Brookhaven, Georgia

city in western DeKalb County, Georgia, United States

Brookhaven is a city in western DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. It is northeast of Atlanta. Brookhaven became DeKalb County's 11th city on December 17, 2012.[2] It has been approved in a referendum on July 31, 2012.[1][3]

Brookhaven, Georgia
City of Brookhaven
Brookhaven Village, located on Dresden Drive east of Peachtree Road
Brookhaven Village, located on Dresden Drive east of Peachtree Road
Nickname(s): 
Brookhaven, North Atlanta
Brookhaven is located in Metro Atlanta
Brookhaven
Brookhaven
Location of Brookhaven in Metro Atlanta
Coordinates: 33°51′33″N 84°20′20″W / 33.85917°N 84.33889°W / 33.85917; -84.33889Coordinates: 33°51′33″N 84°20′20″W / 33.85917°N 84.33889°W / 33.85917; -84.33889
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyDeKalb
Government
 • TypeCity
Population
 (2012)[1]
 • Total49,000 (est.)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
30319, 30341
Area code(s)404/678/478/770
Websitehttp://brookhaven-ga.us/

In 2012, about 49,000 people live in Brookhaven. It is the largest city in DeKalb County.[4] The new city stretches over 12 square miles (31 km2).[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Brookhaven looks at city options - Dunwoody Crier: Home". Thecrier.net. 2007-07-27. Retrieved 2013-07-14.[permanent dead link]
  2. "CITY OF BROOKHAVEN: Request for Proposal (RFP) For Risk Management & Insurance Services For the City of Brookhaven, Georgia; Governor’s Commission on Brookhaven (“Commission”), December 3, 2012[permanent dead link]
  3. Hunt, April. "No Brookhaven, but Ashford still a possibility". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  4. "Brookhaven residents vote to create new city", Reporter Newspapers, July 31, 2012
  5. "Georgia scraps over creation of new, mostly white cities Archived 2013-05-28 at the Wayback Machine" - USA Today 2012/07/30

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