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Old Gordon is a neighborhood in southwest Atlanta, within Fulton County. This community consists mostly of homes along Old Gordon Road Northwest, adjacent to the Fulton County Airport – Brown Field.
Several prominent roadways bypass the area. These include Interstate 285, which runs north/south to the east and Interstate 20/State Highway 402, which runs west-to-east to the south. State Highways 70 and 139 also run through the area. Clearly, between the close proximity of the airport and these major roadways, Old Gordon residents enjoy easy access not only to the rest of Atlanta, but the rest of the country as well. The zip code for Old Gordon is 30331. The closest neighboring communities are Carroll Heights and Fairburn Heights.
Another attraction of the Old Gordon neighborhood is the abundance of parks and other outdoor recreation options in the area. Sandy Creek meanders by on the other side of the airport. Two neighborhood parks – Collier Park and Harwell Heights Park – are situated close to home. A handful of additional parks are within a ten-mile radius of Old Gordon. Both Collier and Harwell Heights Parks offer plenty of open space, playgrounds and walking trails. Collier Park recently underwent significant renovations, which included a new preschool playground and the first outdoor fitness stations in the Atlanta metro area.
For local shopping, Old Gordon residents head a few miles southeast to the Collier Heights Plaza Shopping Center and the Westridge Shopping Center, which offer a variety of shopping and dining options.
The Adamsville Recreation Center is also situated near this retail area; this popular indoor recreation facility offers an Olympic-sized swimming pool, kiddie pools and dance studios, among other amenities. Karate and dance classes, basketball and other sports programs, as well as weight training are offered here. Also in this area are the Adamsville – Collier Heights Library and the Cascade Family Skating center.