Hapeville’s impressive aeronautical history began when Asa G. Candler, Jr. transformed the center of his racetrack into an airfield, which led to the purchase of the land in 1929 by the City of Atlanta. Flash forward almost 100 years and Hapeville is home to the world’s most efficient and busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Less than 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta, residents of Hapeville enjoy every luxury that comes with living in a thriving urban and travel center.
Located in Fulton County, major roadways I-75, I-85, I-285 and Highway 41 keep Hapeville well connected. Ease of travel attracts large businesses and affords the residents of Hapeville great employment opportunities, including Fortune 500 companies such as UPS, Ford and FedEx. Other large employers include Hilton, the McCarthy Power Plant, the City of Hapeville, Jetpro Aircraft Maintenance and Aries Global Logistics.
With Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport just 10 minutes from the city center, business and personal travel are worry-free.
The average home value for Hapeville residences is $245,007, a 21 percent increase when compared to 2020 and 34.65 percent below the national average. According to Zillow, current market prices range from $95,000 to $525,000 for single-family, multi-family, active adult and townhomes.
Shirley Estates at Hapeville has townhomes available that feature four bedrooms and four baths in an intimate, 23-unit community. Proposed construction of a multi-family, mixed-use development on North Central Avenue is in the works to potentially add more rental opportunities in the City of Hapeville.
Things to Do
The Delta Flight Museum is a 68,000-square-foot interactive activity for all ages. The museum offers visitors a look into aviation history while celebrating the history of Delta and exploring the future of flying. Get up close and personal with airplanes in the museum hangars that feature a Boeing 747, DC-7B plane, a Boeing 757 and a static DC-9 plane.
Explore Hapeville’s 129-year-old history at The Hapeville Depot Museum and Visitor Center with art and photography exhibitions celebrating local, transportation and technological history. A fun activity for the entire family, the museum covers the history of Hapeville from its founding to modern day. The museum is open to the public from 1 to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday.
The John R. Lewis Memorial Park and Dog Park, named for Congressman John Lewis, offers a beautiful green space for residents and visitors of Hapeville to enjoy the great outdoors. Bring your furry friends for hiking, refreshing strolls or to explore Hapeville’s beautiful scenery. The Park is open from 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. daily.
The Tom E. Morris Sports Complex is perfect for Hapeville's baseball and softball fans with fields available to rent for local teams, businesses and clubs. Don’t forget to visit the brand-new skate park to enjoy a day of throwing the ball around or a Friday night under the lights!
Founded in 1956 by Army veteran Frank Wittow, the Academy Theatre is the city's artistic center. A space for events both theatrical and non-theatrical, the theatre is home to private parties, rehearsals, performances and more. Regular performances from Impact Theatre Atlanta, Improv Comedy and Lynna Schmidt Productions keep a full and exciting calendar for year-round entertainment.
Hapeville’s center for urban comedy, the Uptown Comedy Corner is the place to see rising comedic acts as well as A-list stars. Past performers include Chris Tucker, Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Kevin Hart and more! Nothing beats seeing stand-up comedy in person and as the premier comedic spot in the area, celebrities are known to drop in for a visit! Visit the website for more information or to purchase tickets.
Built under the arches of a 1920s colonial-style home, Arches Brewing is the premier spot to find good company and even better beer. The menu features European-inspired ales, American brews and many more great selections, as well as live music, workshops and shows. The brewery is a great spot for parties, company events or to catch up with friends and loved ones.
Places to Eat
Find a piece of the Mediterranean in Hapeville at Grecian Gyro. With a motto of “Once a week, go Greek,” customers can fall in love with delicious menu options such as gyros, souvlaki, falafel, salads and pita wraps. Grab your passport and travel to Greece today at Grecian Gyro.
Using fresh and sustainable ingredients, Skinny’s Restaurant brings inspired cuisine to the city of Hapeville. The Asian-American fusion menu features a wide selection of mouth-watering options, including the best-selling Bibimbap, burgers, fried rice, hot dogs, wings and more!
What makes a great town is a fantastic pizza spot! Your Pie Pizza’s menu contains classic choices, as well as craft selections that make this a regular hangout for Hapeville locals. Open every day from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., diners can order online for pickup or come in to enjoy delicious pizza.
Located near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Volare Wine & Bistro offers seasonal, fresh cuisine, perfect for special get-togethers and date nights! The curated menu features a selection of fish, meat and vegetarian options to ensure every diner finds a delicious choice. Make a reservation by calling 404-503-6730 or by visiting the website.
Hapeville is home to a great selection of top-rated emergency and preventative medical centers. Residents can rest easy with access to the Hapeville Medical Center, Anwan Wellness Medical Center PC and Nova Medical Centers, all minutes away from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
To learn more about the city of Hapeville, local favorites, upcoming events and more, visit www.hapeville.org to explore this connected metro city.