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Stone Mountain, GA Real Estate

Located in the eastern section of Dekalb County (and 10 miles from the heart of downtown Atlanta), Stone Mountain, GA real estate is one of the outer most suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. Stone Mountain, GA real estate is named after nearby Stone Mountain, a quartz granite dome of exposed rock more than five miles in circumference at its base. Stone Mountain (the exposed quartz granite mountain) has contributed to the city's economy in a variety of ways.

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Located in the eastern section of Dekalb County (and 10 miles from the heart of downtown Atlanta), Stone Mountain, GA real estate is one of the outer most suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. Stone Mountain, GA real estate is named after nearby Stone Mountain, a quartz granite dome of exposed rock more than five miles in circumference at its base. Stone Mountain (the exposed quartz granite mountain) has contributed to the city's economy in a variety of ways.

Stone Mountain, GA Real Estate’s History

Stone Mountain, GA real estate was established in 1839 under it's original name of New Gibraltar. In 1847 the name was officially changed to Stone Mountain by the Georgia legislature. In the Civil War, during the Battle of Atlanta, Stone Mountain, GA real estate was burned and destroyed on General W.T. Sherman's orders by men under the command of general John McPherson on July 19, 1864.

Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain Park is located on 3200 acres of some of the most scenic and historic land in the state of Georgia. Human activities around Stone Mountain extends far into prehistory. The first European explores to chanced upon Stone Mountain (in 1597), its peak was surrounded by a rock wall. The wall was built by early native American inhabitants, although the exact purpose of the wall is unknown. Quarrying of granite was begun in the 1830s. Stone Mountain granite was been used in many building, including the steps to the east wing of the United States Capitol Building, the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan, and in some of the locks of the Panama Canal.

The state of Georgia purchased Stone Mountain and turned it into a state park, and become a noted tourist attraction. Features of the park include: a recreation area, camping facilities, a thirty-six-hole championship caliber golf course, an antebellum plantation with a grist mill and covered bridge, a skylift, a waterside complex, a reproduction Mississippi riverboat, and the ever popular Stone Mountain Laser Show, which are all enjoyed by the owners of Stone Mountain, GA real estate owners on a daily basis.

Stone Mountain, GA Real Estate and Schools

Stone Mountain, GA real estate is home to 22 public schools and 29 private schools which range all the way from preschools (37) to elementary schools (32) to middle school (13) to high schools (12), five of which are some of the top rated schools in all of Georgia.


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Properties Listed:  39
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Under $100K 29
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$200K-$299K 3
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