Athens, Georgia

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Athens, Georgia
Consolidated city–county
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
Athens, Georgia is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Athens, Georgia
Athens, Georgia
Location in Georgia
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
Country United States
State Georgia
County Clarke
Named for Athens, Greece
Government
 • Mayor Nancy Denson
Area
 • Consolidated city–county 118.2 sq mi (306.2 km2)
 • Land 117.8 sq mi (305.0 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2010)
 • Consolidated city–county 115,452
 • Density 851.5/sq mi (328.8/km2)
 • Metro 192,541
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30601, 30602, 30603, 30604, 30605, 30606, 30607, 30608, 30609, 30612
Area code(s) 706/762
FIPS code 13-03440[1]
Website athensclarkecounty.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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