Because of its location on the opposite side of the former Atlanta & West Point Railroad from West Point, the city of East Point, Georgia received its name. It was formed in 1870 and chartered in 1887 and has grown to be the fifth largest city in the county with more than 35,000 residents. It is a diverse community with more than 17,000 households in more than twenty-five neighborhoods that include cottages, Cape Cod homes, affordable historic properties, bungalows, and more. East Point homes come in a broad price range that accommodates most budgets, with listing prices depending on the properties’ sizes, ages, styles, locations, and unique special features.
This remarkable Fulton County community is only ten minutes from Downtown Atlanta and only five minutes from the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Furthermore, this fantastic city is home to South Meadow Business Park, Camp Creek Business Center, Camp Creek Marketplace, and multiple Fortune 500 Companies. East Point is a city with its eye on the future and boasts a strong economic development team that includes the East Point Main Street Association and an Economic Development Specialist. The East Point Main Street Association has played a major role in designing the Historic Downtown of East Point, which not only serves as a community gathering place but promotes tourism, strengthens the tax base and increases private and public investments. Surrounding the Historic Downtown District are a number of residences as well as extraordinary amenities. For example, nearby you’ll find dining options that include Taco Pete, Louisiana Bistreaux, Malone’s Steak & Seafood, Oz Pizza, and East Point Corner Tavern.
In addition to all of these wonderful features, East Point hosts several exciting special events and festivals each year. Among the locals’ favorites are the annual 4th of July Fireworks Celebration, Destination East Point Fall Festival, and The Taste of East Point. Residents of the city also enjoy great public transportation which includes convenient access to the MARTA bus and rail system. Whether you are active adults, young professionals, retirees, or a family with children, you will love the advantages of East Point in-town living. For all of these reasons the city continues to grow in popularity for people of all cultures, races, and ages. And it would be remiss for us not to mention that East Point is a “Camera Ready” city and scenes from Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family, Constantine, Prisoners, The Walking Dead, Devil’s Knot, MTV’s Teen Wolf, and Vampire Diaries have been filmed here. With all of this in addition to its great selection of condos, townhomes, multi-family homes, vacant lots and land for building, and diverse single-family homes for sale, East Point is a must-consider destination for homebuyers in Georgia. If you would like to learn morea bout East Point real estate, please give us the opportunity to serve you and contact us today.