Smoke Rise is an upscale residential community in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States, located northeast of Atlanta in the City of Tucker, incorporated in 2016. It is located north of the city of Stone Mountain on the Eastern side of the city of Tucker. The main road through Smoke Rise is Hugh Howell Road (Georgia Route 236). Smoke Rise is a part of the city of Tucker, and is near the Gwinnett-DeKalb county line. The local public schools are Smoke Rise Elementary School, Tucker Middle School and Tucker High School.
Native American families certainly made campsites in this area as early as 12,000 years ago. These earliest inhabitants seem to have been nomadic in habit, traveling in groups which followed the migration patterns of game animals.