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Avondale Estates

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Information

What's With the Name?

Avondale Estates was founded in 1924 by George Francis Willis who bought the an entire village to create the first ever documented planned community. He named it after Stratford-upon-Avon, England, which was the birthplace of William Shakespeare. To maintain the theme, most of the civic buildings and residences were built in Tudor style.

Stats

  • The City of Avondale Estates is located in DeKalb County, Georgia, and has a population of 3,360 residents.

  • The City is about 789.65 acres, or 1.23 square miles.

  • The population density is 2,532 per sq mi which is 1417% higher than the Georgia average and 2694% higher than the national average.

  • Average days on market for Real Estate is 22

Schools

Elementary​ - Avondale Elementary
4/10 - GreatSchools Rating   
13:1 Student / Teacher Ratio    

424 Students

Middle - Druid Hills Middle School

6/10 GreatSchools Rating   

13:1 Student / Teacher Ratio    

936 Students

High - Druid Hills High School

5/10 GreatSchools Rating 

16:1 Student:Teacher 

1320 Students

Stuff

  • Known for its close-knit community, beautiful setting and diverse architectural styles.

  • Birthplace of the southern staple, the Waffle House! Now a museum where you can take a free tour.

  • Community amenities for residents include beautiful Lake Avondale, the Avondale Community Club, tennis courts and a swimming pool.

 
 

Restaurants

Southern

Rising Son

Fast Food

Skip's Hot Dogs

Greek

Kafenio

Pub

The Stratford Pub

Pizza

Savage Pizza

Vietnamese

Vietvana

Venezuelan

Arepa Mia

Pub

My Parent's Basement

Breakfast

Good Karma Coffee

 

and great bars

Breweries

Brewery

Wild Heaven

Brewery

The Lost Druid

Tap House

The Beer Growler

 

Listings

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