Fort Gillem

Forest Park, Georgia

Included zipcodes 30260 30294 30297

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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..

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School Name Grade Type
Lake City Elementary School
PK - 5 Public
Forest Park High School
9 - 12 Public
Babb Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Evangel Temple Christian Academy
PK - 12 Private
Atlanta Adventist International School
KG - 8 Private
Ash Street Baptist Learning Center
PK - 4 Private
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
PK - 5 Public
South Metro Psychoeducational Program
KG - 12 Public
Morrow High School
9 - 12 Public
Morrow Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Forest Park Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Morrow Elementary School
PK - 5 Public
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Navy Federal Credit Union Stockbridge

113 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
Atlanta 11.8 miles 440,641 $210,000 $948
McDonough 16.0 miles 22,560 $134,700 $972
Stockbridge 8.5 miles 26,992 $138,500 $998
Panthersville 7.8 miles 9,474 $88,800 $810
Avondale Estates 12.1 miles 2,777 $315,900 $1,384
Candler-McAfee 9.2 miles 22,345 $101,100 $880
Belvedere Park 10.9 miles 16,446 $116,300 $999
Hampton 15.8 miles 7,092 $114,900 $1,113
Fairburn 15.0 miles 13,520 $130,400 $902
College Park 7.2 miles 14,019 $167,600 $754

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