Creating, expanding or merging into cities is being talked about, or is in the works, all over DeKalb County. For more details, look at the interactive map.
Avondale Estates: Officials are discussing several annexations, including the DeKalb Farmers Market .
Brookhaven: An office park at I-85 and North Druid Hills Road has filed for annexation into the city. Proponents of a new city encompassing the Briarcliff and Lakeside areas also have their eyes on it, however.
Chamblee: The city won a legal dispute with Brookhaven over the annexation of Century Center commercial development.
Clarkston: Voters this month approved an annexation that could add thousands to that city’s population.
Decatur: With student growth projected to overwhelm the city’s school capacity, it plans to annex 1.6 square miles of mostly commercial property
Doraville: On Dec. 31, it will annex 500 acres of an industrial area along the west side of I-85 between Gwinnett County and Chamblee-Tucker Road.
Druid Hills: The neighborhood movement for annexation to Atlanta has gained backing from parents after the DeKalb County School District rejected a charter school “cluster” of Druid Hills High and other schools.
Lithonia: Officials have been developing plans to annex areas including the Mall at Stonecrest and an industrial park.
Stone Mountain: The city has studied annexation of surrounding neighborhoods and industrial parks.
Lakeside/Briarcliff: Lawmakers have given proponents of two cities a Saturday deadline to produce a map of the area they want to incorporate. The cityhood proponents are eyeing Northlake Mall.
Tucker: Cityhood proponents there have also been eyeing Northlake Mall for its tax-producing potential.
Stonecrest: A bill was introduced in the last session of the General Assembly to create a city around the Mall at Stonecrest.
South DeKalb: Some residents are discussing a yet unnamed city that would incorporate most of central and south DeKalb.
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