Fulton County, Georgia

county in Georgia, United States

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 2020, the population was around 1,070,000 persons.[1]

Fulton County
Atlanta's Fulton County Courthouse in 2011
Atlanta's Fulton County Courthouse in 2011
Flag of Fulton County
Map of Georgia highlighting Fulton County
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
Map of the United States highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°47′N 84°28′W / 33.79°N 84.47°W / 33.79; -84.47
Country United States
State Georgia
FoundedDecember 20, 1853; 171 years ago (1853)
Named forRobert Fulton
SeatAtlanta
Largest cityAtlanta
Area
 • Total534 sq mi (1,380 km2)
 • Land527 sq mi (1,360 km2)
 • Water7.7 sq mi (20 km2)  1.4%
Population
 • Total1,066,710
 • Density2,000/sq mi (800/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Websitewww.fultoncountyga.gov

Cities and towns

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References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickFacts: Fulton County, Georgia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 14, 2023.

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