Atlanta is the capital and most populated city in the state of Georgia. There are roughly a half million residents in the city limits and around 6 million total in the greater metropolitan area.
In the last decade it is estimated that the population of Atlanta has grown by 20%.
Atlanta has a long and storied history. The Atlanta History Center offers an incredible forum to display, educate, and celebrate this history. Atlanta is also home to the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site.
The Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Olympics, now holds one of the country’s most impressive aquariums, named Georgia Aquarium.
Additionally, Atlanta is known for their music, food, and festivities. There is always something going on.
Atlanta’s climate is classified as humid subtropical which means that while it is relatively warm, it does experience all four seasons, albeit a shortened winter.
When it comes to weather, Atlanta is best known for its summer heat and high humidity, though many are surprised to find out that the city rarely ever sees days eclipse 100 degrees.
Living here you can expect hot and humid summers, cold and occasionally snowy winters, and an annual rainfall of 50 inches spread evenly throughout the year.