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Jonesboro is a small town just a short drive from Atlanta. It is a very affordable area with low housing costs. It’s best known as the setting for Margaret Mitchell’s famous novel <i>Gone with the Wind</i> and tours of the historic architecture and places from the book and film are held regularly.
Cost of Living
Jonesboro is an affordable option just outside Atlanta, with a cost of living that is a bit lower than the Georgia average and lower than the national average. The cost of housing is very reasonable and considerably lower than the national average.
Jonesboro is located right off four major interstate highways making it easily accessible for drivers and commuters to and from nearby Atlanta and other surrounding areas. MARTA is in the approval process of extending the rail line to Jonesboro for public transportation service to Atlanta.
Jonesboro is part of the Clayton County Public Schools system. Their high schools have a comprehensive curriculum, offering vocational and technical programs in addition to general and college preparatory courses. Clayton County Public Schools is one of the larger school systems in the state with 37 elementary schools, 17 middle schools, and 12 high schools.