About Redan, Georgia
Redan is a census-designated place (CDP) in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP had a total population of 33,015. It is an affluent predominantly African American community in eastern DeKalb County.Redan was probably named after the numerous redans built during the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. There is also a Redan High School located here. It has also been said that Redan was named after the Redan Store, a trading stop along the railway run by a couple named Reed and Ann.