City of Athens, Georgia, USA
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Athens Ben Epps Airport (AHN)
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL / KATL)
Athens, Georgia, Information
Athens is Georgia's smallest county, at 122 square miles, is located 60 miles northeast of Atlanta. This university city of just over 100,000 residents offers visitors a unique blend of Southern heritage and contemporary entertainment. Take time to stroll through the inviting, restored downtown or take a drive through historic districts, featuring antebellum, Victorian, and other period homes. View the state's official art collection, a travelling art exhibition, or one of the many local galleries.