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>
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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.

Recreation Center Closed for Renovations
The Recreation Center will be closed July 21, 2014 through October 31, 2014 for renovations.  Registration for activities will be held downstairs in the Recreation Building.

Official Ward Map (PDF)


Movie Night in Starr Park! Read More




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.

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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 »
Monday, August 04

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

Thursday, August 07
CCPS First Day of School
Monday, August 18

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

Monday, September 01

Labor Day
City Offices Closed



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