Athens, Georgie

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Athens
Consolidatit ceety–coonty
Athens-Clarke County
Nickname(s): "The Classic City"
Location in Clarke Coonty an the state o Georgie
Athens is locatit in Georgia (U.S. state)
Athens
Athens
Location in Georgie
Coordinates: 33°57′N 83°23′W / 33.950°N 83.383°W / 33.950; -83.383Coordinates: 33°57′N 83°23′W / 33.950°N 83.383°W / 33.950; -83.383
Kintra Unitit States
State Georgie
Coonty Clarke
Govrenment
 • Mayor Nancy Denson
Area
 • Consolidatit ceety–coonty 118.2 sq mi (306.2 km2)
 • Laund 117.8 sq mi (305.0 km2)
 • Watter 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2010)
 • Consolidatit ceety–coonty 115,452
 • Density 851.5/sq mi (328.8/km2)
 • Metro 192,541
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 30601, 30602, 30603, 30604, 30605, 30606, 30607, 30608, 30609, 30612
Area code(s) 706/762
FIPS code 13-03440[1]
Website athensclarkecounty.com

Athens, formally Athens-Clarke Coonty, is a unified ceety-coonty in Georgie, U.S., in the northeastren pairt o the state. The Varsity o Georgie is locatit in this college toun an is responsible for the initial growthe o the ceety. In 1991, efter a vote the precedin year, the oreeginal ceety abandoned its chairter in order tae form a unified govrenment wi Clarke County, referred tae collectively as Athens-Clarke Coonty.[2] As o the 2000 census, the consolidatit ceety-coonty (includin aw o Athens-Clarke Coonty except Winterville an a pairt o Bogart) haed a total population o 100,266. The maist recent US Census estimate (2009) placed the population at 114,983. Athens-Clarke Coonty is the fift-lairgest ceety in Georgie an the principal ceety o the Athens-Clarke Coonty, Georgie Metropolitan Statistical Aurie,[3] which haed a population o 189,264 as o the 2008 Census Bureau estimate.[4]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Athens haes three sister ceeties.[5]

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Coordinates: 33°57′19″N 83°22′59″W / 33.9553°N 83.3831°W / 33.9553; -83.3831