Located within Dekalb County, Dunwoody was named after Major Charles Dunwoody who founded the city shortly after the Civil War. Dotted with historic buildings and museums, the city is rich with cultural and historical significance. While the city was not incorporated until 2008, those living in and around the area considered Dunwoody to be a lively and engaging place to call home.
Dunwoody is bound by the Fulton County line on the north and west of the city, with I-285 containing it on the south, and Peachtree Industrial Boulevard bordering it on the east. With its location right outside the city of Atlanta, it serves as an ideal home base to visit its urban neighbor while maintaining its suburban feel.
The city’s Perimeter center houses over 4,000 businesses including the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. Many restaurants and shops tucked within historic neighborhoods and tree-lined streets make Dunwoody an adventuresome and enjoyable place to live. From single bedroom lofts to large residential family homes, Dunwoody provides a comfortable and easy living experience.