Winner: Best suburb in Atlanta | Best of Atlanta

  • Jen West
10:40 a.m. Monday, July 17, 2017 Best of Atlanta

If a small town vibe within driving distance of the bustling city life is your speed, then you more than likely call a suburb of Atlanta home. This week’s Best of Atlanta poll found out which suburb has a special place in your heart. 

Your favorite Atlanta suburb is Roswell, a community as charming as they come. Also winning Best Zip Code, this suburb boasts great schools, a wide variety of activities throughout the year and delicious eats all within a comfortable driving distance from the heart of Atlanta. 

Marietta comes in second place with enthusiastic community support. As winner of the Best Farmers Market in Atlanta, Marietta is home to some of the most creative and civic-minded folks in Atlanta. Take a stroll through their town square for a flavor of what Marietta has to offer. 


Who wouldn’t want to live in Decatur? Coming in third place, but possibly the most well known to those visiting from out of town, Decatur is chock full of popular restaurants and things to do for all ages. Catch a ride on the MARTA and see what all the fuss is about. 

Atlanta has some of the most diverse and welcoming suburbs, each with their own unique identity. Other Atlanta suburbs worth getting to know are Smyrna (Cobb), Brookhaven (DeKalb), Lawrenceville (Gwinnett), Duluth (Gwinnett) and Sandy Springs (North Fulton). 

Or maybe you agree with the Huffington Post on this Atlanta suburb holding the “cool card.”

What makes a suburb great? Take a look at some of these iconic landmarks, voted as the Best in Atlanta by our readers, which are inside and outside of the Perimeter.

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