Athens, Georgie

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Athens
Athens-Clarke County
Eik-name(s): 
"The Classic City"
Location in Clarke Coonty an the state o Georgie
Location in Clarke Coonty an the state o Georgie
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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
KintraUnitit States
StateGeorgie
CoontyClarke
Govrenment
 • MayorNancy Denson
Area
 • Consolidatit ceety–coonty306.2 km2 (118.2 sq mi)
 • Laund305.0 km2 (117.8 sq mi)
 • Water1.2 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Elevation
194 m (636 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Consolidatit ceety–coonty115,452
 • Density328.8/km2 (851.5/sq mi)
 • Metro
192,541
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30601, 30602, 30603, 30604, 30605, 30606, 30607, 30608, 30609, 30612
Area code(s)706/762
FIPS code13-03440[1]
Websiteathensclarkecounty.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]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  2. Athens-Clarke County Unification History
  3. U.S. Whitehouse OMB Bulletin No. 05-02 Appendix (Code 12020*)
  4. "Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (CBSA-EST2007-01)" (CSV). 2007 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 27 Mairch 2008. Retrieved 28 Januar 2009.
  5. Museum Stuff. Retrieved July 23, 2010.