Education is a priority in Fulton County. As a result, our K-12 schools, colleges and universities are rated as some of the best in the nation. Approximately 60% of the population over the age of 25 holds a bachelor's degree or higher, easily placing us as one of the most highly educated communities in the country.
While our region continues to grow and offer a superior quality of life, our cost of living remains below the national average and we have been consistently ranked the
#1 Most Affordable Large City.
Whether you've got a few hours or days, discover amazing things to do in Atlanta.
World-class restaurants, festive nightlife,
7 professional sports teams, and an abundance of attractions and events help make Atlanta the center for entertainment in the South. Visitors can experience a diverse and thriving cultural scene at the city's many theatres, museums, galleries and concert halls.
Fulton County is comprised of 15 municipalities all ranging in size, population, industry, and amenities. Each municipality offers something unique and everyone can find a community that fits their lifestyle.
Located on the east coast of the United States, Fulton County is easily accessible by plane, train and automobile. In fact, our location puts you within a two-day truck drive of more than 200 million U.S. and Canadian consumers. Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport allows travel to the west coast of the U.S. and western part of Europe in a matter of hours.
Fulton County is uniquely situated northern Georgia, only two hours from the beach and an hour from the mountains. Fifteen communities call Fulton County home, each with its own distinct character.
The Atlanta BeltLine is Atlanta’s newest outdoor space and is comprised of 22 miles of unused railroad tracks circling the core of the city’s in-town neighborhoods. From trails and walkways to open green space and parks, the Atlanta BeltLine works to connect people throughout the city.
A world-class amenity similar to New York City’s High Line, the Atlanta BeltLine is also home to Art on the BeltLine, the Southeast’s largest temporary public art project.
There are also longer-term visions for streetcar or light-rail lines along all or part of the corridor.
Atlanta has long been a hub of southern cooking, fried chicken, and the classic "meat and three" restaurants, where diners pick one meat and three side dishes. Yet Southern US cooking has never been that simple stereotype. Influenced by the mix of free European immigration, enslaved Africans and their descendants, and the more recent waves of Latin American, Asian, African, and Middle Eastern immigration, Atlanta's food scene is bustling with choices from around the world.