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At the center of the neighborhood is a business district popularly known as “Oakhurst Village” with several eateries, art galleries, and shops. Oakhurst Village is also home to the former Old Scottish Rite Hospital, designed by local architect Neel Reid in 1917. The hospital relocated to the Perimeter District of Atlanta in 1976,[1] and the historic building currently houses an art gallery, a wine bar, and the Solarium, a community center and event facility, where local neighborhood groups meet. There are additional commercial properties and a MARTA rail station (East Lake station) at the northern boundary of Oakhurst, on West College Avenue. The Renfroe school also is here, and it is the only middle school in Decatur. Renfoe is located on Kings Highway, near Ansley Street. Oakhurst is an eclectic, liberal-minded community, typical of intown Atlanta. It has a diverse mix of African Americans, white residents, senior citizens, singles, young couples, young families, empty nesters, and a large gay community. According to the 2000 Census, slightly fewer than 5,000 people lived in Oakhurst.

AREA Highlights

  • Oakhurst Farmers Market
  • Oakhurst Dog Park
  • McKoy Park
  • Oakhurst Park
  • Stone Mountain
  • Oakhurst Castle

Oakhurst Schools

These schools are located within the neighborhood or nearby.  To learn more about the school, click on the school name. You’ll find the assigned schools for a specific property in the property listing.

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