- Sandtown, Georgia
Sandtown is a predominantly
African-Americanneighborhood located southwest of Atlanta, Georgia. It is one of the Atlanta area's most affluent African American communties with the majority of the population belonging to the middle and upper middle class.
Buzzard's Roostwere the two largest Indian villages in the area where Atlanta would develop. After the Trail of Tearsand the government of Georgia divided the territory into counties, Sandtown ended up in Campbell (which was absorbed into Fulton in 1932 along with Milton).
The road now known as Cascade was originally an Indian trail known as the Sandtown Road and ran from the village on the
Chattahoochee Rivernear Utoy Creekeast to through what became Five Points then to the vicinity of Decatur.
The Sandtown Community Association previously known as the Sandtown Homeowners Association is a registered nearly 20-year old community advocacy organization. It is a voluntary community based group that addresses issues regarding zonings, residential/commercial development, land use and education.
* [http://www.sandtown.org/ Official Page]
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