Smyrna

Welcome to Smyrna

Where life is always in full bloom
 
Smyrna, fondly called the Jonquil City, has a burst of golden-hued blooms come early spring, painting the town in vibrant shades of yellow. Located just a quick 15-minute drive from the heart of downtown Atlanta, Smyrna offers a refreshing reprieve from the hustle and bustle of the big city. However, it retains the cosmopolitan charm, minus the taxing traffic congestion.

Whether you're a seasoned trail enthusiast, an avid golfer, or someone who enjoys a casual game of tennis under the evening sky, Smyrna's diverse recreational offerings, from lighted tennis courts to impeccable golf courses, cater to all.

Towering mature trees dot the landscape, offering shade and a touch of serenity, ensuring that the city never feels overwhelmingly congested, even in its busyness. Instead, it is a harmonious blend of city conveniences and natural tranquility.
 

What to Love

  • Blooming jonquils symbolizing the city's vibrant spirit
  • Quick access to downtown Atlanta
  • The Village Green, the heart of the community
  • An array of recreational spots, including parks, trails, and golf courses.

Local Lifestyle

The heart of Smyrna pulses with energy in its revitalized downtown, a testament to the city's commitment to fostering community and promoting local businesses. And for those craving a touch of nature, the city generously offers over 304 acres of verdant park space. Of special mention is the Village Green, not just a sprawling expanse of greenery but also the bustling social epicenter of downtown Smyrna.
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

The culinary and shopping delights blend with the town's natural beauty, giving you a taste of the good life. Hand in Pocket is a chic boutique that effortlessly captures the essence of modern-day fashion. Here, a curated collection of casual women's attire and must-have accessories await, ensuring you're always in vogue.

For those looking to indulge in a unique shopping experience, Vinings Jubilee in the historic Vinings Village beckons. This charming mall is a delightful mix, offering national brands and local finds, all interspersed with restaurants ready to tantalize your taste buds.

Speaking of tastes, Smyrna boasts a rich culinary landscape. Zucca Bar & Pizzeria is a testament to this, offering delicious pizzas in a laid-back tavern setting, and its outdoor patio is perfect for those sun-drenched Smyrna afternoons. If you're craving a twist on the classics, Muss & Turner's will not disappoint. This stylish bistro brings inventive sandwiches and a fresh take on Southern cuisine to the table, making every bite an exploration of flavors.

For a deeper dive into the South's culinary treasures, South City Kitchen Vinings showcases an innovative spin on beloved Southern dishes, all set in an upscale ambiance. And for a touch of New Orleans in the heart of Smyrna, Atkins Park Tavern serves dishes inspired by the Big Easy. Its casual bar setting and cozy dark wood nuances make it the perfect spot to unwind. Dive in, explore, and let the town's vibrant dining and entertainment scene sweep you off your feet!
 

Things to Do

The allure of Smyrna has a contemporary vibrancy with community events like the Fall Jonquil Festival. For sports fans, an electrifying experience awaits at Truist Park. As the majestic home stadium for the Atlanta Braves MLB team, the energy and passion here are palpable, with every game turning into an unforgettable spectacle.

The Battery Atlanta is a pulsating hub where modernity meets culture. With an eclectic mix of shops, it's a shopper's paradise. The presence of local chefs ensures that every culinary adventure here is exceptional. And live music wafts through the air when night falls, making it the perfect backdrop for evening escapades.

Nature enthusiasts, too, have their haven in Smyrna. The Silver Comet Trail, with its smoothly paved path, invites both avid walkers and casual strollers, offering them a serene retreat amidst nature. But for those looking for a touch of history, the ONE LANE Concord Covered Bridge over Nickajack Creek is a poignant reminder of yesteryears. As you walk through the county's first historic district, structures from the 1800s milling communities narrate tales of times gone by.
 

Schools

In Smyrna, families can find a harmonious blend of recreational spaces and a commendable education system, ensuring every child gets the best start in life.

 

Overview for Smyrna, GA

55,460 people live in Smyrna, where the median age is 35.8 and the average individual income is $55,671. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

55,460

Total Population

35.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$55,671

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Smyrna, GA

Smyrna has 24,696 households, with an average household size of 2.24. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Smyrna do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 55,460 people call Smyrna home. The population density is 3,563.56 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

55,460

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

35.8

Median Age

48.08 / 51.92%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
24,696

Total Households

2.24

Average Household Size

$55,671

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Smyrna, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Smyrna. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
King Springs Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Argyle Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Center Academy Smyrna
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
Smyrna Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
International Academy of Smyrna
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Belmont Hills Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Campbell Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Smyrna Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Covenant Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Campbell High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Atlanta Trilingual Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available

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