What do you know about Stone Mountain? Residents atSouthern Oaks Apartments in Stone MVC-700FMountain may be interested in these fun facts about our town:

  1. Stone Mountain was named after its exposed granite dome, which is the largest in North America. It also happens to be home to some forms of plant and animal life that are found nowhere else in the world.
  2. Stone Mountain is home to the oldest structure that was burned during General Sherman’s march on Atlanta that is still in use today. The old train depot that was built in 1856 has been home to Stone Mountain’s railroad station, City Hall, and Police Departments.
  3. The mountain has been a tourist destination for over a century. People would come by railway to Stone Mountain, hike up to the mountaintop where they would dine at a restaurant there and take in the sweeping view.
  4. Stone Mountain was initially a village called New Gibraltar. The name was officially changed in 1864.

And now you know! Come see what else is special about Stone Mountain at Southern Oaks