Fulton County, Georgia

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Fulton County, Georgia
County of Fulton
Fulton co cthse 2011.jpg
Atlanta's Fulton County Courthouse in 2011
Location within Georgia
Location within Georgia
Map of the United States highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
FoundedDecember 20, 1853
Named forHamilton Fulton
Largest cityAtlanta
 • Total534 sq mi (1,383 km2)
 • Land527 sq mi (1,365 km2)
 • Water7.7 sq mi (20 km2), 1.4%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)1,041,423
 • Density1,976/sq mi (763/km2)
Congressional districts5th, 6th, 11th, 13th
Time zoneEastern: UTC−5/−4

Fulton County is a county that can be found in the state of Georgia. The county seat of Fulton County is Atlanta, which is the state capital. As of July 2017, the population was around 1,040,000 persons.

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Coordinates: 33°47′N 84°28′W / 33.79°N 84.47°W / 33.79; -84.47