It is bordered by Peachtree Road on the west, and the MARTA north-south rail line separates it from Lindbergh (Atlanta) on the east. Peachtree Creek separates it from the Armour Yard area on the south.
The area was subdivided from farmland in 1910.
The Atlanta Decorative Arts Center is located in the neighborhood.
Peachtree Hills is part of Neighborhood planning unit B.