Business View Civil & Municipal | Volume 2, Issue 11

122 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 2, ISSUE 11 AT A GLANCE DOUGLASVILLE, GEORGIA WHAT: A desirable, community-minded urban area; population approx. 35,000 WHERE: Twenty miles west of Atlanta, GA WEBSITE: N estled just 20 miles west of Atlanta, Douglasville, Georgia is the home of close to 40,000 welcoming residents. At 22.6 sq. miles, this small, urban community boasts clean streets, plenty of extracurricular activities, excellent academic programs, low crime and tax rates, and an impressive amount of cultural diversity. Douglasville takes pride in its above- average schools and safe, family-friendly environment. The primary economic drivers are the school system and sanitary services, with a majority of workers commuting to the area. As of 2021, remote work is also on the rise, as in many cities across the U.S. For Chan Weeks, Executive Director of Keep Douglasville Beautiful, what makes the city lasville, Georgia Small-Town Appeal with a Big Community Feel