Want small town living with access to big city activities? Tucker, Georgia, located just 14 miles northeast of Atlanta,offers just that
Want small town living with access to big city activities? Tucker, Georgia, located just 14 miles northeast of Atlanta,offers just that. When you're in Tucker, though, you feel worlds away from a big city, since the heart of the town feels like an old-fashioned, country village. Tucker is home to a ton of local restaurants, shops and businesses, and Main Street, in the center of the city. which is host to the annual Tucker Day Festival celebrating the towns own history. If you want to live near Atlanta but not in it, and want to experience the real charm of the American south, Tucker is definitely a great option for you.
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Moving to Tucker
Most of the property is not rentable in Tucker, so if you're looking for an apartment or house to rent, you better start looking early. We're talking three to six months early. Seriously! Vacancy is only at 7% here, so its not always easy to find what you're looking for. When you do, however, you can expect to pay a fair price for your apartment. It's way cheaper than Atlanta. Live here and have more spending money than the poor souls paying much higher rent in the big city.
Town Center: This is the central part of Tucker, where everything exciting happens including the annual Tucker Day Festival and all of the city's dining and nightlife.
Henderson Park: Henderson Park is in the western part of Tucker. Its a residential area around the park.
Living in Tucker
If you own a car in Tucker, you're in luck, cause you'll be able to take it right into Atlanta whenever you need to get into the city. The towns right on I-285 and Highway 78, so the big roads provide quick and easy access when theres not too much traffic. Need to really get out of town? Fly from Atlanta's international airport its just a few miles away.