Overview of Douglasville
Located in the western suburbs of Atlanta, the town of Douglasville, GA is a great place to call home. Local residents take pride in community accomplishments and the growth that has taken place here over the years. With excellent public schools, acclaimed cultural activities, and a welcoming environment, Douglasville's 31,000 residents enjoy the close-knit nature of living in a small town. Search for Douglasville apartments for rent, and find Southern hospitality in the heart of Georgia.
Living in Douglasville, GA
The Georgia General Assembly established the town of Douglasville in 1875. A track of the Georgia Pacific Railway Company connecting Douglasville to Atlanta and Birmingham allowed the city to thrive through the 19th and early 20th centuries. Today, downtown Douglasville is known as an exemplary turn-of-the-century Southern railroad town and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. With many distinctive buildings from different architectural styles, the town hosts a diverse range of business opportunities. As one of Atlanta's beautiful suburbs, the town allows residents to enjoy the scenic attractions of Douglas County. A number of large parks and complexes in the area feature the South's rich natural resources and acclaimed outdoor recreation activities. Residents live in Douglasville apartments to take advantage of the town's family-friendly environment just 22 miles from big-city amenities.
Douglasville Attractions and Special Events
Foxhall Sporting Club is located in Douglasville and has a reputation as America's premier sporting club. With more than 1,100 acres of land on the Chattahoochee River, Foxhall has an equestrian facility, 15-station clay course, archery range, 16 lakes for fishing and boating, guided ATV trails and weaving biking, horseback riding and hiking trails. Douglasville hosts the annual Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival to help kick off the summer season. The festival celebrates the founder of the American Hydrangea Society with daytime garden tours, display gardens, lectures and a festival market. The Wednesday WindDown Summer Jazz and R&B Concert Series is another local favorite event, inviting Douglasville residents to enjoy soothing musical performances.
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