Clarkston Real Estate
“Small town, big heart.” That’s the motto of Clarkston, a city in DeKalb County, Goergia. This cozy locality takes pride in its people, particularly its ethnic diversity. Racial and ethnic distribution in Clarkston is primarily African American, but many of its residents belong to other groups such as Whites, Asians, Native Americans, and Latino. It is this mix of people that gives Clarkston its abundant and comforting heart.
The city is situated near the center of DeKalb County and about 20 miles away from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Getting to Clarkston may be done by taking the MARTA public rail system.
Clarkston has taken great lengths to ensure that its residents and visitors are happy and welcome. The highlight of the city’s amenities is Milam Park, a public access park that has a modern playground, multi-purpose sports and recreation center, pavilions for groups and families, and ADA-compliant pathways and ramps. Milam Park also has a 4,100-square-foot swimming pool with long lap lanes and various resort amenities. The park was given a new lease on life in 2012, when its renovation and refurbishment was completed. Other attractions in Clarkson include a dog park and tennis courts.
Living in Clarkston allows your children to enjoy the benefits of being enrolled under the DeKalb County School System, which runs the following city schools: Freedom Middle School, Jolly Elementary School, Indian Creek Elementary School, and Clarkston High School. There is also a public city library that is run by the county’s public library system.
If it’s your first time to visit Clarkston, be sure to drop by the Clarkston City Hall Annex, a newly refurbished historic building that was recently awarded for “Excellence in Rehabilitation.” The legendary structure is now being used as office space.
Visit Clarkston now and experience what it feels like to be in a small community with a big passion for service and fellowship.
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