Avondale Estates, GA
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George Francis Willis, the founder of Avondale Estates, designed the city after the Tudor-Revival style architecture from William Shakespeare’s birthplace. Avondale Estates is also home to the first Waffle House, founded in 1955. Residents enjoy larger lots and more spacious homes at more affordable prices compared to other intown Atlanta neighborhoods.

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Avondale Estates is considerably higher than the Georgia average and higher than the national average. The median home price in this neighborhood is in the midrange. Avondale Estates is considered one of the best and most affordable suburb for Atlanta millennials.


Avondale Estates is located just minutes from downtown Atlanta without it being in the thick of all the city activity and traffic. It is just a short drive from the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. There are two MARTA rail stations for Avondale Estates on the blue line and one MARTA bus route that travels through the area.


Avondale Estates is part of the Dekalb County School District, the third largest school system in Georgia. The schools specific to Avondale Estates include Avondale Elementary School, Druid Hills Middle School, Druid Hills High School and specialty magnet school Dekalb School of the Arts. These are high-performing schools with test scores that are above the national average.


Avondale has lots of small business owners for plenty of independent shopping, dining, and nightlife options. There are festivals throughout the year, like the annual Art-B-Que food and art festival and AutumnFest. Avondale also has its own large park with private lake for fantastic outdoor enjoyment within the neighborhood.


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