Located off of I-25, just 20 miles west of downtown Atlanta, lies Douglasville, a charming bedroom community that 20,000 Georgians call home. An example of an old Southern railroad town, Douglasville, GA, features a historic downtown area, where visitors may enjoy shopping at local antique shops and specialty shops. A walking tour through the Douglasville, Georgia, historic district includes a stroll past the brick fountain in O'Neal Plaza and yields a variety of architectural styles, such as Victorian, Queen Anne, Craftsman, Colonial Revival and Italianate. A turn-of-the-century Greek Revival home listed in the National Register of Historic Places houses the town's Cultural Arts Center. Downtown Douglasville hosts a number of annual events, including the Taste of Douglasville and the Old Fashion Holiday celebration. Douglasville, GA's appeal extends beyond its historic downtown area to Arbor Place. With well over 1.1 million square feet of retail space, the regional mall is said to be Georgia's largest mall west of Atlanta. Anchor stores at the Douglasville, Georgia, shopping destination are Macy's, JCPenney, Belk, Sears and Dillard's. Another metro Atlanta attraction — the Six Flags Over Georgia theme park — is only 10 minutes from Douglasville.
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