park land including lakes, creeks, trails, tennis courts, baseball & soccer fields, a swimming pool and playgrounds. Main Street Tucker has annual festivals, shops and culinary options including Matthew's Cafeteria, The Old Tucker Fountain, or The Fountain now, and many more local favorites.