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Brookhaven is a city in the northeastern suburbs of Atlanta and is located in western DeKalb County, Georgia, United States, directly northeast of Atlanta. On July 31, 2012, Brookhaven was approved in a referendum to become DeKalb County's 11th city. Incorporation officially took place on December 17, 2012, on which date municipal operations commenced. With a population of around 54,169, it is the largest city in DeKalb County. The new city stretches over 12 square miles (31 km2).

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Brookhaven is a growing city, with many things to offer and to come. You have the beautiful parks to take walks or walk your pets. There's so many restaurants all around to choose from.


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Its a busy town, but I see a lot of care and hospitality here for all ages.


It's an environment for any age group. Very good school district. Lots of activities and parks in the area as well as public transportation.

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How did Georgia earn the grade of A? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Georgia has a state sales tax of 4.00%. Of particular interest is that Georgia does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Georgia has an effective property tax rate of 0.93%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Georgia earned its state tax grade of A.

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