Tyrone is located in Fayette County and is home to nearly 7,000 residents. The area is located 25 miles south of Atlanta and is convenient to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The town was incorporated in1911, and reportedly was named by the Scotch and Irish immigrants who worked on the railroad in the area who said the town...
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Tyrone is located in Fayette County and is home to nearly 7,000 residents. The area is located 25 miles south of Atlanta and is convenient to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The town was incorporated in1911, and reportedly was named by the Scotch and Irish immigrants who worked on the railroad in the area who said the town reminded them of County Tyrone in Ireland.
Community events such as the St. Patrick's Day Festival and Tyrone Founders Day are exciting for residents. Families come together to enjoy carnivals, arts and crafts, music and food. The Tyrone Library Book Sale, Mayfield Ice Cream Eating Contest, and Survivor Tyrone are always highly anticipated and a big hit.
Area parks such as Handley Park offer lots of recreational activities for residents. Area youth will enjoy a variety of activities offered by the Parks and Recreation's department including Rhythmic Gymnastics and Acting, as well as youth sports leagues. Classes are also available for adults in Country and Western Line Dancing, Ballroom dancing, Aerobics, and Genealogy. Area Seniors will enjoy regularly scheduled Lunch and Learn events for Seniors with guest speakers once a month.
Students in the area will attend schools in the Fayette County School System. The system is comprised of 30 schools and also serves the communities of Brooks, Fayetteville, Peachtree City and Woolsey. Fayette County schools focus on holistic, well-rounded education and encourage parental and community involvement. Students in the area have received numerous awards for excellence in academics and athletics. Private schools are also convenient to the area and several prestigious colleges and universities are nearby.
Tyrone is a gorgeous oasis south of the city for prospective buyers that desire upscale living. Buyers will be impressed by extravagant custom built homes and resort-style amenities. New homes crafted by award-winning builders in swim and tennis communities are available. The area boasts must-see new construction and elegant homes in established neighborhoods. Browse spacious homes on premium lots starting from the $160s.