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Best Places To Live Near Downtown, Atlanta, GA

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  • Downtown, Atlanta, GA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 17,252
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score90
  • 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]
89
  • Candler Park, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 3.9mi / 6.3km away
  • Population: 8,095
88
  • 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]
88
  • Poncey-Highland, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 2.5mi / 4.1km away
  • Population: 2,726
88
  • 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]
87
  • Old Fourth Ward, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 1.6mi / 2.6km away
  • Population: 12,054
87
  • 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]
87
  • 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]
87
  • Avondale Estates, GA
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 3,095
86
  • 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]
83
  • 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]
83
  • 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]
82
  • 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]
81
  • 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]
80
  • Atlanta-Inman Park, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 2.4mi / 3.9km away
  • Population: 4,329
80
  • Home Park, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 2.1mi / 3.3km away
  • Population: 11,414
79
  • 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]
79
  • 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]
79
  • Brookhaven, GA
  • City: 8.0mi / 12.8km away
  • Population: 51,567
  • Wow! I really love my home in Brookhaven, GA. The city has a certain charm about it. I really love how it merges the historical sites along with the modern day. It is really nice to take strolls down the…[read more]
79
  • Mountain Park city, GA
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.4km away
  • Population: 638
79
  • Morningside-Lenox Park, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 4.1mi / 6.6km away
  • Population: 9,822
79
  • Berkeley Lake, GA
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km away
  • Population: 1,924
79
  • Decatur, GA
  • City: 5.9mi / 9.5km away
  • Population: 21,210
  • The overall experiences that I have had while living in Decatur, Georgia have overall been positive. Being that it is a suburb of Atlanta, you have tons of opportunities for things to do close by. You…[read more]
78
  • 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]
78
  • Sweet Auburn, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 1.4mi / 2.2km away
  • Population: 5,350
78
  • Oakdale, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 5.3mi / 8.6km away
  • Population: 10,957
77
  • Sandy Springs, GA
  • City: 11.8mi / 19.1km away
  • Population: 102,212
  • I lived in the city of Sandy Springs, GA for four years, from 2004-2008. Sandy Springs is an affluent, mostly white suburb of Atlanta. The population of Sandy Springs is in the 80,000's. There are many…[read more]
77
  • 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]
76
  • Cabbage Town, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 2.4mi / 3.9km away
  • Population: 4,789
76
  • Edgewood-Kirkwood, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 4.7mi / 7.5km away
  • Population: 16,229
75
  • 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]
75
  • 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]
75
  • Marietta, GA
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 59,714
  • I have lived in and around Marietta my entire life. At 36 years old, I have seen just about every part of the city, but the most astonishing part of the city is the square. Marietta Square is the seat of…[read more]
75
  • Virginia-Highland, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 2.9mi / 4.6km away
  • Population: 13,359
75
  • Pine Lake, GA
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.2km away
  • Population: 644
75
  • Midtown, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 2.0mi / 3.2km away
  • Population: 21,550
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  • 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]
73
  • Scottdale, GA
  • City: 8.2mi / 13.3km away
  • Population: 11,221
  • At around 20 minutes from Atlanta, Scottdale is a close and has gone through a lot of transformations. It's not quite at the level of gentrification, but it's still transforming neighborhoods in positive…[read more]
73
  • Lithonia, GA
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 2,093
72
  • Vine City, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 1.0mi / 1.6km away
  • Population: 3,318
71
  • Stockbridge, GA
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.6km away
  • Population: 27,692
  • Walking through downtown Stockbridge delivers the true charm of living in the South. A touch of charming downtown architecture that you'd expect from a place like Mayberry, but with modern improvements…[read more]
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  • Atlanta, GA
  • City: 1.1mi / 1.8km away
  • Population: 456,378
  • I am originally from Albany, Ga but have lived in the metro Atlanta area for the past 16 years and my wife and I will be moving away very soon thank goodness. There is nothing good I have to say about…[read more]
69
  • Ormewood Park-East Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 3.8mi / 6.1km away
  • Population: 11,918
69
  • Morrow, GA
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 7,069
68
  • Sandtown-Southeastern Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 8.7mi / 14.0km away
  • Population: 15,981
68
  • Mableton, GA
  • City: 10.2mi / 16.4km away
  • Population: 38,839
  • I moved and bought a house in Mableton in 2007. There are some great things about Mableton and there are some not so great things about Mableton. I got a good deal on a renovated house. The good: The…[read more]
68
  • Rockdale, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 4.1mi / 6.6km away
  • Population: 16,487
68
  • Lithia Springs, GA
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.1km away
  • Population: 17,743
  • Living in Lithia Springs, GA for three years has been nothing but a great joy. The city is just minutes away from Atlanta, and has lush greenery everywhere you look. I really love this small town, I can…[read more]
68
  • Ben Hill, Atlanta, GA
  • Neighborhood: 8.0mi / 12.9km away
  • Population: 8,744
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  • Lake City, GA
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 2,712

Listed above are the best places to live in Downtown, Atlanta, GA for 2020. 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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