With more than 64 different languages spoken in our area, our communities boast a cosmopolitan feel that is reflected in the county’s many international shops and restaurants. Discover this diversity firsthand as you dine, shop, and explore your way through our many vibrant cities, including Chamblee, Tucker and Doraville. 

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Founded in 1924, this English village vibe community with its Tudor-style building was named after Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Also home to the first Waffle House location, now a museum.


The City of Clarkston is noted for its diversity; which in the 1990s refugee asylum programs identified it as a good fit for displaced persons. Many of them congregate at the Clarkston Community Center, a gathering place for art, education, and recreation.



Founded in 1890, Candler Park was one of Atlanta’s first suburbs. Today it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. At its heart is a 55-acre park complete with a nine-hole golf course, a swimming pool, athletic fields, and a playground. 


One of Atlanta’s most affluent neighborhoods and the home of Emory University. Druid Hills is home to art and culture, distinct parks, world-renowned Emory University and public health organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


This hip, edgy neighborhood combines a small-town feel with decidedly urban offerings and 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!


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

Pine Lake may be the smallest city in DeKalb County, but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in a community of artistic talent and natural beauty. Pine Lake is one of the most eclectic cities in the state of Georgia and a setting for the annual Pine Lake Fest.

Stone Mountain

Packed with history, memories and natural history, Stone Mountain 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.