Oakhurst, Georgia Is Atlanta Intown Living At Its Best

Oakhurst in Decatur Georgia

Party At Oakhurst Garden

Oakhurst, Georgia – Oakhurst and its eclectic business district is a hidden gem in between the city of Atlanta and Decatur. Oakhurst is a historic neighborhood in the southwest corner of Decatur, Georgia. Decatur is a suburb less than 6 miles from the heart Atlanta, Midtown. The center of Oakhurst is considered East Lake Drive and Oakview Road. The typical zip code for Oakhurst is 30030.

Oakhurst has easy walking access to the East Lake Marta train station. Decatur’s family centric nightlife is less than a mile away while easy access to Kirkwood, East Atlanta, and Midtown guarantees a full entertainment experience.

Oakhurst is a liberal oasis in the heart of Decatur surrounded by highly ranked Decatur City Schools, a thriving downtown and Agnes Scott College. In 2013 Oakhurst was  lucky enough to have the 44th President of the United States visit College Heights, one of its premiere early learning centers (view video of President Obama speaking about it here). Some of the other schools that service the Oakhurst community are – Oakhurst Elementary School, The 4/5 Academy at Firth Avenue, and Decatur Highschool.

At the center of the Oakhurst neighborhood is a business district popularly known as “Oakhurst Village” with over a half-dozen unique restaurants, a coffee shop, and a couple of grocery stores all within walking distance. A full and current listing of Oakhurst Businesses are provided here.

Oakhurst Market OutsideOakhurst is less than 6 miles from the heart of Atlanta (Piedmont Park) on a bike. There is access to several bike trails. A few popular bike routes originating in Oakhurst are listed below:

Oakhurst is surrounded by parks like Mead Road Park, Oakhurst Park, and McKoy Park. Oakhurst Park sports well maintained tennis courts and picnic areas. All of these parks are with a few blocks walking distance from the center of Oakhurst, Georgia.

McKoy Park (Oakhurst’s closest park) hides a pristine pool perfectly suited for young ones, an actively maintained skate park for the teens, and a baseball diamond that will make any weekend baseballer envious.

McCoy Park Kiddie PoolOakhurst doesn’t forget about the four legged family members either, boasting a very well maintained dog park not more than a few blocks away from the heart of Oakhurst and two gourmet dog treat bakeries, it is easy to see why some think Oakhurst is the best kept secret in Atlanta intown living.

Oakhurst Georgia: Helpful Oakhurst Links

Oakhurst Jazz Nights
Oakhurst Community Garden – Wylde Center
The History of the Old Scottish Rite Hospital in Oakhurst
The Solarium in Oakhurst
Current Oakhurst Home Prices
The Oakhurst Castle
Oakhurst Running Club
Proposed Street Scape Renovation (still on track as of 2013!)
Oakhurst Realtime Crime Map
Oakhurst Wikipage
Oakhurst Yahoo Newsgroup

If you would like to have your website listed here please send an email to info@oakhurstbusiness.org. This site is maintained by volunteers but we should be able to respond with 48 hours.

Oakhurst Event Calendar

Map of Oakhurst

Oakhurst Neighborhood Boundaries

Click the map graphic above to view a larger map and directions to Oakhurst, Georgia from anywhere! Oakhurst is located south of Decatur and is roughly bounded by the City of Atlanta’s Kirkwood neighborhood (west of Winter Ave.) on the west ; the Atlanta city limits (Northern St. & Pharr Rd.) on the south; West College Ave. (and the railroad tracks paralleling West College Avenue) on the north; and South McDonough St. on the east.

Oakhurst Reality Companies and Realtors That Specialize In Oakhurst, Georgia Listings

General Information About the Oakhurst Market
Great Analysis of the Oakhurst Real Estate Market
Oakhurst Realty Report – Home Value Appreciation
FMLS Listing of Current Oakhurst, GA Homes for Sales
Trulia Overview of the Oakhurst Home Market

Specialist in the Oakhurst Market (Residential Listings)
Origins Real Estate – Main Office In Oakhurst

Nest Real Estate Group – www.inOakhurst.com
Adams Realtors – Decatur and Oakhurst Specialist
The Keen Team – Previously Headquartered in Oakhurst

Commerical Real Estate In and Around Oakhurst Market
Oakhurst Realty Partners – Commercial Real Estate In and Around Oakhurst

If you would like to have your realty company listed here and service the Oakhurst area, please send an email to info@oakhurstbusiness.org. A good report posted by Nest Realtors summarizes the Oakhurst Home Market for Q1 of 2013

City Of Decatur

The City of Decatur has a great reputation as one the best “Inside The Perimeter” locations to raise a family. Decatur commitment to education and by putting community first is what makes it an intown gem.

Here you will find some links for the great services Decatur provides as well as some general links about the history of Decatur (which is greatly tied to Oakhurst) and some of the city metrics.

Footsteps; Part One, History of the City of Decatur
The City Of Decatur – Visitor information website
Most Recent Decatur Sex Offender List
YourDekalb.com – Pay your water bill in Oakhurst