Welcome to Atlanta
The City of Atlanta was incorporated in 1847 and has since fought hard to protect and promote its stature. In the year 1996 it won the right to host the 1996 Olympics. This led to much recognition for the city. The Atlanta population has reached 3.5 million as it becomes an ever more popular place to live, play and work. After you visit the area you will have to agree that there is something very special in Atlanta. There are plenty of museums, theatres, nightlife and restaurants for you to enjoy during your stay in Atlanta Georgia.
The quality of life is exceptionally high in Atlanta. It's a great place to raise a family, retire, work, learn and play.
Cost of Living
Consistently lower than many major metro areas
The average price for a 2,200 sq. ft. home with four bedrooms and 2.5 baths is approximately $270,000, compared to $335,317 in Seattle or $891,000 for San Francisco
Located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and its 1,050-foot altitude create warm summers and mild winters, with average snowfall less than two inches annually
Atlanta's average annual temperature in July is 78.8 degrees, in January it is 43.2 degrees
Spring in Atlanta may be the most beautiful place on Earth
Healthcare is a major industry here. More than 100,000 health services personnel are employed in metro Atlanta, which makes for one of the nation's highest concentrations of health care experts
We have over 13,000 physicians and 12,300 beds at fifty-two hospitals
With centers such as the CDC, CARE USA, Emory University, the Carter Center, Morehouse School of Medicine and the Task Force for Child Survival & Development, Atlanta has taken its rightful place in the World as a leading center for Public Health and Disease Prevention.
Cultural and Entertainment Attractions
When last measured in 1997, arts, festivals and cultural attractions impacted the metro Atlanta economy to the tune of $700 million and were the source of more than 24,000 jobs
Atlanta is the historical epicenter of America's Civil War and Civil Rights legacy
Sports and Recreational Opportunities
Atlanta is home to six professional sports teams; Atlanta Braves (baseball), Atlanta Thrashers (hockey), Atlanta Hawks (basketball), Atlanta Falcons (football), Atlanta Silverbacks (soccer) and Georgia Force (arena football)
There are more than 100 public and private golf courses and at least 300 golf-friendly days a year