Buckhead is a town in Fulton County, Georgia, widely known as one of Atlanta's most prestigious and upscale neighborhoods. Boasting several established mansions on beautiful, sprawling properties, Buckhead is the proud home to thousands of residents. The name Buckhead refers to early frontier beginnings, when forest hunting was the predominant means of acquiring food.
As Atlanta's most affluent and elegant district, Buckhead is the area where the Governor of Georgia lives. Buckhead real estate is thriving, offering a selection of beautiful mansions, luxury garden estates, extravagant apartment communities, and quaint Buckhead condominiums. Buckhead is the heart of Atlanta's shopping, dining, entertainment, and financial districts. The area is peppered with upscale shopping outlets, and is home to two high-end retail centers: Phipps Plaza and Lenox Square.
Since the opening of the Georgia 400 toll way in the early 1990s, Buckhead has developed a closely-packed commercial district, which includes a growing number of office buildings and residential high rises. The Georgia 400 toll way links Buckhead to Atlanta's superhighway system.
As part of the Atlanta Public Schools District, Buckhead features several notable public and private schools, including Pace Academy, The Lovett School, the Atlanta International School, to name a few. The Atlanta History Center also resides in the Buckhead district.
Like much of Cobb County real estate, Buckhead (located in Fulton County) continues to grow at a rapid rate. The landscaping is beautiful; tree-lined side streets attract walkers, joggers, and bicyclists. Buckhead offers safe and luxurious living, providing residents with an array of major amenities, including its famous shopping attractions, and easy access to the office towers of Buckhead's Peachtree Road financial district.
Buckhead is also home to a number of luxury hotels, including the Ritz-Carlton, InterContinental, the Grand Hyatt, and JW Marriott. There are several fine restaurants, nightclubs, and bars-including Buckhead's oldest bar known as The Pool Hall. Local residents refer to the affluent community of Buckhead as the "Beverly Hills of the South."
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