Athens, Georgia

Athens: Consolidated city-county and county seat of Clarke County, Georgia, United States


Athens is a place located in the county of Clarke in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Quick Facts about Athens

Population : 116,714
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Clarke County
Postal code : 30603
Phone Area Codes : 706
Area : 306.01 km2
Named for : Athens
Altitude : 636 feet / 194 meters
Capital city : Athens is capital of Clarke County
Establishment : January 01, 1806 (218 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 06:07:24 (13th June 2024)


Athens is located at 33°57'39"N 83°22'41"W (33.9609500, -83.3779400).

Athens map

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Athens zip code is 30601. County name: Clarke, County fips: 13059

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People born in Athens (126)

People born in Athens, including mathematician Ellis L. Johnson, actress, singer and former fashion model Kim Basinger, jazz singer, songwriter, and guitarist Madeleine Peyroux, .


  • Charles Merian Cooper (American politician (1856-1923)) he was born in 16/01/1856
  • Laura Slade Wiggins (American actress and musician) she was born in 08/08/1988
  • Andy LeMaster (American singer/songwriter) he was born in 01/01/2000
  • Alex Kendrick (American actor and director) he was born in 11/06/1970
  • Jake Westbrook (American baseball player) he was born in 29/09/1977
  • Leo Kottke (American guitarist and singer) he was born in 11/09/1945
  • Brian McCann (Major League Baseball catcher) he was born in 20/02/1984
  • Charles Dougherty (American politician (1850-1915)) he was born in 15/10/1850
  • Colt Ford (American musician) he was born in 27/08/1970
  • Henry Hull Carlton (Confederate Army officer, lawyer and politician (1835-1905)) he was born in 12/05/1835
  • Thomas E. Winn (American politician (1839-1925)) he was born in 21/05/1839
  • Kathleen Hersey (American swimmer, Olympic athlete, Pan American Games gold medalist) she was born in 21/02/1990
  • James Ponsoldt (American film director, actor and screenwriter) he was born in 01/01/1978
  • John Barrow (American politician) he was born in 31/10/1955
  • Lou McGarity (American musician) he was born in 22/07/1917
  • Rob Woodall (American politician) he was born in 11/02/1970
  • Bradford Cox (American musician) he was born in 15/05/1982
  • William Porter Payne (American sports administrator) he was born in 13/10/1947

Other places with the same name (16)

Other cities in Clarke County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Clarke County , GA.

City Name Population Title
Winterville 1,229 Human settlement in Clarke County, Georgia, United States of America
Pine Lake 749 City in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Athens distances to largest Georgia cities