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Population
        WELCOME  AT-A-GLANCE                                                      •    Athens-Clarke County ...........................123,912

                                                                                      Business and Industry
                                                                                  •    Industrial Parks .....................................................5
                                                                                  •    Clarke County Labor Force ....................56,558
                                                                                  •     Area Labor Force .....................................159,450
                                                                                   (Sources: Georgia Dept. of Labor, 2015 Area Labor Profile)
                                                                                       Local Media
                                                                                  •    Newspapers.......................................................13+
                                                                                  •     Radio Stations .....................................................16
                                                                                  •    Television Stations ...............................................2
                                                                                  •     Cable Television ...................Charter Spectrum
                                                                                  •     Cable Channels ...200+ HD Channels Available
                                                                                      Medical
                                                                                  •    Public Hospitals ....................................................2
                                                                                  •     Private Hospitals...................................................1
                                                                                  •     Doctors ............................................................500+
                                                                                  •     Dentists ............................................................100+
                                                      Downtown Athens is alive with business  •     Mental Health Practitioners ........................50+
             Ut esequis re magnis illit dollita num inus aut voles sed unt. Gente preria   •     Ambulance Services .......................................12+
             quamet aut officiis dolutet arundam vellanduciet denihil inci rerunt.      Banking
                 Quick Facts About Athens                                         •    Banks ...................................................................17+

                 Welcome to Athens                                                •     Branch Offices ..................................................55+
             Get to Know Athens                                                        Getting Involved
                                                                                  •    Non-profit Groups .......................................640+
             Where opportunities abound                        RAINFALL           •     Support Groups ............................................100+
                  Known as the Classic City, Athens
                                                                                  •     Special Interest Groups ..................Something
                                                               46.38”
                 has a lot to offer residents, visitors,   Athens-Clarke County Yearly Averages  for practically any interest
                                                      MAXIMUM
                     and newcomers like you.         TEMPERATURE73 O                   Religion
                                                            O MINIMUM             •    Protestant Churches ...................................100+
                      rom the historic architecture     51TEMPERATURE             •     Catholic Churches ................................................5
                      throughout our downtown                                     •     Orthodox Churches .............................................1
                      district, to the many restaurants,   ELEVATION              •     Synagogues .........................................................2+
                                                                                  •    Islamic Centers ......................................................1
               F shops and galleries lining the           784’
               streets, to the cheering crowds at Sanford                              Recreational Facilities
               Stadium, you will always find something   fun facts and figures about our wonderful   •    Public Parks and Facilities ...............................23
               new to discover in Athens. To help you get   community. Read on, and you’ll call   •     Public Parks with Pools ......................................5
               settled in, we’ve compiled a helpful list of   yourself an Athenian in no time!  •     Public Parks with Tennis Courts ......................7
                                                                                  •     Golf Courses ........................................................8+
                                                                                  •     Country Clubs ........................................................2
                   JACKSON      N. GA                                             •     Movie Theaters ....................................................10
                    COUNTY    Mountains             29
                               80 Miles            8                              •     Other: Museums, gardens, historic sites,
                                         441            72  MADISON                zoo, archery range, skating rink; additional
                                                             COUNTY
                                129                                                recreational facilities available through the
                BARROW              15                                             University of Georgia.
                COUNTY                   LOOP  29
                                         10       Winterville
                                    29                                               Auditoriums
                                                                                  •    Conference Centers ..........................................2+
                                    Athens
                    316                     LOOP   10                             •     Civic Center ............................................................1
                                            LOOP
                                            10
                                            10
                                                        78
                     78             LOOP                       Augusta            •     Performing Arts Theaters ...............................4+
                   10               10       CLARKE           101 Miles
                   Atlanta           441     COUNTY                               •    Restaurants.....................................................600+
                 8                                                                    Dining/Shopping
                    65 Miles
                        WALTON
                        COUNTY       15  Savannah           OGLETHORPE            •     Shopping Centers ...........................................20+
                                        Beaches
             Ut esequis re magnis illit dollita num.  230 Miles  COUNTY           •     Malls ..........................................................................1
                                    129        OCONEE                             •     Number of Fascinating Boutiques ........ yours
                                               COUNTY
                                                                                   to discover!
     4         Athens Area Chamber of Commerce • www.athensga.com • (706) 549-6800
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