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Athens, Georgia

county seat of Clarke County, Georgia, United States

Athens is a city in the American state of Georgia.

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
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
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

It is the county seat of Clarke County.

The University of Georgia is in Athens.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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