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The Heart of the South
- #9 'The Top U.S. Cities for Job Seekers in 2021' (MoneyGeek)
- #18 '2022 Best Cities for Young Professionals in America' (Niche)
- #20 'America's Best Places to Live in 2022' (Bankrate)
- Corporate headquarters for Delta Air Lines, The Home Depot, UPS, Cox Enterprises & The Coca-Cola Company
- Professional sports in NFL, MLB, NBA, MLS, NHL & WNBA
- Home of the College Football Hall of Fame and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights
- The largest aquarium in North America: the Georgia Aquarium is home to more than 100,000 animals of varying species
Frequently Asked Questions
Continue reading for answers to frequently asked questions about our homes, community and the area.
Where is Atlanta, Georgia?
Atlanta is in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Northwestern part of the state and southeast of the Chattahoochee River in Georgia.
Whom are significant employers located in the Atlanta area?
According to Indeed.com, 40 notable corporations have headquarters in the Atlanta area; each company employs thousands of Atlanta area individuals. These nine companies employ more than 10,000 Atlanta area employees: Coca-Cola, Home Depot, UPS, Delta, AT&T, Newell Brands, NCR, Southern Company and Equifax.
What county is Atlanta, Georgia, located in?
Atlanta, Georgia's capital city, is part of Fulton County but has territory in both Fulton and DeKalb counties. Fulton is the most populous county in Georgia; Atlanta is the seat of Fulton County.
What is Atlanta known for?
According to AtlanticStation.com, Atlanta is famous or well-known for five reasons; several other online sources offered the sixth reason.
- History - Atlanta was the final stop of the Western Atlantic railroad. The city is home to historic residences and museums and played a role in the Civil War as the Confederate Army's center of military operations.
- Shopping - Atlanta's Atlantic Station has everything you want, including special events, dining and theatres.
- Sports - Atlanta is home to five professional teams. The Atlanta Braves (MLB), the Atlanta Falcons (NFL), the Atlanta Hawks (NBA), the Atlanta Dream (WNBA) and the Atlanta United FC (MLS). Additionally, Atlanta is home to the College Football Hall of Fame, an exhibit with multiple floors, interactive exhibitions and museums showcasing hall of fame inductees and the history of College football.
- Coffee Shops - Atlanta has award-winning coffee shops throughout the city, including Land of a Thousand Hills, a "mission-minded coffee shop" working to help less fortunate communities worldwide.
- Street Art - More recently, Atlanta is becoming well-known for street artists and their fantastic work telling stories through murals in various neighborhoods throughout Atlanta.
- Civil Rights Movement - As the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr., Atlanta played a leading role in the United States civil rights movement. Today, the city is known as the cradle of the civil rights movement.
What is the nickname of Atlanta?
Like many cities with a long colorful history, Atlanta has many nicknames. According to Wikipedia, early nicknames dating back to 1859 include "a city among the hills" and "the city in the woods." Some famous names from more recent history include "The Big Peach," "The Big A," "A-Town," "Dogwood City" and the "New York of the South."
What programs are available for homebuyers in Atlanta and surrounding cities?
According to InvestAtlanta, several homebuyer assistance programs exist for Atlanta new home buyers. Programs relevant to homebuyers of new construction homes include the HOME Atlanta 4.0 Program, Atlanta Affordable Homeownership Program (AAHOP) and the Intown Mortgage Assistance Program (IMAP). HOME Atlanta 4.0 consists of an FHA or VA mortgage and a 3.5% grant to help with down payment and closing costs. The Atlanta Affordable Homeownership Program (AAHOP) gives qualifying homebuyers up to $20,000 towards the down payment and/or closing costs; after living in your home for 5 or 10 years, they forgive the money. The Intown Mortgage Assistance Program (IMAP) gives home buyers $10,000 for the down payment and closing costs; this loan may be forgiven after you live in the home for 5 years. Programs are for homebuyers that meet income and other requirements. These programs can end at any time. Please visit InvestAtlanta.com for more information about each program.