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Overview

Introduction to Douglasville, Georgia

Douglasville, Georgia, in Douglas county, is 17 miles SW of Marietta, Georgia and 20 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is conveniently located inside the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Douglasville History

Originally, Douglasville was inhabited by the Mississippian, Creek, Woodland and Cherokee Indians. At that time, it was named Skint Chestnut. It derived its name from a large tree, which was used as a landmark by the Indians. The city was established on February 25, 1875, by the Georgia General Assembly. The first election was held in March, 1875. Douglasville became the county seat of the Douglas County, which was created in 1870.

Douglasville and nearby Attractions

  • Sweetwater Creek State Park
  • Clinton Nature Preserve
  • Six Flags Over Georgia
  • Zoo Atlanta Playspace
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • Cobb County Youth Museum

Things To Do In Douglasville

The Historic District of downtown Douglasville attracts a number of visitors every year. The local parks include Hunter Park, Jesse Davis Park, Deer Lick Park, Clinton Reserve, Sweetwater Creek State Park, Mill Village Park, Worthan Park and Keith Park. The city also has two soccer complexes, the Chestnut Log Soccer Complex and the Fowler Field Soccer Complex. You can also visit the Douglas County Cultural Arts Center, the Douglas County Aquatic Center and the Arbor Place Mall.

Douglasville Transportation

Atlanta International is the nearest major airport.

Douglasville Higher Education

Life University, Chattahoochee Technical College and Southern Polytechnic State University are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population32,317
Male Share of the Population45.7%
Female Share of the Population54.3%
Senior Citizens8.6%
Employed Population 16+14,625
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married37.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.1%
Median Earnings25+$32,496
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$9,775
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,075

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,592
% Above Poverty Level82.1%
% Below Poverty Level17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone29.5%
Median Gross Rent$969
Median House Value$149,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)60%
African5.7%
Irish4.9%
German4.7%
English4.5%
West Indian3.3%
Italian1.2%
Nigerian1.1%
Jamaican0.7%
Scottish0.7%
French Except Basque0.7%
Trinidad Tobago0.6%
Polish0.4%
Arab0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Barbadian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
US Virgin Isl0.1%
Bahamian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Liberian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Sierra Leone0.1%
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Douglasville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Douglas County
Standard Zip Codes30134, 30135
P.O. Box Zip Codes30133, 30154
Phone Area Codes678, 770
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.74
Approximate Longitude-84.74

Douglasville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationDALLAS 7 NE
Distance16 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip54.4 inches
StationNEWNAN 4 NE
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp47 to 73 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp49 to 73 F
Annual Precip52.3 inches
StationALLATOONA DAM 2
Distance28.7 miles
Jan Temp30 to 50 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp50 to 71 F
Annual Precip51.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Austell7,056$61,070
Dallas12,622$57,018
Hiram3,751$64,948
Lithia Springs17,743$47,813
Powder Springs14,596$68,241
Villa Rica14,755$51,563

Douglasville Hospitals

Youth Villages - Inner Harbour Campus
4685 Dorsett Shoals Road
(770) 489-0406
Wellstar Douglas Hospital
(Non-profit)
8954 Hospital Drive

Douglasville Public Schools

Stewart Middle School
8138 Malone St
ZIP: 30134
(770) 651-5400
Middle
Total Enrollment 562
Douglas County High School
8705 Campbellton St
ZIP: 30134
(770) 651-6500
High
Total Enrollment 1886
Beulah Elementary School
1150 S Burnt Hickory Rd
ZIP: 30134
(770) 651-3300
Primary
Total Enrollment 456
Irma C. Austin Middle School
3490 Ridge Rd
ZIP: 30134
(770) 942-0316
Middle
Total Enrollment 877
Hal Hutchens Elementary
586 Clonts Rd
ZIP: 30134
(678) 838-2683
Primary
Total Enrollment 799
Burnett Elementary School
8277 Connally Dr
ZIP: 30134
(770) 651-3500
Primary
Total Enrollment 480
North Douglas Elementary School
1630 Dorris Rd
ZIP: 30134
(770) 651-4800
Primary
Total Enrollment 685
South Paulding High School
1364 Winn Rd
ZIP: 30134
(770) 949-9221
High
Total Enrollment 1774
Connie Dugan Elementary School
1362 Winn Rd
ZIP: 30134
(770) 949-5261
Primary
Total Enrollment 716
Bright Star Elementary School
6300 John West Rd
ZIP: 30134
(770) 651-3400
Primary
Total Enrollment 452
Eastside Elementary School
8266 Connally Dr
ZIP: 30134
(770) 651-3800
Primary
Total Enrollment 490
Factory Shoals Middle School
3301 Shoals School Rd
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-5800
Middle
Total Enrollment 854
Dorsett Shoals Elementary School
5866 Dorsett Shoals Rd
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-3700
Primary
Total Enrollment 425
Bill Arp Elementary School
6550 Alexander Pkwy
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-3200
Primary
Total Enrollment 628
Arbor Station Elementary School
9999 Parkway S
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-3000
Primary
Total Enrollment 601
Chapel Hill High School
4899 Chapel Hill Rd
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-6200
High
Total Enrollment 1253
New Manchester Elementary School
2242 Old Lower River Rd
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-4400
Primary
Total Enrollment 876
Youth Villages At Inner Harbour
4685 Dorsett Shoals Rd
ZIP: 30135
(770) 942-2391
Other
Total Enrollment 64
South Douglas Elementary School
8299 Highway 166
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-4500
Primary
Total Enrollment 591
Mount Carmel Elementary School
2356 Fairburn Rd
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-4200
Primary
Total Enrollment 498
Holly Springs Elementary
4909 W Chapel Hill Rd
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-4000
Primary
Total Enrollment 511
Brighten Academy
5897 Prestley Mill Rd
ZIP: 30135
(770) 615-3680
Primary
Total Enrollment 620
Alexander High School
6500 Alexander Pkwy
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-6000
High
Total Enrollment 1729
Yeager Middle School
4000 Kings Hwy
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-5600
Middle
Total Enrollment 536
Chestnut Log Middle School
2544 Pope Rd
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-5100
Middle
Total Enrollment 711
New Manchester High School
4925 Highway 92/166
ZIP: 30135
(770) 920-2000
High
Total Enrollment 1680
Chapel Hill Elementary School
4433 Coursey Lake Rd
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-3600
Primary
Total Enrollment 709
Chapel Hill Middle School
3989 Chapel Hill Rd
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-5000
Middle
Total Enrollment 1105
Fairplay Middle School
8311 Highway 166
ZIP: 30135
(770) 651-5300
Middle
Total Enrollment 530

Douglasville Private Schools

Douglasville Sda Elementary School
2836 Bright Star Rd
ZIP: 30134
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
Sunbrook Academy At Chapelhill
6029 Professional Pkwy
ZIP: 30134
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Montessori School Of Douglas County
8014 Duralee Ln
ZIP: 30134
Elementary
Total Enrollment 40
St
6218 Hospital Way
ZIP: 30134
Elementary
Total Enrollment 67
Heirway Christian Academy
6758 Spring St
ZIP: 30134
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 145
Harvester Christian Academy
4241 Central Church Rd
ZIP: 30135
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 294
Chapel Hill Christian School
5357 Chapel Hill Rd
ZIP: 30135
Elementary
Total Enrollment 92
King's Way Christian School
6456 The Kings Way
ZIP: 30135
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 318
Primrose School At Brookmont
4460 Brookmont Pkwy
ZIP: 30135
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
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