Looking For The Right Address? Welcome To Athens, GeorgiaThe ever growing and popular city of Athens, Georgia is located in Clarke County, the smallest county in the state of Georgia. Once thought of as a “bedroom community of Atlanta," Athens now hosts a variety of reasons to be a city with which other “bedroom communities" connect. A five county span surrounds Athens and families have many areas from which to choose, all within easy travel time into the city proper. These counties offer a host of professional and personal opportunities to their residents and a true connection to the Arts, Education and Commerce.
Recently acknowledged as one of the “Most Popular Cities of the South In Which to Relocate," Athens is proactive through our Chamber of Commerce’s tireless efforts in attracting new business.
Conveniently located approximately 60 miles northeast of Atlanta, Georgia, Athens residents enjoy the ease of travel to the North Georgia Mountains and the Coastal areas of Savannah and surrounding communities.
The University of Georgia brings a certain vibrancy to the city and surrounding communities with a host of activities in which the community participates. The University offers educational and social opportunities second to none! It’s successful and state of the art sports programs are well recognized across the country.
Athens is also regarded as one of the major players in the music industry and is proud of the many groups who have established themselves in our community.
The medical community is expanding and becoming part of the Medical College of Georgia. Two major area hospitals and the university provide excellent technical, and research opportunities supporting the success of this segment of the industry. A new Health Sciences Center is in development and will provide major opportunities for professional advancement.
Whether beginning or retiring in the housing process you will be glad you chose Athens as the town you want to reside. A wide variety of student and professional housing awaits, walking hand in hand with stunning antebellum homes, communities and neighborhoods designed to support this growing community. All are developed with major shopping, recreational and professional centers close at hand.
Come explore the ambiance for yourself. Absorb the excitement of a college town with professional connections in every facet of business along with adjacent smaller communities which provide an unspoken sense of peace and comfort.
Athens is a niche’. A city which takes pride in growth, while treasuring the past accomplishments of the people who reside within.
Come become a part of history……and explore the future with us!