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Facts About Atlanta
Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson airport is the busiest in the world with more travelers moving through it than any other. In large part, this is due to the geographic location in the United States. In fact, Metro Atlanta is home to at least 14 Fortune 500 companies who see the value and benefits of the low cost of business and cost of living that Atlanta affords. This makes it a fantastic place to live or operate a business and because the cost of living in Atlanta is also much lower than other cities of this size it is a great place to own a home as well.
The climate in Atlanta is quite mild. We do have 4 seasons, but it doesn't generally stay below freezing for very long. In the winter, the coldest month of January has an average low of 34 and a high of 52. In the summer, during the hottest month of July, the average high is 89 and the low is 71 degrees. Spring time in Atlanta is an absolutely beautiful site to see. The flowers and trees in bloom here will amaze. Late February to early March we start to see the first signs of spring with cherry blossoms, hyacinths tulips and lilies followed by every color of azalea imaginable. For those who know what this means, we are in zone 7b...
This mild climate has led to a good number of what we call "halfbackers" - that is - people who moved to places like Florida from the north and then decided to move back up, but not all the way back up. Hence the term.
The two most important acronyms here are "ITP" and "OTP" and the refer to the areas either inside or outside of Interstate 285 which runs in a circle around the city. Many popular area ITP include Buckhead, Decatur, Virginia-Highland, Brookhaven, Ansley Park, East Lake among many others and some of the more popular OTP areas include Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, Roswell, Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Cumming, Marietta and Suwannee.
The Druid Hills Neighborhood of Atlanta was designed by Frederick Lay Olmsted - the same person who designed New York City's Central Park.
The eastern continental divide runs right through downtown Atlanta.
Atlanta is the highest major city east of the Mississippi River at 1,010 feet and Turner Field is therefore the baseball stadium with the highest elevation east of the Mississippi as well.
Atlanta was originally created in 1830 as a railroad junction. Due to its strategic importance, it was razed (burned down) by Union General William Sherman's army forces during the Civil War. This famous fire is depicted in the movie Gone With the Wind. Today, the city symbol is the Phoenix, the legendary bird that rose from its own ashes as a stronger, more beautiful creature.
The state Capital is layered in pure gold mined from Dahlonega, Georgia about 50 miles to the north.
Atlanta is the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr.
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