5.2 out of 10


33.7825961979049 -84.4409253334177
Great for
  • Childcare
  • Clean & Green
  • Cost of Living
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
Not great for
  • Nightlife
  • Peace & Quiet
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Country Lovers


3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5

"Horse and Nature Lovers Welcome"

Home to Georgia’s International Horse Park, Rockdale owns the legacy of the equestrian venue for the 1996 Olympics. Today GIHP continues to serve as host for equestrian competitions as well as festivals, concerts weddings and sporting events. And if you’re lucky, you can even catch a reenactment of the Civil War!

GHIP also boasts catering services, mountain biking and horse riding trails, picnic pavilion, nature center, arboretum, hotel and golf course. Cherokee Run is a 7,000-yard, par-72 public golf course personally designed by Arnold Palmer.

Located 25 miles east of Atlanta, the Rockdale Community has modest to elaborate homes in various price ranges that occasionally tip the $1M mark. High schools in the area include Heritage, Rockdale and Salem, while middle school education is covered by Conyers, Davis, Edwards and Memorial. A few of the elementary schools to note are Barksdale, CJ Hicks, Flat Shoals and Hightower.

Rockdale, with its one incorporated city of Conyers, is a little lacking when it comes to dining variety. It offers the commonly expected restaurant selections like Applebees, Ruby Tuesdays and Red Lobster, with a few regional favorites like Waffle House, Folks and Picadilly’s Cafeteria. Two locally acclaimed restaurants are Chianti and Seven Gables, both of which are frequently visited and exclusive to Rockdale. And of course, the fast-food establishments line the major drag from the I-20 corridor down the first 5-mile stretch of Hwy. 138.

After a lot of growth and expansion over the last eight years, Rockdale County has settled into a wonderful community for raising a family or retirement. Singles, however, are out of luck, as the nightlife in Rockdale is all but non-existent.
  • area history
  • no nightlife
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Country Lovers

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