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Welcome to Chamblee ...

The city of Chamblee is located in DeKalb County<1>.

The pronunciation of Chamblee: SHAM-blee<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chamblee has a population of 30,481 people<3> (see below for details).

Chamblee is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Chamblee lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area Codes for Chamblee: (470)<5>, (678) & (770)

The ZIP code for Chamblee: 30341<6>

We don't have a date for the establishment of Chamblee.

Websites for Chamblee ...

Official Website:

Junior League:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chamblee had an population of 30,481 people. This is an increase of 208.14% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chamblee had a population of 9,892 people. This makes Chamblee the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Chamblee represents 0.1% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 76th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Chamblee.

Communities Also Named Chamblee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Chamblee - they are located in Alabama and Louisiana.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Chamblee.

Communities near Chamblee ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Chamblee.

  • Atlanta
  • Roswell
  • Johns Creek
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
    • Johns Creek lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Chamblee.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johns Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek<8>
  • Alpharetta
  • Marietta
  • Smyrna
  • Stonecrest
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonecrest
    • Stonecrest lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Chamblee.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonecrest
  • Peachtree Corners
  • Milton
  • East Point

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chamblee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chamblee.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chamblee. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Chamblee.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chamblee. See our Newspapers Page for Chamblee.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chamblee ...

Looking for more information about Chamblee? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Chamblee, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chamblee.

Adding Chamblee to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Chamblee in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Chamblee was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

We also found Chamblee in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Chamblee.

The official website for Chamblee:

The official website for DeKalb County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including DeKalb, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Chamblee. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chamblee.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chamblee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Chamblee, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Chamblee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chamblee or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chamblee) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chamblee. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChambleeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chamblee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8930, Longitude: -84.3002    
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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