Outside the Lines

As one of the last developed suburbs around Atlanta, Douglas County maintains its natural beauty, while it reimagines itself for future generations. A community well-known for culture, nature lovers, compassionate and collaborative neighbors welcomes you to Live Outside the Lines.

Strategic Plan

Resident Spotlight

“Everything I could ever want.”


Residents love our affordable prices and low cost of living approximately 12% less than living in other Metro Atlanta communities such as Gwinnett, Cobb, Fulton, and Forsyth.

Cost of Living

With plenty of inventory and room to grow, our average home prices are well below those of neighboring counties, offering homebuyers more “bang for the buck," with more square footage, amenities, and value than other Metro Atlanta suburbs.

Average Home Price

With an average of 217 sunny days a year, mild winters, and pleasant fall days, Douglas County’s weather truly gives its residents the best of all seasons!


Charming neighborhoods

Living Outside the Lines means safe, affordable neighborhoods, forward-thinking developments and world-class facilities that make life enjoyable, where friends and families relax, play and grow together.


Stellar schools

Five magnet public high schools, including a top state-ranked charter school, 14 private schools, one career institute and five institutes of higher learning provide residents top-notch choices, from kindergarten to post graduate studies.

Award-winning healthcare

Honored for excellence in public health with two award-winning hospitals, Wellstar Douglas and Coffee Regional, with easy access to premier internationally recognized Atlanta healthcare and research facilities, residents benefit from the highest quality healthcare.


Resident Spotlight

“A great place for me and my family.”


Nature around every corner

You’re never far from nature with more than 2,000 acres of park land, rivers, lakes, trails and other recreation facilities at our popular Sweetwater Creek State Conservation Park, Boundary Waters and Deer Lick Parks, Dog River Reservoir and Clinton Nature Preserve.


A close knit community

Friendly and family-oriented, with Millennials making up the largest growing demographic, we merge our rural heritage, ethnic diversity and small-town feel with an energy and excitement poised for reinvention and revival.