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What's in the Area?

Clayton State University, located only 15 miles from downtown Atlanta and 10 minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, is a beautiful lakeside campus that housed state-of-the art facilities. The campus is the only University in the country adjacent to both the Georgia Archives and the National Archives and Records Administration Southeast Region, which is free to the public. Also located on the University’s campus is the world class music recital venue, Spivey Hall a 400 seat, acoustically-superior performing arts site.

Local Attractions and Activities


  • Atlanta Bread Company
  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill
  • Chick-fil-A/Truett's Grill
  • Chili’s Grill & Bar
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Eat More Korean
  • IHOP
  • Joe's Crab Shack
  • Las Trojas Cantina
  • Longhorn Steakhouse
  • Olive Garden
  • Rodeo Sports Bar
  • Soul Delicious Grill & Buffet
  • TGI Fridays
  • This Is It!
  • Vn Pho
  • Waffle House

Parks and Recreations

  • Flat Shoals Park
  • Independence Park
  • Morrow Lake City Park
  • Reynolds Nature Preserve


  • Kroger
  • Publix
  • Walgreens
  • Walmart


  • Barnes and Noble
  • Best Buy
  • FedEx Office Print & Ship Center
  • TJ Maxx
  • Ross Dress for Less
  • Sports Authority
  • Staples
  • Walmart

Located on the University's campus


Spivey Hall

A world-class music recital venue offering top performances throughout the year.