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Atlanta is located in Fulton County and it is the county seat, as well as the State Capital in the Metro Atlanta Region of the state. It is situated northwest of Macon along Interstate 20, on the banks of the Chattahoochee River. The population estimate for 1998 was 403,819, an increase of 9,890 since 1990.

A railroad was built in northwest Georgia in 1836 and a settlement blossomed at the line's southern end. The town was named Atlanta with its incorporation in 1847. Atlanta was the main depot for Confederate military supplies. This made it a target of Union Gen. William T. Sherman during his march to the sea. He took the city in September 1864.

A major center of commerce, Atlanta is home to the Coca-Cola Company, CNN and the Centers for Disease Control.

Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Georgia are among 12 colleges in the area.

Atlanta is part of the Atlanta, Georgia metro area.

Atlanta Food and Wine Festival | Atlanta Greek Festival | Anne Hathaway Designs | Atlanta Medical Center School of Radiology | Blue Dorado Adventures | Carver Bible Institute & College | Georgia Bierfest | Georgia Perennial Plant Association | Georgia Shakespeare Festival | Guesthouse Inn Atlanta | Hilton Atlanta Airport | Masters Inn Six Flags |
Art Ann Jacob Gallery | Ayutthaya Gallery | Eclectic Electric Gallery | Heath Gallery | Modern Primitive Gallery | Trinity Gallery |
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Grant Park Bed and Breakfast |
Education Atlanta Academy | Edgewood College of Georgia |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Cherry Restaurant & Bar | Chops Steak & Lobster Bar | Coco Loco Cuban & Caribbean Cafe | Commune Restaurant and Onyx Bar | Dogwood Brewing Company | Fuego Cafe and Tapas Bar | Luxe Restaurant | Stephane Catalano Artist Designer | The Rendezvous | Tokko Cafe Chinese Restaurant and Sushi Bar | Treehouse Restaurant |
Georgia Counties Fulton County |
Golf Four Points Sheraton Perimeter | Crawford Long Hospital | Emory University Hospital | Grady Memorial Hospital | Peachford Behavioral Health System | Select Specialty Hospital-Atlanta | Southwest Hospital And Medical Center | Wesley Woods Geriatric Hospital |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts French Quarter Suites | Hampton Inn-Downtown Stadium | Holiday Inn at Lenox | Marque of Atlanta Hotel and Suites | Radisson Atlanta Northlake |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Ashley Stokes REALTOR | Cathy Wilson, Real Estate Agent | Condo Connection | Deeanna Belokur REALTOR | Jenn Wood Real Estate Agent | John Barrett REALTOR | John Nickle Real Estate Agent | Judi Barrett REALTOR | Strategic Properties | Suzanne Kane Team |
Shopping Antique Appraisals | Antique Vintage Watches | Bionda-Bruna Italian Ceramics | Canterbury Antiques | Chris Simoncelli Ceramics | Cyber Rug Center | Nottingham Antiques & Reproductions | Plantation Shop | Werco Persian and Oriental Rugs |
Transportation Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport |

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Georgia Strawberry Festival Art and Craft Show Reynolds GA April27 The Georgia Strawberry Festival Arts and Crafts Show invite you to Reynolds, Georgia for a funfilled day of arts and crafts, food, fun and entertainment as we celebrate strawberry season.
Madison Fest Madison GA April37 Madison Fest features solutions for living a considered and ""greener"" life. This daylong festival takes place on the last Saturday of April each year.
Inman Park Spring Festival Atlanta GA April27-28 During the last weekend in April each year, Inman Park proudly presents a neighborhood festival widely regarded as Atlanta's most spirited and eclectic. Highlights include: Atlanta's biggest Street Market, A juried Arts and Crafts Show, The city's quirkiest and most colorful Parade, The Tour of Homes, Live music, A Dance Festival, Children's Activities, Food and beverages.
Powers' Festival Newnan GA April27-28 Powers Festival supplies the best arts, crafts, food, fun, and entertainment.
Celebrate Clayton Clayton GA April27-28 Celebrate Clayton is an Arts, Music, Crafts and Gardening event for all ages, with mouth-watering food and a super kids program. Set in the spectacular North Georgia Mountains Celebrate Clayton is held annually the last weekend in April.