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Atlanta Suburbs


Below are the list of key suburbs, towns and counties around Atlanta that we are tracking. For most neighborhoods we have a good list of shops, restaurants, nightlife and community organizations. If you see something we're missing, let us know editorial at creativeloafing.com

Cobb County

Cobb County Cobb County

Marietta is the County Seat for Cobb County. Home to Kennesaw State University, Cobb Energy Center and now the Atlanta Braves. The County voted 48.8% ... | more...

Austell/Mableton, GA Austell/Mableton

Austell and Mableton are suburbs of Atlanta. | more...

Kennesaw, GA Kennesaw

Kennesaw is home to Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw Mountain National Park and a wide variety of food, outdoors and shopping. | more...

Marietta, GA Marietta

Don't write off this one-time Civil War outpost. Anchored by a charming town square ? a longtime stomping ground for antiques enthusiasts, it?s also h... | more...

Smyrna/Vinings, GA Smyrna/Vinings

Think of Vinings and swanky suburban real estate or high-end townhomes probably come to mind, or perhaps glimpses of the Chattahoochee from the bridge... | more...

Clayton County

Jonesboro/Clayton County Featured

Clayton County is the County just to the South of Atlanta and includes Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in its county limits. The County Seat ... | more...

Forest Park/Morrow, GA Forest Park/Morrow

The City of Forest Park is a suburb of Atlanta in Clayton County near Hartsfield-Jackson ATL airport. | more...

Dekalb County

Dekalb County Dekalb County

Dekalb is Atlanta's fourth most populous County. County seat is Decatur. Dekalb is home to Stone Mountain, the thriving international food scene on Bu... | more...

Avondale Estates Avondale Estates

Avondale Estates is known for its mock Tudor village of storefronts along College Avenue, the city's main drag. Veer off College towards Lake Avondale... | more...

Belvedere Park Belvedere Park

Belvedere Park is a neighborhood within Dekalb County, GA. It was one of the first suburbs of Atlanta with commerce centered around Belvedere Plaza. | more...

Buford Highway Buford Highway

In 1974, the Atlanta Rhythm Section sang the virtues of Doraville with the line, "A touch of country in the city." Today, you might wonder, "Which cou... | more...

Candler-McAfee Candler-McAfee

Candler-McAfee is a neighborhood outside of Decatur, GA. The East Lake Golf Club touches the neighborhood as well as East Lake Commons. | more...

Chamblee/Doraville Chamblee/Doraville

Chamblee offers affordable housing inside the Perimeter, is practically adjacent to the Buford Highway corridor of ethnic restaurants, and lies just a... | more...

Clarkston, GA Clarkston

If you're passing through on East Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clarkston feels like Anytown, USA. But stop for a minute, and you'll find a quaint borough tha... | more...

Decatur/Oakhurst, GA Decatur/Oakhurst

Just a few miles from downtown Atlanta down Ponce de Leon Avenue sits what's arguably metro Atlanta's most desired suburb - a progressive enclave of q... | more...

Dunwoody, GA Dunwoody

One of Atlanta's original suburbs - home to good schools, lots of corporate offices and Perimeter Mall - the City of Dunwoody is now almost considered... | more...

Lithonia-Stonecrest, GA Lithonia/Stonecrest

Lithonia is roughly 18 miles east of the center of Atlanta and near Stone Mountain. Lithonia has a Lithonia Historic District that dates back to 1845 ... | more...

North Decatur North Decatur

The North Decatur neighborhood runs along the Lavista corridor in Dekalb County and includes North Dekalb Mall and other shopping areas. | more...

Panthersville Panthersville

Panthersville is the neighborhood that has South Dekalb Mall, now renamed to Gallery at Souoth Dekalb. | more...

Scottdale Scottdale

Neighborhood adjacent to Decatur and Avondale Estates and the City of Clarkston. Scottdale's most famous landmark is Your Dekalb Farmer's Market but a... | more...

Stone Mountain, GA Stone Mountain

Yes, Stone Mountain Park has its merits — bike paths and hiking trails and treks to the top of the largest exposed granite dome in America. Aside from... | more...

Toco Hills/Sage Hill Toco Hills/Sage Hill

Centered around the huge, eponymous shopping center near the busy nexus of Clairmont, LaVista and North Druid Hills roads, Toco Hills is an older neig... | more...

Tucker, GA Tucker

Decent dive bars and hidden-gem restaurants. Tucker lies at the crossroads of urban Atlanta and suburban sprawl. With some decent dive bars and hidden... | more...

Fulton County

Fulton County Fulton County

Fulton County is the home to Atlanta, the State Capitol and is the most populous County in Georgia. The County voted 69.2% for Hillary Clinton in 2016... | more...

Alpharetta, GA Alpharetta

Named the country's top relocation spot for professionals by Forbes.com, Alpharetta is now home to many newcomers who've brought their urban tastes — ... | more...

ATL Airport District Airport

The ATL Airport District is the airport and surrounding towns designed to promote trade and tourism tied to the airport. The Cities of East Point, Col... | more...

Chattahoochee Hills/Serenbe, GA Chattahoochee Hills/Serenbe

The Serenbe community is a posh planned community within Chattahoochee Hills, GA. The addition of Serenbe to this south Fulton County area has given t... | more...

College Park, GA College Park

If there's one thing College Park and East Point share, other than a border, it's their misleading neighborhood names. There are no colleges currently... | more...

East Point, GA East Point

East Point is part of the ATL airport district and is a City in South Fulton County. It is home to the Camp Creek Marketplace shopping district and ma... | more...

Hapeville, GA Hapeville

Hapeville is a small town in the shadows of the Atlanta Airport. Home to the Delta Flight Musuem, the Chick-fil-A Dwarf House and the Tom Morris Sport... | more...

Roswell, GA Roswell

Roswell is the northernmost City in Fulton County. With nearly 100,000 residents, it is Georgia's 8th largest City. It has a fun downtown area that ma... | more...

Sandy Springs, GA Sandy Springs

Despite its OTP location and big-box retail strips, Sandy Springs has an urban feel, from the busy lunchtime rush to the crush of rush-hour traffic al... | more...

South Fulton, GA South Fulton

South Fulton is one of the newest cities in Georgia. It was incorporated in 2017. As a new city, there are a lot of energy being put into creating fre... | more...

Union City, GA Union City

Located in the southern portion of Fulton County, Union City (UC) is an exuberating and rising City with a big heart. It is a place where your neighbo... | more...

Gwinnett County

Gwinnett County Gwinnett County

Gwinnett County is located 10 miles north of Atlanta off I-85. The County Seat for Gwinnett is Lawrenceville. Gwinnett has been one of the fastest gro... | more...

Duluth, GA Duluth/Suwanee

Duluth is emerging as a cultural oasis for Atlanta's northern suburb. It is the home to the founder of Eddie's Attic who has planted his Red Clay Musi... | more...

Lawrenceville, GA Lawrenceville

Lawrenceville is the county seat of Gwinnett County and in 2021 is celebrating its 200th anniversary. Coolray Park, aurora Theatre are in Lawrencevill... | more...

Norcross, GA Norcross

Like many of metro Atlanta's historic towns that have now been engulfed by suburban sprawl, Norcross was once a railroad hub.Fortunately, historic dow... | more...

Outer Ring Suburbs

Canton/Cherokee County Canton/Cherokee County

Canton is located 40 miles north of Atlanta off I-575. The City is the gateway to the Blue Ridge Mountains from Atlanta. Canton was once located in th... | more...

Conyers/Rockdale County Featured

Conyers is located 20 miles East of Atlanta off I-20. Conyers is the County Seat of Rockdale County which is one of the 10 counties that make up the g... | more...

Douglasville/Douglas County Douglasville/Douglas County

Douglasville is the County Seat of Douglas County and is located 20 miles West of Atlanta off I-20. Douglass has a City Center that was established as... | more...

Fayetteville/Fayette County Fayetteville/Fayette County

Fayetteville is located 22 miles South of Atlanta and is the County Seat for Fayette County. Fayetteville was founded in 1822. Both city and county we... | more...

Forsyth County/Cumming Forsyth County/Cumming

Forsyth County is a part of the current Atlanta Metropolitan area. The County Seat is Cumming. Forsyth was the fastest growing County in Georgia betwe... | more...

McDonough/Henry County Featured

McDonough is the County Seat of Henry County and is located about 25 miles southeast of Atlanta. McDonough was founded in 1820. The County voted 50.9%... | more...





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