map of georgiaThe City of Forest Park is located in northern Clayton County nine miles south of the City of Atlanta. The city has an advantageous geographic location in the southern metropolitan region, having convenient access to Interstate 75 and Interstate 285 and five mile east of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. More on Forest Park>

Upcoming Events!

12/1/14 - Christmas Parade and Celebration

The Recreation Center is now OPEN!

New Program offered at the Recreation Department
Aqua Zumba is a specialty program that takes modified Latin and International dances and rhythms to create a Zumba program for the water environment.  Adding water resistance to Zumba allows individuals to receive a more intense but low-impact cardio-based workout.  Aqua Zumba provides a fun and enjoyable environment for people with varying fitness levels using easy-to-learn aquatic choreography. It's the ultimate Pool Party!

When: Tuesday & Thursday
Location: Indoor Pool
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 PM
Cost: $25 for Residents/$35 forNon-Residents
Drop in fee: $5 for Residents/$7for Non-Residents
Instructor: Angel Worthy

Forest Park firefighters win inaugural Southside Firefighter’s Team Competition

Forest Park bested teams from Clayton County, Morrow and Cobb County fire departments, as well as a team made up of firefighters from multiple departments around metro Atlanta (including Forest Park) to win the inaugural Southside Firefighter’s Team Competition. Forest Park firefighter Andrew Duffy also took first place in the individual dressing event.  The Morrow Fire Department hosted the event.


Official Ward Map (PDF)

Roses Express Grand Opening!

Forest Park welcomes Roses Express to the local Business commmunity. They are located at 4851 Jonesboro Rd, Forest Park, GA 30297.


Keep Forest Park Beautiful Business Yard of the Month - June 2014

Congratulation Mr. Raj Patel, Liberty Junction


Swing Into Spring Festival 2014

Residents and non-residents enjoyed the Swing Into Spring Festival held in May.


Forest Park GEARSCity of Forest Park joins GEARS
Program improves traffic safety, cuts costs and delivers convenience for motorists

Forest Park is the latest department to join the state's GEARS (Georgia Electronic Accident Reporting System) program. The move will lead to more cost effective, timely and accurate filing of crash reports in Forest Park , while at the same time providing easy online access to those reports for involved parties. With GEARS, safety officials can pinpoint problem areas and take action to improve road safety in those areas.
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Main Street Redevelopment
Phase I of the LCI Main Street Downtown Streetscape Project has been completed. The project consisted of constructing brick paver handicap accessible sidewalks, landscaping, bicycle racks, trash receptacles, benches, and decorative pedestrian lighting on Main Street. The realignment of College/Ash/Main Street is the location for the new Town Center complete with a water fountain and town clock. This project is the catalyst for the overall redevelopment of Main Street.

Phase II of the Main Street Streetscape project, which will terminate at Highway 54 (Jonesboro Road) is in the engineering phase.

More on this Project »

The City of Forest Park has recently upgraded its emergency notification system. The City of Forest Park is now using CODERED Emergency Notification System and it is an ultra high-speed telephone communication service for emergency notifications and the distribution of information considered to be important. Learn More »

The Recycling Center
continues to be open for your convenience Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until noon. You may bring paper goods including newspaper, magazines, phone books, and cardboard as well as metals, plastics, aluminum, and appliances. If you do not want to put your small yard debris in the paper recycle bags, you may always bring them and your longer limbs (limited no bigger in diameter than 4” and one pickup truck load) to the Recycling Center free. Click Here for More »
Thursday, November 27
Thanksgiving Holiday
City Offices Closed
Friday, November 28
Thanksgiving Holiday
City Offices Closed
Monday, December 1
Christmas Parade & Celebration
Main Street to Starr Park followed by the lighting of the Christmas Tree in Starr Park, 6:00 pm
Tuesday, December 2
City Council Meeting
Work Session, 6:00 pm
Regular Meeting, 7:00 pm
Meetings are held in the Council Chambers
(Meeting held Tuesday due to the Christmas Parade Monday, December 1, 2014)
Monday, December 15

City Council Meeting
Work Session, 6:00 pm
Regular Meeting, 7:00 pm
Meetings are held in the Council Chambers

Thursday, December 18
Senior Christmas Dinner, 5:30 pm
Forest Park Senior Center
Tickets are $3 per person
Must be member of Senior Center
Wednesday, December 24
Christmas Holiday
City Offices Closed
Thursday, December 25
Christmas Holiday
City Offices Closed
Tuesday, December 30
Senior New Year's Breakfast
Forest Park Senior Center
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Must be member of the Senior Center

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