Location & Geography

Athens-Clarke County Geography

  • Approximately 125 square miles
  • Smallest land area of Georgia's 159 counties
  • City Hall, one of the highest points in Athens, is 761 feet above sea level
  • 25th county created in Georgia
  • Approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta
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City Hall, completed in 1904

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