The geographic scope of Buckhead includes the community as defined by the Atlanta Regional Commission which is that portion of north Atlanta bounded by the city limits / DeKalb County line on the east; the city limits line on the north; the city limits / Cobb County line on the west; and the Peachtree Creek from the Chattahoochee River to Interstate 75, Interstate 75 to Interstate 85, and Interstate 85 to DeKalb County on the south. These boundaries correspond to the geographic purview of Buckhead Heritage.

The map below appears courtesy of the Buckhead Coalition.