Clairmont Heights (Decatur, GA)
By Sharon Kolb, Broker - Atlanta Decatur Homes
(Atlanta Decatur Homes)
Decatur Homes - Clairmont Heights Area HistoryClairmont Heights and the surrounding Decatur neighborhoods have an interesting history.  Clairmont Heights Civic Association put together an intriguing history of Decatur real estate in this area.  Clairmont Heights was developed after a lottery of Creek Indian lands in 1821 by the State of Georgia, when 202+ acres were transferred to individuals.  According to local historians ,by 1860, most of the land was owned by Ezekel Mason, an esteemed citizen of Decatur who died in 1879.  His widow then ran a profitable mill in the area called Mason's Mill.  Remnants of the Mill and the old Decatur Waterworks are still visible along the recently constructed pathways in the area and can also be accessed through several Decatur parks.Original plats da...
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By Dan Benefield
(Benefield Realty)
Homes in Clairmont Heights, Decatur, Georgia   Homes in Clairmont Heights in Decatur are some of the best affordable homes in metro Atlanta. This subdivision is centrally located in DeKalb County. Fernbank Elementary School, Shamrock Middle School, and Druid Hills High School serve as the public schools for the neighborhood. All of the houses in Clairmont Heights are within minutes of Downtown Decatur, Emory, the CDC, and the Atlanta VA hospital. Shopping is available to the neighborhood at North Decatur (approximately 2 minutes away), Downtown Decatur (5 minutes), & Toco Hills (5 minutes). Residents of Clairmont Heights would have roughly a 15 minute commute to Downtown Atlanta. Nearby hospitals would be Emory, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, DeKalb Medical Center, and the Atlanta VA...
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