The City of Smyrna, largely bordered by I-285, Cobb Parkway and the Chattahoochee River, offers residents the perfect combination of a small-town community with big-city amenities. Smyrna is in Cobb County, just outside downtown Atlanta, and provides easy access to I-75, I-285, downtown, the Cumberland Mall area, Truist Park and The Battery. Over 56,000 residents call Smyrna their home. A[...]
Decatur was incorporated in 1823 by European settlers. Prior to this the area was largely forested, and hosted two major native trade routes through the area; the Sandtown and Shallowford trails.
A quiet place to live throughout the 1800s, the exception being a small skirmish between Confederate and Union soldiers which occurred towards the end of the civil war. In the[...]
Homebuyers are looking for more than just a great floor plan or a community swimming pool during their Atlanta home search. There are many other factors that influence where they choose to live, and location is typically the deciding factor. In Buford, the great city includes surprising shops, award-winning restaurants and affordable residences. With just a population of 15,185 people,[...]
Crabapple is one of the oldest communities in Fulton County. It is located 28 miles north of downtown Atlanta and centered at the crossroads of highways 140 and 372, a location known as “the Silos area.” The first European settlement in the area was founded in 1872 and took its name from a tree in the area. Crabapple throughout its[...]
In 1838, Henry Irby purchased 202 ½ acres surrounding the present intersection of Peachtree, Roswell and West Paces Ferry Roads for $650. There he established a small settlement complete with a tavern and general store, which came to be known as Irbyville. A story repudiates that the name “Buckhead” comes from Irby taking the head of a large buck deer[...]
With the COVID-19 outbreak, social distancing is quickly becoming the new normal. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), social distancing involves deliberately increasing the space between people and staying at home whenever possible to prevent further spread. Staying at home 24/7 can be quite an adjustment and one requires a bit of a routine change to[...]