Forest Park, Georgia
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Fort Gillem is a United States Army military base located in Forest Park, Georgia, on the southeast edge of Atlanta in Clayton County. Founded in 1941, it was a satellite installation of nearby Fort McPherson. The base houses different supply and support units, including the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory and the 3rd MP Group (CID), both units of the United States Army Criminal Investigation Command. It employs 456 active duty personnel, 1,663 Army reservist, and 1,667 civilians. In 1973, its 1,465 acres were annexed by Forest Park. The fort was named in the memory of Lieutenant General Alvan Cullom Gillem, Jr..
** Data based off of 2013 census data.
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Lake City Elementary School
|PK - 5||5354 Phillips Dr Lake City, GA 30260||Public|
Forest Park High School
|9 - 12||5452 Phillips Dr Forest Park, GA 30297||Public|
Babb Middle School
|6 - 8||5500 Reynolds Rd Forest Park, GA 30297||Public|
Evangel Temple Christian Academy
|PK - 12||2230 Rex Rd Morrow, GA 30260||Private|
Atlanta Adventist International School
|KG - 8||Po Box 341 Tucker, GA 30085||Private|
Ash Street Baptist Learning Center
|PK - 4||5370 Ash St Forest Park, GA 30297||Private|
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
|PK - 5||5885 Maddox Rd Morrow, GA 30260||Public|
South Metro Psychoeducational Program
|KG - 12||5277 Ash St Forest Park, GA 30297||Public|
Morrow High School
|9 - 12||2299 Old Rex Morrow Rd Morrow, GA 30260||Public|
Morrow Middle School
|6 - 8||5968 Maddox Rd Morrow, GA 30260||Public|
Forest Park Middle School
|6 - 8||930 Finley Dr Forest Park, GA 30297||Public|
Morrow Elementary School
|PK - 5||6115 Reynolds Rd Morrow, GA 30260||Public|
Military Banking Locations
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Navy Federal Credit Union Stockbridge113 Highway 138 W
Stockbridge, GA 30281
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Cities Near Fort Gillem
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|City||Distance||Population||Avg. Home Price||Avg. Monthly Rent|
|Avondale Estates||12.1 miles||2,777||$315,900||$1,384|
|Belvedere Park||10.9 miles||16,446||$116,300||$999|
|College Park||7.2 miles||14,019||$167,600||$754|
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