• The town is named for Stone Mountain, the largest exposed granite dome in North America. Stone Mountain harbors plant and animal life found no other place in the world. The mountain has contributed to the city's economy both through its continuing status as a tourist attraction, and its former use as a granite quarry. It is also the site of a famous giant carving commemorating the military leaders of the Confederate States of AmericaConfederacy as well as a state park and museum, including a tourist railroad. Stone Mountain is located at (33.805255, -84.171413). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.2 km sq (1.6 square miles). 4.2 km sq (1.6 mi sq) of it is land and 0.62% is water. While the city of Stone Mountain itself is in Dekalb County, Georgia, some of the town's mailing addresses are actually in Gwinnett County, Georgia. Source:

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