Founded in 1821, the City of Stockbridge, Georgia is a wonderful place to buy a home in the northern section of Henry County. Comprised of around 331 square miles, the Henry County is surrounded by the counties of Spalding, Rockdale, Newton, Clayton, Butts, and Dekalb, and situated in Northern Georgia's Piedmont Section. This spectacular city is conveniently located just twelve miles east of the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and twenty miles south of Atlanta. With close proximity to Interstate 675 and Interstate 75, it is often referred to as the gateway to Henry County.
This fabulous small community continues to enjoy extraordinary growth because of its top-notch public services, strong economic development, and warm small-town hospitality. Home to quality businesses, residents here take pride in their community and its rich history. There was a settlement here as early as 1829 and Old Stockbridge existed for over half a century. Then a crossroads community, the original Old Stockbridge applied for a post office sometime before the Civil War and the community was named after a Yankee school teacher, Professor Stockbridge. That post office was granted in 1847 and situated on Old Stagecoach Road. The town was incorporated in 1895, and then in 1920, it was incorporated as a city.
Today this wonderful community is home to enticing options for dining, shopping, entertainment, and recreation. For example, the city’s Memorial Park is home to three playgrounds, including an area for children with special needs. It also has a three-mile bike trail, walking trails, and an outdoor basketball court. Gardner Park has two playground areas, two tennis courts, and a third-mile paved track. Clark Community Park has a three-quarter-mile paved track, a spacious playground, and separate dog park, and all of these places have areas for picnicking. With its great location, rich history, and wonderful amenities, Stockbridge is an excellent choice for homebuyers. Stockbridge real estate also adds to the allure with its broad price range and tremendous diversity. Properties in Stockbridge include condos, townhomes, multi-family homes, single-family homes, vacant lots, land for building, and acreages. Whether you are looking for a low-maintenance home, an affordable starter property, a luxurious and large estate, or a scenic place to build, you will love the options in Stockbridge. If you would like to learn more about real estate in Stockbridge, Georgia, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.