Find Your New Neighborhood

Thinking about moving to Atlanta? You'll want to make sure you find the right neighborhood for your lifestyle, whether you're a young professional, family, retiring or going to one of Atlanta's universities.

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Spotlight on...Alpharetta

It's for Families, Young Professionals, and more.

Alpharetta is a fast-growing, affluent suburb that’s located just 26 miles north of downtown Atlanta. The city has an excellent blend of good schools, abundant green spaces, a growing job market, and one of the best dining and shopping scenes in Georgia.

Niche named Alpharetta #3 in Best Suburbs to live in the state of Georgia, making this an ideal place to start your family.

Alpharetta is a city that embraces its history and culture and it offers plenty of ways to enjoy them. Restaurants, nightlife, shopping, and more await!

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What's right for you?


Atlanta, Georgia, USA Piedmont Park skyline in autumn on Lake Meer at dusk.

The many neighborhoods of Atlanta, Georgia and the smaller communities that make up the entire Atlanta Metro Area are loaded with great places to live. Atlanta is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the South, and represents a diverse, well-preserved and historic city.

Atlanta’s architectural beauty, the quality of its art and restaurant scenes, and the charm and friendliness of its neighbors all make this one of the best places to live.

The many terrific neighborhoods and suburban communities around Atlanta may challenge you to narrow down where to find for your next home. But, once you know the types of amenities you are looking for, you should be able to cull the near limitless possibilities down to a handful of areas that have the right mix of things for you and your family.

Someone looking for suburban living with many of the amenities of an inner city neighborhood, plus great public schools, and a bustling nightlife scene would be perfectly at home in Decatur. Someone looking for many of the same amenities, but with a quicker commute to the city center’s arts scene, business and financial centers, and the downtown area would do well to consider the Collier Hills North, Buckhead Forest, and North Buckhead neighborhoods.

Seniors looking for the best institutions and businesses that serve the elderly, plus easy access to senior oriented activities, but who don’t necessarily need nightlife or restaurant districts should consider and healthcare would be best served in the Alpharetta, Johns Creek, or Suwanee areas.

Those a bit on the younger side, looking to enjoy all that Atlanta has to offer a millennial couple, a young professional, or a family with small kids looking to put down roots might find that the best communities for them in the Atlanta area include Peachtree Heights East, Brookwood Hills, Peachtree Park, and Brookwood.

With so many amazing neighborhoods and suburbs in the greater Atlanta area to choose from, you may find it hard to settle on just one for your search. But, you can easily narrow your search down to a handful of terrific neighborhoods. Having too much to choose between is a good problem to have, especially when you’re looking for you next home in Atlanta.

Looking for a hot spot... Living in College Park gives you easy access to the incredible food scene in Atlanta, and you’ll find plenty to keep your palate satisfied here. There's also plenty of nightlife.  

My family wants great schools... Cumming is a small suburb of Atlanta in Forsyth County that is regarded for its excellent schools, safe streets, and overall hospitable atmosphere.

Great spot for Seniors?The Johns Creek area features amazing health care options and plenty of services for the elderly - seniors will be right at home here.

Career Professionals settle in...Living in Sandy Springs gives you the flexibility of enjoying the nightlife and attractions the city has to offer, as well as the comfort and hospitality of neighbors.