Chamblee is just 14 miles from downtown Atlanta. Chamblee is a vibrant urban city with a diverse community and international finesse. The City of Chamblee began as a small rail town and was incorporated in 1908. Through multiple annexations, the City has grown to over 7 square miles and 26,000 residents. The downtown district has experienced significant commercial development including lofts and townhomes since 2000, while maintaining its vintage buildings and architecture.