Lovejoy is a city in Clayton County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 6,422, up from 2,495 at the 2000 census. During the American Civil War, it was the site of the Battle of Lovejoy's Station during the Atlanta Campaign of 1864.
During the 2000s, Lovejoy was proposed by the Georgia Department of Transportation to be the endpoint of metro Atlanta's first commuter rail line.
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Location in Clayton County and the state of Georgia
Lovejoy is located in southern Clayton County at Henry County to the south and the unincorporated community of Bonanza to the north. U.S. Routes 19 and 41pass through the western part of Lovejoy, leading north 24 miles (39 km) to downtown Atlanta and south 14 miles (23 km) to Griffin. (33.444164, -84.315105). It is bordered by
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.8 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.06 km2), or 0.91%, is water
Clayton County Public Schools operates public schools.
The schools in this area are: