Fairburn, GA
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Fairburn is home to the popular Georgia Renaissance Festival, held each year starting in late spring and offering performances, musicians, costumes, crafts, and food vendors. Fairburn’s downtown district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a center of activity for the city, providing local shopping, dining, and entertainment.

Cost of Living

Fairburn is an affordable area just outside Atlanta with a cost of living on par with the Georgia state average and lower than the national average. The median home cost is also much lower than the national average, making this small-town city an affordable option for prospective home buyers.


Fairburn is located right along Interstate 85 and is just miles away from Interstate 75 and Interstate 20, making it an easily accessible city for drivers. For commuters using public transportation, Fairburn is along the Bus 180 route that departs from the College Park MARTA rail station.


Fairburn is part of the Fulton County School District, one of the oldest and largest in the state of Georgia. The district serves five elementary schools, two middle schools, two high schools, one charter school and three private schools. Fairburn is also home to two higher education institutions — Brenau University South Atlanta and Georgia Military College.


Downtown Fairburn is home to charming Southern architecture and offers plenty of restaurants to choose from, including a mix of national chains and local independent dining options. Fairburn’s main attraction and claim to fame is the Renaissance Festival, held each year from April to June with medieval-themed activities, shows, taverns, cuisine, and more. Fairburn also has its own theater community, and the local Southside Theatre Guild has been producing live plays and performances in this community since the 1970s.


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