Brookhaven became a city in 2012. The area had formerly been incorporated as North Atlanta but was dissolved by public referendum in 1965.
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Brookhaven consists of a thin tract about a mile wide running from 285 east of Pill Hill south to I-85 stretching from slightly east of Peachtree Creek to Clairmont Road.
Brookhaven is one of 11 cities in Dekalb County, and has the largest population of cities within Dekalb County, and covers 12 square miles inside the perimeter. Nancy Creek, or Nancy’s Creek runs through Brookhaven before merging with Peachtree Creek. Nancy Creek runs through the Athletic fields in north Brookhaven.
Brookhaven Country Club Lake is just less than half within city limits, in the center of Capitol City Club Brookhaven Golf Course. The golf course is for members, and is not open to the public. In 1909, Asa Candler welcomed President Taft to the Capital City Club. Taft loved to play golf, despite weighing between 250 and 320 pounds.
Oglethorpe University resides within Brookhaven, the Brookhaven Marta Station is on the Gold Line and is about 3/4 mile south of Oglethorpe University.
On 2017, the Brookhaven city council approved plans to join plans for the Peachtree Creek Greenway Project. The project toady includes a biking and hiking path and runs along Peachtree Creek and reaches Briarwood Rd. on its north east. Parking to enjoy the Greenway is available on N. Druid Hills Road on the south west end and Briarwood Rd. on the north east end. The Greenway includes benches, lighting for after dusk and bicycle repair stations.
With more than 50,000 residents, Brookhaven is a desirable area to live with Dekalb County Public Schools, the Brookhaven Police Department and ample parks and recreation. Brookhaven also strives to be a bicycle friendly community.
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