Atlanta Fulton County, Georgia

Atlanta: City in DeKalb and Fulton counties in Georgia, United States, county seat city of Fulton County and Georgia federated state capital city

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About

Atlanta is a city located in the county of Fulton in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 420,003 and a population density of 1,207 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 506,811 inhabitants.

The city was created 175 years ago in 1845.

Geography

Atlanta is located at 33°44'56"N 84°23'17"W (33.7490000, -84.3879800).

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Atlanta Quick Facts

Population : 506,811 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Fulton County
Head of government : mayor
Postal code : 30301–30322, 30353, 30336–30350, 30324–30334, 30060
Phone Area Codes : 404, 770, 678
Area : 348 km2
Official name : Atlanta
Legislative body : Atlanta City Council
Official language : English
Altitude : 738 feet / 225 meters
Capital city : Atlanta is capital of Georgia, Fulton County
Establishment : December 12, 1845 (175 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone, UTC−05:00, UTC−04:00
Local time : 17:18:02 (16th May 2021)
Density : 1,456 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 17.13% (2010-2019)

  • Bill Campbell , 2002 1994-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Shirley Franklin , 4 January, 2010 2002-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Maynard Jackson , 1982 1974-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Andrew Young , 1990 1982-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • Kasim Reed , 2 January, 2018 2010-01-03T00:00:00Z
  • Keisha Lance Bottoms , 2018-01-02T00:00:00Z

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Demographics

The population of Atlanta increased by 17.13% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 420,003 - census
2011 437,812 4.07% estimation process
2012 449,016 2.5% estimation process
2013 453,990 1.1% estimation process
2014 461,154 1.55% estimation process
2015 468,303 1.53% estimation process
2016 479,174 2.27% estimation process
2017 491,670 2.54% estimation process
2018 498,183 1.31% estimation process
2019 506,811 1.7% estimation process

Atlanta zip code is 30303. County name: Fulton, County fips: 13121

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People born in Atlanta (200)

People born in Atlanta, including philologist living in Germany Alfred Gudeman, artist Jeffrey Catherine Jones, professional basketball player Chuck Evans, you can see a list of people who born in Atlanta.

Schools

College & universities near Atlanta

Code Name City ZIP
139940 Georgia State University Atlanta (GA) 30303-3083
491570 Institute of Medical Ultrasound Atlanta (GA) 30303-3030
476948 SAE Institute of Technology-Atlanta Atlanta (GA) 30303-1736
244437 Georgia State University-Perimeter College Atlanta (GA) 30303-3083
140340 Herzing University-Atlanta Atlanta (GA) 30303

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Atlanta

Code Name Address Type
ATL Peachtree Station 1688 Peachtree Street, NW RAIL
GNS Gainesville 116 Industrial Boulevard RAIL

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Fulton County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Fulton County , GA.

City Name Population Title
Sandy Springs 109,452 City in Fulton County, Georgia, United States
Roswell 94,763 City in Chaves County, New Mexico, United States
Johns Creek 84,579 City in Fulton County, Georgia, United States
Alpharetta 67,213 City in north Fulton County, Georgia, United States
Milton 39,587 City in Fulton County, Georgia, United States
East Point 34,875 City in Fulton County, Georgia, United States of America
Union City 22,399 City in Fulton County, Georgia, United States
Thomasville 18,518 City in and the county seat of Thomas County, Georgia, United States
Fairburn 16,768 City in Fulton County, Georgia, United States of America
College Park 15,159 City in Fulton and Clayton counties in the U.
Hapeville 6,534 City in Fulton County, Georgia, United States of America
Palmetto 4,851 City in Coweta and Fulton Counties, Georgia, United States

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