Athens, Georgia - Facts & Figures
Athens, Georgia has a vibrant, restored Victorian-era downtown with art galleries, trendy shops, world-renowned nightclubs, and distinctive dining. Historic architecture combined with elaborate gardens make the unique blend of traditional heritage and trend-setting southern culture a city to experience.
The University of Georgia is located in Athens, GA and responsible for the initial growth of the town. UGA is a public research university. Athens is home to spring-time bike races known as the Twilight Series.
- Population: 115133
- Industries: Education, food service, healthcare, construction
- Area Codes: 706, 762
- Zip Codes: 30601, 30602, 30603, 30604, 30605, 30606, 30607, 30608, 30609, 30610, 30611, 30612
- Surrounding Cities: Decatur, East Point, Forest Park, Alpharetta, Chamblee, Duluth, Dunwooody, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Lithonia, Loganville, Norcross, Panola, Roswell, Snellville, Stone Mountain, Tucker, Acworth, Austell, Dallas, Douglasville, Varietta, Powder Springs, Smyrna, Woodstock, Fairburn, Fayetteville, Hampton, Jonesboro, McDonough, Morrow, Palmetto, Pachtree, Riverdale, Stockbridge