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Tucker, GA

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Tucker is located 14 miles northeast of Atlanta is has a population of approximately 35,000 people. The residents of Tucker have some of the highest high school and college graduation rates in the state. Each year, the Tucker Day Festival takes place on Main Street, where residents and visitors can come together to enjoy arts, crafts, food and live music, all in the celebration of this unique town.

Quick History

A hero of the Indian Wars named Greenville Henderson, purchased the land that is now Tucker for 50 cents an acre and operated apple and peach orchards on them until the Civil War. After his death in 1869, he was buried in a cemetery by Henderson Mill Road and the railroad companies brought continued business to the area. The first saloon and horse track opened in Tucker in 1907.

Can't Miss

Henderson Park is a great option for anyone that enjoys the outdoors. It’s 120 acres nestled in heart of Tucker with soccer fields, tennis courts, a playground, picnic shelters, hiking trails, and a community garden for all to enjoy. With Lake Erin on the park grounds and active volunteers helping to organize frequent activities, guests will find plenty to keep them occupied while at Henderson Park.

Hot Spots

  • Dine while watching the game at the Blue Ribbon Grill
  • Visit the Tucker Farmers Market
  • Go shopping at Northlake Mall