Category: Clayton

Clayton County Information

As a suburb just south of Atlanta, Clayton County is able to provide relaxed living with plentiful amenities very close by. The county is one of the smallest in Georgia, and it is also one of the most densely populated. Public education, a 4-year college, healthcare, and business opportunities are all within the limits of Clayton County. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is also in the county, so traveling is very accessible. Clayton County offers an attractive lifestyle for singles and families alike.

Forest Park
www.forestparkga.org
(404) 366-4720

The more populous Forest Park thrives on the economic engine of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and its related businesses, as well as the activity of the Georgia State Farmers Market. Located only nine miles away from Atlanta, Forest Park has easy access to the city and all it has to offer. The Fort Gillem Military Reservation is in Forest Park, and it is made up of 1,465 acres. The city is a great center of commerce, growing rapidly since the 1950s. Forest Park is a great place for those wishing to be close to a large airport and major interstates as well as the city of Atlanta.

Jonesboro
www.jonesboroga.com
(770) 478-3800

Past and present are attractively blended in Jonesboro with historic and recreational sites in abundance. Just 12 miles from Atlanta and the seat of Clayton County, Jonesboro is a historical gem with all the amenities of a modern city. Easy access to Interstate 75 is a perk for those wishing to commute to Atlanta or visit the attractions of the city. Clayton is where the famous movie Gone With the Wind was filmed, so there are numerous attractions for residents and visitors. Many recreational activities are in the area as well, including golf, visual and performance arts, as well as fishing.

Morrow
www.cityofmorrow.com
(770) 961-4002

Morrow is home to Spivey Hall, Clayton State University’s acclaimed performing arts center and the Southlake Mall shopping complex. The city started as an acre of land in 1870, and that acre is still the center of the town. Morrow has grown from a trading stop to a thriving commercial town with appealing shopping venues, fine dining, and great entertainment centers. Many historical attractions are in Morrow, and the city has multiple annual events. The amenities of Atlanta are close by, as well as Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Riverdale
www.riverdalega.gov
(770) 909-5300

Riverdale is a lovely town in southern Clayton County with a population of roughly 12,500 residents. The Clayton County Public School system, which serves the students of Riverdale, provides an excellent educational program for its students. The school system strives to prepare students for college and the business world. Located only 10 miles from Atlanta, Riverdale provides nice residential living in close proximity to the amenities of the large city. Only 5 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, residents of Riverdale have easy access to travel.

County Seat
Jonesboro

County Population
275,772

Millage Rates (uninc.)
11.44

Median Home Price
$61,174

Municipalities
Forest Park, Jonesboro, Lake City, Lovejoy, Morrow, and Riverdale

 

CLAYTON COUNTY OFFICES

Main Contact Information
www.claytoncountyga.gov
(770) 477-3208

Animal Control
www.claytonpolice.com
(770) 477-3509

Business License
www.claytoncountyga.gov
(770) 473-5415

Clayton County Tax Commissioner
www.claytoncountyga.gov
(770) 477-3311

Driver’s License
www.dds.ga.gov
(404) 657-9300

Extension Service
www.claytoncountyga.gov
(770) 473-3945

Fire and Emergency Services
www.claytoncountyga.gov
(770) 473-7833

Planning and Zoning
www.claytoncountyga.gov
(770) 477-3569

Police Department
www.claytoncountyga.gov
(770) 477-3600

Sheriff’s Office
www.claytoncountyga.gov
(770) 471-1122

Voter Registration
www.claytoncountyga.gov
(770) 477-3372

Municipalities
City of College Park
www.collegeparkga.com
(404) 669-3759

City of Forest Park
www.forestparkga.org
404-366-4720

City of Jonesboro
www.jonesboroga.com
(770)-478-3800

City of Lake City
(404) 366-8080

City of Lovejoy
www.cityoflovejoy.com
(770) 471-2304

City of Morrow
www.cityofmorrow.com
(770) 961-4002

City of Riverdale
www.riverdalega.gov
(770) 997-8989

UTILITIES
Electricity
Georgia Power Company
www.georgiapower.com
1-888-660-5890

Natural Gas
Atlanta Gas Light Company
www.aglc.com
1-800-427-5463

Atmos Energy Corporation
www.atmosenergy.com
1-888-286-6700

Water and Sewer
Clayton County Water Authority
www.ccwa.us
(770) 961-2130

Recycling
www.claytoncountyga.gov
(770) 473-5495

Cable Television
Comcast
www.comcast.com
1-800-266-2278
EDUCATION
Public Schools
www.clayton.k12.ga.us
(770) 473-2700

Colleges
Clayton State University
www.clayton.edu
(678) 466-4115

HOSPITALS
South Regional Medical Center
www.southernregional.org
(770) 991-8000

All Emergencies
911
LIBRARIES
Clayton County Library System
Main Branch – Jonesboro
www.claytonpl.org
(770) 473-3850

Forest Park Branch
www.claytonpl.org
(404) 366-0850

Lovejoy Branch
www.claytonpl.org
(770) 472-8129

Jonesboro Branch
www.claytonpl.org
(770) 478-7120

Morrow Branch
www.claytonpl.org
(404) 366-7749

Riverdale Branch
www.claytonpl.org
(770) 472-8100
NEWSPAPERS
Clayton News Daily
www.news-daily.com
(770) 478-5753

The Clayton Tribune
www.theclaytontribune.com
(706) 782-3312

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