downtown atlanta buildings

Basics

Atlanta, the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States, is home to more than 5.4 million residents in the 28 county area.  It is a sprawling community with a variety communities, cities and neighborhoods from urban to intown suburban, traditional suburban and exurban neighborhoods. With its temperate climate and a well-known canopy of trees, Atlanta is an urban forest.   Details on the region Atlanta boasts a wide-variety of neighborhood communities with communities fit all needs.  For those seeking an urban neighborhood, visit links to the following:

Downtown

East

North

Northwest

Southeast

Southwest

Nearby suburban cities include Decatur and Marietta which offer an intown feel with the conveniences of the suburbs.  Numerous smaller cities dot the surrounding metro counties from the planned community of Peachtree City to the south to truly suburban/exurban cities of Kennesaw and Lawrenceville.

metro area map and links to specific city data   Newcomer Magazine’s  Atlanta metro realtor