Doraville is a city in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States, northeast of Atlanta. land area was 1,722 acres. Part of the population growth during that period was because of the annexation of Northwoods in 1949 and Oakcliff in 1958.
The Doraville MARTA Station was built in 1992, destroying the few buildings that remained of Doraville's downtown. The GM Plant closed in 2009, and the economy has stalled plans to turn the site into a mixed-use town center. Nonetheless, Doraville is becoming an attractive destination because of its close proximity to Atlanta, its MARTA Station, and the promise of a new town center.