Living in Dunwoody

Dunwoody is a city located in DeKalb County, GA. As a northern suburb of Atlanta, Dunwoody was incorporated as a city on December 1, 2008. Dunwoody Village is the historic heart of the community, and the location of the iconic Dunwoody Farmhouse. The distinctive Colonial Williamsburg architectural style of the district originated with the construction of Dunwoody Village Shopping Center in the 1970s, for which the district gets its name. Since then, all other construction in the area followed suit, giving Dunwoody a unique architectural identity and sense of place.

The number of Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the Atlanta area continues to grow, and many relocating families look to Dunwoody, GA, as a leading option for places to live because of its affordable, high quality housing stock, variety of restaurants and entertainment option, various shopping outlets, great schools, and transportation options to and from downtown Atlanta, and easy access to other locations in the Atlanta metro area.


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On The Map

Covering approximately 13 square miles, Dunwoody lies at the northern tip of DeKalb County. Bordering the Fulton County line on the north and west, and I-285 on the south. A small portion of Dunwoody is included in Gwinnett County.

Fun Fact

The Dunwoody Nature Center has an Annual Butterfly Festival where you can check out the butterflies obviously, but you can also try zip lining with Treetop Quest

Bonnie's Bottom Line

Mixed use developments and new construction in established neighborhoods, along with close proximity to Atlanta are super appealing to buyers. Lifestyle options are plentiful and varied in Dunwoody.