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..

Population
2,631
Military Population
12
Avg. Home Price
$93,200
Avg. Monthly Rent
$841
*militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the mlitary *data based off of 2013 census data

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School Name Grade Address Type
Lake City Elementary School
5354 Phillips Dr LAKE CITY, GA 30260
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
Forest Park High School
5452 Phillips Dr FOREST PARK, GA 30297
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
Babb Middle School
5500 Reynolds Rd FOREST PARK, GA 30297
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
Evangel Temple Christian Academy
2230 Rex Rd MORROW, GA 30260
Grade
PK - 12
School Type
Private
Atlanta Adventist International School
Po Box 341 TUCKER, GA 30085
Grade
KG - 8
School Type
Private
Ash Street Baptist Learning Center
5370 Ash St FOREST PARK, GA 30297
Grade
PK - 4
School Type
Private
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
5885 Maddox Rd MORROW, GA 30260
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
South Metro Psychoeducational Program
5277 Ash St FOREST PARK, GA 30297
Grade
KG - 12
School Type
Public
Morrow High School
2299 Old Rex Morrow Rd MORROW, GA 30260
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
Morrow Middle School
5968 Maddox Rd MORROW, GA 30260
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
Forest Park Middle School
930 Finley Dr FOREST PARK, GA 30297
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
Morrow Elementary School
6115 Reynolds Rd MORROW, GA 30260
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
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

Not everyone wants to live as close to base as possible, check out these surrounding cities.

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