Smyrna is the fourth largest city in the metro Atlanta area. The site of dynamic urban renewal over the past two decades, Smyrna’s new development includes the Market Village, an old-fashioned downtown area that hosts numerous open-air concerts and festivals. The nearby Silver Comet Trail delights outdoor enthusiasts with scenic paths for walking and biking.
Nearby Mableton is famous for the Mable House, a grand estate and former plantation that has been repurposed as an amphitheater, hosting concerts and festivals. Lions and Wallace Parks offer great opportunities for organized and informal sports and recreational activity.
Austell, a suburb west of Atlanta, offers a great place to raise a family. The city has plenty of parks, and its schools have garnished national recognition for their support team program. This program provides students with special needs with additional attention and support to help them thrive. The support teams have been so successful that they have become a model for schools across the state.
Douglassville, another western suburb, is one of the fastest growing cities in Georgia. Home to the Arbor Place Mall, which boasts over 100 shops and restaurants, and the 7 Venue, a Christian music venue, Douglassville offers entertainment, parks, historic homes, and numerous facilities with youth and adult sports leagues.