Located just west of Atlanta, Lithia Springs, Georgia's 13.7 square miles is home to about 15,000 people. About 65 percent of residents live in family-oriented households, but the area is also popular among college students. Much of Lithia Springs' appeal is due to affordability. The cost of living is much more affordable than the national average. In fact, the average home in Lithia Springs is only about $84,000.
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Lithia Springs, Georgia is part of the Douglas County School System. The area's students go to one of three elementary schools: Annette Winn Elementary, Lithia Springs Elementary or Sweetwater Elementary. From there, they attend Turner Middle School, and then Lithia Springs Comprehensive High School. Several private schools are also options. The city is close to several colleges, including Chattahoochee Technical College, Southern Polytechnic State University and Georgia Institute of Technology, all of which are within 20 miles.
The weather is another reason Lithia Springs, Georgia is so popular. Temperatures are mild throughout the year. Winter temperatures don't often dip below 30 degrees, and summer temperatures are typically between the mid-60s and the high 80s. Residents take advantage of the mild seasons by visiting Sweetwater Creek State Park, which is home to hiking trails, picnic areas and playgrounds. It is also the site of Manchester Mill, a popular attraction for history buffs. Many residents choose to trek to nearby Atlanta to spend time. One of the most popular destinations is Six Flags Amusement Park. Atlanta has recently earned acclaim as the Hollywood of the Eastern United States. Tours of filming locations for popular TV shows and blockbuster movies are often available. Whether residents are attending one of the area's colleges or looking for somewhere to settle with their family, the area's diverse entertainment options ensure there's something for just about everyone. Browse our available home listings to begin the search for your next home.