DUNWOODY, a northern suburb of Atlanta, is located in DeKalb County. It incorporated on December 1, 2008, and has a population of 46,267, according to the 2010 census.
Dunwoody consists of the following neighborhoods and communities:
Dunwoody Village with the iconic Dunwoody Farmhouse is the historic heart of the community. Dunwoody Village Shopping Center was built in the 1970s in the distinctive Colonial Williamsburg architectural style, which set the standard for all other construction in the area, giving Dunwoody a unique architectural identity and sense of place.
Perimeter Center is the neighborhood that has grown around Perimeter Mall, developed in 1971. It has added major office, residential, and commercial developments, making it one of Metro Atlanta’s largest job centers. Perimeter Center is located at the intersection of two major highways, GA 400 and I-285; The Dunwoody Transit Station provides public transit to the district.
Georgetown, developed in the early 1960s, lies near I-285 and borders with the city limits of Chamblee. Georgetown is one of the most walkable areas of the city and contains both single-family residential subdivisions and its own retail district.
Williamsburg is a commercial district located on the eastern edge of Dunwoody. Its shopping areas include Orchard Park Shopping Center, Mt. Vernon Shopping Center and the Williamsburg at Dunwoody Shopping Center. Dining areas attract shoppers and the areas workers and residents.
Winters Chapel, on the border with Peachtree Corners, shares a name with its main road, an important 19th century route connecting Decatur and Roswell via Holcomb Bridge Road. The district is named after Winters Chapel (now Winters Chapel Methodist Church), built in the 1870s and named after an instrumental founder, Jeremiah Winters. The area is a prime location for light commercial and retail redevelopment opportunities. Two parks, connected by sidewalks, are found Winters Chapel: the 3/4 mile long, meticulously groomed, linear park running along DeKalb County’s Twin Lakes water reservoir on Peeler Road is popular with walkers and jogger, and Windwood Hollow Park, at Lakeside Drive and Peeler Road, offers tennis, a children’s play area, a picnic pavilion, and a short trail.
Tilly Mill is named after the pioneer Tilly family, who owned a late 19th-century farm and mill on land bisected by Tilly Mill Road, which connects Dunwoody to Peachtree Industrial and Doraville. Landmarks in the area include the Dunwoody campus of Georgia Perimeter College and Dunwoody’s signature park, Brook Run, on North Peachtree near the intersection with Tilly Mill Road; Brook Run offers many wooded walking trails, a children’s play area, a dog park, a Veterans Memorial, and a community garden.
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