Athens, Georgia

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Athens, Georgia
Athens-Clarke County
City Hall in Downtown Athens
City Hall in Downtown Athens
Nickname(s): 
"The Classic City"
Location in Clarke County and the state of Georgia
Location in Clarke County and the state of Georgia
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Coordinates: 33°57′N 83°23′W / 33.950°N 83.383°W / 33.950; -83.383Coordinates: 33°57′N 83°23′W / 33.950°N 83.383°W / 33.950; -83.383
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyClarke
Named forAthens, Greece
Government
 • MayorNancy Denson
Area
 • Consolidated city–county118.2 sq mi (306.2 km2)
 • Land117.8 sq mi (305.0 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation
636 ft (194 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Consolidated city–county115,452
 • Density851.5/sq mi (328.8/km2)
 • Metro
192,541
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30601, 30602, 30603, 30604, 30605, 30606, 30607, 30608, 30609, 30612
Area code(s)706/762
FIPS code13-03440[1]
Websiteathensclarkecounty.com

Athens is a city in the American state of Georgia.

It is the county seat of Clarke County.

The University of Georgia is in Athens.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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