Winner: Best town square in Atlanta | Best of Atlanta

Covington Square (food from City Pharmacy pictured)

The best town square in Atlanta means being more than just a space. It means serving the community, capturing the area’s history and combining culture and entertainment.

This year one square in particular had a sustained and passionate voter base. The winner is…

Covington Square, a write-in candidate, swept the poll with 41 percent of the vote. Its food scene has had a buzzy year, with a glowing review of City Pharmacy, a new restaurant that puts out "a dinner experience to rival many in this big city."

Downtown Newnan Square is a historic trip worth taking, and it made it to the second place spot. With some buildings more than a century old, it is a fascinating connection to Georgia's past.

Marietta Square, a winner of this poll from previous years, landed in third place this year and offers plenty of great activities. Between its long history and great restaurants, it's a worthwhile trip.

Other nominees included Decatur SquareRoswell Town SquareDuluth Town GreenLawrenceville SquareThe Village Green in SmyrnaCanton Downtown DistrictFayetteville Downtown SquareJohns Creek Town Center, and Historic Square at Stone Mountain Park.

There is so much to do in these great squares, whether you're interested in free workout classes or a great book festival or cool fall festivals.

Click this link to read more Best of Atlanta votes, like the best restaurant on Buford Highway or the best hike in Atlanta.

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