Athens, GA, has beautiful houses and gorgeous scenery. It is a great and popular choice for both investors and families.
Found below the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, near the North and Middle Oconee Rivers, is the city of Athens found. In 1806, December 8th, the city of Athens was incorporated, and in 1801, the University of Georgia was open for classes. The city was named after the center of learning, that we had seen flourishing in Greece. This cultured life around the university attracted many prominent and wealthy families. Soon the economy of Athens began to develop more rapidly than ever, and in the 19th century based on brick work, cotton, railroad transportation, and textile mills. During the 20th century, Athens grows more, and we saw the University of Georgia become an internationally recognized research and education institution. Towards the end of the 20th century, historical preservation kicked in, and its irreplaceable treasures were fully preserved and restored.
Athens, GA, USA, is a vibrant town, with restored Victorian era themes, it has art galleries, world renowned night clubs, trendy shopping, and is a great place for food lovers. With its historic architecture, and breathtaking gardens it is a complete package of traditional heritage. It has the old and the new, and provides its inhabitants with the perfect combination of both. Athens, is a diverse city, and has people from all over the world. Along with great food, sports scene, Music, Arts, theater, and culture it is also home to start up tech societies.
The Athens, GA, school district is well known for both extracurricular and academic reasons. There are 12+ elementary schools, and 4 middle schools, 2 high schools. In addition, the University of Georgia, which is a world recognized for its academics and research facilities. It offers numerous different programs, in numerous fields, and comes with a research facility.
In 2016, alone Athens received 20 different awards for being the “Nicest Place in South”, “Best 12 US cities for Music Lovers”, “Top 17 most affordable cities in USA”, to “25 best places to Retire”. The city of Athens has received numerous awards over the century. The unemployment rate last year was 6.10%, with a job growth rate of 1.72%. This year we saw increasing housing prices, and population growth in Athens, which means better times are coming. There will be a 3.3% increase in economy size, and a 5.7% increase in personal income. With the business sector developing, there is so much more in the future to look forward to.
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