Stockbridge is a city in Henry County, Georgia, United States with a population of 25,637 as of the 2010 census.Stockbridge is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area.
The area was settled in 1829 when Concord Methodist Church was organized near present today Old Stagecoach Road. It was granted a post office on April 5, 1847 named for a traveling Professor, Levi Stockbridge, who passed through the area many times before the Post Office was built. He was said to be well known and respected in his namesake community. Others contend that the city was named after Thomas Stock, who was State Surveyor and President of the Georgia State Senate in the 1820s.Stockbridge was incorporated as a town in 1895 and as a city August 6, 1920.