Location Profile

Athens, Georgia

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Athens, Georgia
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Athens, Georgia and belongs to an esteemed healthcare system in Georgia. Ranked as a high-performing facility by U.S. News and World Report, the hospital is one of the premier healthcare options in the city with nearly 200 beds. Comprehensive care programs are available in cardiac health, women’s services, stroke care, and more.

Community Overview

Athens is an exciting college town located 60 miles outside of Atlanta, Georgia. Home to the University of Georgia and the beloved Georgia Bulldogs, Athens is a vibrant place to live, work and play all year-round. The presence of the University plus an active downtown makes Athens one of the most popular cities in the South. The city offers an event calendar with plenty to see and do.

Athens may be a college town, but the area is diverse with multiple exciting neighborhoods. The core neighborhoods to visit are Downtown Athens, Normaltown, Five Points, Cobbham, and Boulevard --- each area has its own distinct flair and offerings. Each section also includes historic architecture, must-try cuisine, and a rich history. From the the 1920’s vibe of Five Points to the food paradise of Cobbham, the city of Athens encompasses a wide range of styles, tastes and people. The best part of Athens is how much exploring it offers, and you’ll be able to see it all by walking, biking or riding the local bus system.

Learn more about Athens at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Clarke County School, Athens’ public school district, offers 14 elementary schools, 4 middle schools and 3 high schools to meet educational needs of the area’s students. The district features nearly 800 full-time teachers and takes pride in offering a variety of cultural and educational opportunities including maker fests/technology fairs, art events, and science fairs. Students in the district are exposed to an engaging and challenging curriculum to prepare them for college and career success. Other school options in the area include a STEAM institution for grades 5-8, a Catholic K-8 academy and more.

Click here to read more about public schools in Athens.
Click here to read about private schools in Athens.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Athens has a bustling shopping scene with an assortment of shopping destinations spread out across the city. The downtown shopping includes trendy boutiques, local foodie vendors, jewelry designers and much more. For shopping for all of your needs, you can visit a local shopping mall or plaza like Georgia Square Mall or Epps Bridge Centre. Less than a hour’s drive is Buford, Georgia, which has the Mall of Georgia with more than 200 stores. Athens has plenty else to do as well, with exciting attractions, heritage sites, spots for nature lovers and other great destinations. Sports lovers can catch a Georgia Bulldog game at the Sanford Stadium while art lovers can view the varied exhibits at the Georgia Museum of Art -- both venues at located at the University of Georgia. The Sandy Creek Nature Center will let you spend the day in the beautiful nature, as will the State Botanical Garden of Athens. Downtown Athens has plenty to see and do, with unique restaurants, an art walk, and multiple live music venues.

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Crime Rate

Crime in Athens, Georgia hasn’t increased in recent years, and the city remains safe for families. An exemplary police force is dedicated to the city and was the first to be receive certification by the State of Georgia. Nearly 250 sworn officers are on staff and the police department maintains a community outreach division to aid in crime prevention.

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