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A Taste of Scottdale, Georgia

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT SCOTTDALE?

  1. Scottdale is a census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. The population was 10,631 at the 2010 census.

  2. Scottdale is named for Colonel George Washington Scott, who founded the Scottdale Cotton Mill in the late 1800s. Colonel Scott arrived in DeKalb County from Florida, where he had previously owned a plantation, served in the Confederate Army, and unsuccessfully run for governor. Col. Scott was also a benefactor of nearby Agnes Scott College. The Scottdale Cotton Mill development included the mill and nearby housing for workers. From the 1920s through the 1940s, Scottdale Manufacturing Company even supported a baseball team. The mill shut down in 1982, but many workers found jobs elsewhere in metro Atlanta. Philanthropist Tobie Grant donated several acres of property to disenfranchised, unemployed African-Americans and created a community known as Tobie Grant. This community still houses low-income African Americans to this day. Oak Forest Apartments was also opened under this theme in 1968. That's where I was raised. Saleem Cooke, April 19, 2013

  3. The median income for a household in the CDP was $18,731, and the median income for a family was $27,521.

  4. The commercial district in Scottdale is focused on East Ponce de Leon Avenue, which bisects the community from the southwest to the northeast. Your DeKalb Farmers Market, the Huddle House corporate headquarters and antique shops are located on this road, along with several auto body shops and industrial buildings. Steel LLC maintains a large steel fabrication and distribution facility in Scottdale, near the intersection of North Clarendon Avenue and East Ponce de Leon Avenue. Efforts to rehabilitate East Ponce de Leon Avenue commenced in 2007.

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WRFG 89.3 FM Atlanta, GA Variety
WWEV 91.5 FM Cumming, GA Christian Contemporary
WCLK 91.9 FM Atlanta, GA Clark Atlanta University Jazz
WZGC 92.9 FM Atlanta, GA Sports
W229AG (WCNN) 93.7 FM Atlanta, GA Sports
WSTR 94.1 FM Smyrna, GA Top-40
W233BF (WSTR HD3) 94.5 FM Atlanta, GA Hip Hop
WSBB 95.5 FM Doraville, GA News/Talk
WWPW 96.1 FM Atlanta, GA Top-40
WSRV 97.1 FM Gainesville, GA Classic Hits
WUMJ 97.5 FM Fayetteville, GA Urban Contemporary
W255CJ (WWWQ) 98.9 FM Atlanta, GA Top-40
WWWQ 99.7 FM Atlanta, GA Top-40
WPZE 102.5 FM Mableton, GA Gospel Music
W275BK (WAMJ) 102.9 FM Decatur, GA Urban Contemporary
WVEE 103.3 FM Atlanta, GA Urban Contemporary
WALR (CP) 104.1 FM Palmetto, GA Rhythmic Oldies
WYAY 106.7 FM Gainesville, GA News
WAMJ 107.5 FM Roswell, GA Urban Contemporary
WHTA 107.9 FM Hampton, GA Hip Hop

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Demographics of Scottdale, Georgia

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

8.57%

88.10%

0.19%

2.60%

3.53%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Scottdale, Georgia


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Reid's Bouffant Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 780B Glendale Rd, Scottdale, GA 30079 (404) 499-0099  - (visit website)

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RECREATION

  1. Tobie Grant Park & Recreation Center -  Category: Recreation -  Fourteen acre DeKalb County park that includes a softball field, swimming pool, playground, picnic area and trails.   - 644 Parkdale Road Scottdale, Georgia

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Jbc Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   427 Third Ave Scottdale, GA 30079 (404) 292-8010   - (reviews)

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Hope Ministries worships in Scottdale Ga

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CHURCHES



  1. St Stephens Ame Church -   3245 Cedar Street Scottdale, GA 30079 (404) 292-4932

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