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About Athens, GA

Home to the University of Georgia, Athens is as much a city of knowledge as its Greek counterpart. Located 78 miles east of Atlanta, Athens has a rich culture and thriving music scene, which ranked the city a Top 10 City With the Best Music Scenes. This college town also has year-round recreation activities, restaurants and more than 65 downtown shops, which help support the local small-business economy.

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