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Best Places To Live Near Downtown, Atlanta, GA

  • Downtown, Atlanta, GA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 17,252
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score92
  • North Decatur, GA
  • City: 7.1mi / 11.4km away
  • Population: 16,652
  • My life in North Decatur is pretty much what I expected it to be after living here for five years. Usually I would complain about how much I miss home and how I wish that this place or that place was…[read more]
  • Vinings, GA
  • City: 7.9mi / 12.7km away
  • Population: 11,816
  • I experienced a charming suburbian livelihood while living in Vinings Georgia. The city is situated in Cobb County. Vinings is about 6 miles away from the major city of Atlanta. The city has great…[read more]
  • Duluth, GA
  • City: 21.9mi / 35.2km away
  • Population: 28,681
  • I can't imagine not living in Duluth! Duluth is perfect for families. I moved to Duluth from Atlanta because it's an affordable suburb to raise a family and is only about 30 minutes away from Atlanta.…[read more]
  • Candler Park, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 3.9mi / 6.3km away
  • Population: 8,095
  • Kennesaw, GA
  • City: 22.2mi / 35.7km away
  • Population: 32,669
  • I've lived in many great cities in Metro Atlanta, but Kennesaw is definitely my favorite for several reasons. One is the location. You can be in Atlanta or the North Georgia Mountains in half an hour,…[read more]
  • Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 2.5mi / 4.1km away
  • Population: 2,726
  • Peachtree Corners, GA
  • City: 17.6mi / 28.4km away
  • Population: 41,268
  • After living in Peachtree Corners for almost all my life, I moved to Atlanta for a better career. The town is quaint and a delight to live in, but there aren't many jobs available unless you want to work…[read more]
  • Avondale Estates, GA
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 3,095
  • Johns Creek, GA
  • City: 21.8mi / 35.1km away
  • Population: 82,930
  • Overall Johns Creek is a lovely place to live. I purchased a home in the Rivermont neighborhood and over the years there‚Äôs been a lot of unnecessary drama and allegations of fraud amongst some of the…[read more]
  • Roswell, GA
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 93,968
  • I have lived in the city of Roswell for the past six months. I find that it is a very pleasant place to live and the people are friendly overall. There is always something going on, therefore you will…[read more]
  • North Druid Hills, GA
  • City: 5.7mi / 9.2km away
  • Population: 18,331
  • Living in North Druid Hills means that you can say you are one of the few that have experienced the great gem that is located by North Decatur. Summers are great with average temps in the upper 70's…[read more]
  • Mountain Park city, GA
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.4km away
  • Population: 638
  • Dunwoody, GA
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.5km away
  • Population: 48,128
  • Dunwoody, GA is a quiet place to live as I have been there for about seven years. It is on the outskirts of the inner city, making it an area where you can travel to the attractions of Atlanta and other…[read more]
  • Buckhead, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 0.5mi / 0.7km away
  • Population: 78,972
  • After moving to Atlanta, GA from Burbank, CA, we wanted an area that had the same metropolitan hippy-cool vibe that we had been accustomed to. We found it in Buckhead, a wealthy area of Atlanta, GA,…[read more]
  • Berkeley Lake, GA
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km away
  • Population: 1,924
  • Atlanta-Inman Park, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 2.4mi / 3.9km away
  • Population: 4,329
  • Tyrone, GA
  • City: 22.7mi / 36.6km away
  • Population: 7,121
  • Tyrone Georgia offers a great quality of life with one of the lowest crime indexes on the South side of Metro Atlanta! Wonderful school systems, safe living environment, wonderful communities and home…[read more]
  • Oakdale, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 5.3mi / 8.6km away
  • Population: 10,957
  • Smyrna, GA
  • City: 9.3mi / 15.0km away
  • Population: 54,788
  • Atlanta Bread Company would logically be headquartered in the great city of Atlanta, but this Cobb County city of Smyma houses this main industry not far away. Northwest of the Chattahoochee River,…[read more]
  • Midtown, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 2.0mi / 3.2km away
  • Population: 21,550
  • Home Park, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 2.1mi / 3.3km away
  • Population: 11,414
  • Chamblee, GA
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • Population: 27,862
  • I don't get the hesitation regarding living in the Chamblee Area. We are inside the perimeter, we are very close to most everything. Great Marta accessibility. I can walk to a coffee shop, a grocery, a…[read more]
  • Druid Hills, GA
  • City: 4.6mi / 7.4km away
  • Population: 13,444
  • Druid Hills is small town near the Atlanta metro area with lots of fun attractions and activities nearby. The city has something enjoyable to do whether you're traveling with small children or you want…[read more]
  • Mountain Park, GA
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.4km away
  • Population: 13,580
  • Living in Mountain Park, GA has been a truly gratifying experience. I enjoy the fact that this is some of the best weather year round. Sometimes I just stop and shake an officers hand and thank them for…[read more]
  • Morningside-Lenox Park, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 4.1mi / 6.6km away
  • Population: 9,822
  • Sweet Auburn, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 1.4mi / 2.2km away
  • Population: 5,350
  • Edgewood-Kirkwood, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 4.7mi / 7.5km away
  • Population: 16,229
  • Old Fourth Ward, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 1.6mi / 2.6km away
  • Population: 12,054
  • Lilburn, GA
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.2km away
  • Population: 12,481
  • You and your family will have a great time in Lilburn when you plan your trip to include a variety of entertaining activities that will make you excited to become a new resident of the city. Amazing…[read more]
  • Powder Springs, GA
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 14,596
  • I am living in Powder Springs, Georgia and this place is a wonderful place to call home. This is a suburb of Atlanta, but you would never know it as you spend time here. The population here is very low…[read more]

Listed above are the best places to live in Downtown, Atlanta, GA for 2022. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Downtown, Atlanta, GA, followed by the best places to live near Downtown, Atlanta, GA, sorted by Livability Score.

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