Atlanta — City — City of Atlanta From top to bottom left to right: Atlanta skyline seen from Buckhead, Fox Theatre, Georgia State Capitol, Centennial Olympic Park, Millennium Gate, Canopy Walk, Georgia Aquarium, The Phoenix statue, and Midtown skyline from Piedmont Park Flag of Atlanta Official seal of Atlanta Nickname(s): Hotlanta, The ATL, ATL, The A, Gate City (historic), City in a Forest Motto: Resurgens (Latin for rising again) City highlighted in Fulton County, location of Fulton County in the state of Georgia Atlanta is located in United StatesAtlantaAtlanta Coordinates: 33°45′18″N 84°23′24″W / 33.755°N 84.39°W / 33.755; -84.39Coordinates: 33°45′18″N 84°23′24″W / 33.755°N 84.39°W / 33.755; -84.39 Country :United States of America State Georgia County Fulton and DeKalb Terminus 1837 Marthasville 1843 City of Atlanta 1847 Government • Mayor Kasim Reed Area • City 132.4 sq mi (343.0 km) • Land 131.8 sq mi (341.2 km) • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.8 km) • Urban 1,963 sq mi (5,080 km) • Metro 8,376 sq mi (21,690 km) Elevation 738 to 1,050 ft (225 to 320 m) Population (2010) • City 420,003 • Density 3,190/sq mi (1,232/km) • Urban 4,750,000 • Urban density 2,420/sq mi (935/km) • Metro 5,268,860 • Metro density 630/sq mi (243/km) Demonym Atlantan Race and ethnicity – City (2010) • Black 54.0% • White 38.4% • White (non-Hispanic) 36.3% • Asian 3.1% • Hispanic (any race) 5.2% Language spoken at home – City (2008) • English 83.3% • Spanish 8.8% • Other Indo-European languages 3.9% • Asian languages 2.8% Time zone EST • Summer EDT ZIP code(s) 30060, 30301-30322, 30324-30334, 30336-30350, 30353 Area code(s) 404, 470, 678, 770 FIPS code 13-04000 GNIS feature ID 0351615 Website atlantaga.
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1996 Summer Olympics
The 1996 Summer Olympics, known officially as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially as the Centennial Olympics, was a major international multi-sport event that took place in Atlanta, United States, from July 19 to August 4, 1996. A total of 10,320 athletes from 197 National Olympic Committees (a record at the time) competed in 26 sports. Atlanta became the fifth American city to host the Olympic Games and the third to hold a Summer Olympic Games.
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The Atlanta Falcons are a professional American football team based in Atlanta, Georgia. They are a member of the South Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The Falcons play their home games at the Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta and their state of the art headquarters and practice facilities or located at a 50-acre site in Flowery Branch, Ga.
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The Atlanta Hawks are an American professional basketball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. They are part of the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Atlanta HawksSports clubs established in 1946National Basketball League (United States) teamsNational Basketball Association teamsAtlanta Hawks
The Calgary Flames are a professional ice hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. They are members of the Northwest Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The club is the third major-professional ice hockey team to represent the city of Calgary, following the Calgary Tigers (1921–27) and Calgary Cowboys (1975–77). The Flames are one of two NHL franchises in Alberta, the other being the Edmonton Oilers.
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American City Business Journals
American City Business Journals is an American newspaper chain based in Charlotte, North Carolina owned by Advance Publications. It has a range of media including 40 primary metropolitan weekly publications, which reach 4 million readers with business community related news, and The Business Journals, which has daily news from those newspapers and other business news and information.
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American Basketball Association (2000–present)
American Basketball Association (2000–present)
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) is the only major daily newspaper in the metropolitan area of Atlanta, Georgia, United States. It is the flagship publication of Cox Enterprises. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is the result of the merger between The Atlanta Journal and The Atlanta Constitution. The staff was combined in 1982. Separate publication of the morning Constitution and afternoon Journal ended in 2001. The AJC has its headquarters in the Atlanta suburb of Dunwoody, Georgia.
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Freedom of the City
Freedom of the City is an honour bestowed by some municipalities in Australia, Canada, France, Gibraltar, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom and Zimbabwe to esteemed members of its community and to organisations to be honoured, often for service to the community; the term applies to two separate honours, one civilian and one military. Key to the City is a similar award made in several other countries, and is more prevalent in the United States.
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Atlanta Motor Speedway
Atlanta Motor Speedway (formerly Atlanta International Raceway) is a track just outside Hampton, Georgia, twenty miles (32 km) south of Atlanta. It is a 1.54-mile (2.48 km) quad-oval track with a seating capacity of over 125,000. It opened in 1960 as a 1.5-mile (2.4 km) standard oval. In 1994, 46 condominiums were built over the northeastern side of the track.
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1996 Summer Paralympics
The 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, USA were held from 16 August to 25 August. It was the first Paralympics to get mass media sponsorship, and had a budget of USD $81 million. It was the first Paralympic Games where International Sports Federation for Persons with an Intellectual Disability athletes were given full medal status.
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Hard Rock Cafe
Hard Rock Cafe is a chain of theme restaurants founded in 1971 by Americans Peter Morton & Isaac Tigrett in London. In 1979, the cafe began covering its walls with rock and roll memorabilia, a tradition which expanded to others in the chain. In 2007, Hard Rock was sold to the Seminole Tribe of Florida, and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida. Currently, there are 150 Hard Rock locations in 53 countries with the largest in Orlando.
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Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Suffolk is an independent city located in the state of Virginia, within the Metropolitan Statistical Area of Hampton Roads. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 84,585 and a median household income of $57,546. Suffolk is the largest city in Virginia, by area.
Suffolk, VirginiaHampton RoadsPlace names of Suffolk origin in the United StatesCities in VirginiaSuffolk, Virginia
Hyatt Corporation, is an international company and operator of hotels. The Hyatt Corporation was born upon purchase of the Hyatt House, at Los Angeles International Airport on September 27, 1957. The original owners were entrepreneurs, Hyatt von Dehn and Jack D. Crouch. Von Dehn was eager to get out of the hotel business after a few years, so he sold his share in the hotel to Jay Pritzker.
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Fulton County, Georgia
Fulton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its county seat is Atlanta, the state capital since 1868. 90% of the City of Atlanta is within Fulton County (the other 10% lies within DeKalb County). Fulton County is the principal county of the Atlanta metropolitan area.
Fulton County, Georgia1856 establishments in the United StatesFulton County, GeorgiaAtlanta metropolitan area countiesGeorgia (U.S. state) counties
Atlanta Silverbacks is an American soccer team based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Founded in 1995, the team plays in the North American Soccer League (NASL), the second tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, having previously sat out the 2009 and 2010 seasons while the ownership "assessed the soccer landscape" eventually announcing their intention to return to professional competition in 2010.
Atlanta SilverbacksDefunct soccer clubs in the United StatesA-League (1995–2004) teamsGeorgia (U.S. state) soccer clubsAssociation football clubs established in 1998North American Soccer League teamsSoccer clubs in Atlanta, GeorgiaFormer USL First Division teamsAtlanta Silverbacks
Wachovia (former NYSE ticker symbol WB) was a diversified financial services company based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Before its acquisition by Wells Fargo in 2008, Wachovia was the fourth-largest bank holding company in the United States based on total assets. Wachovia provided a broad range of banking, asset management, wealth management, and corporate and investment banking products and services.
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The Atlanta Flames were a professional ice hockey team based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA from 1972 to 1980. The team, a member of the National Hockey League (NHL), was relocated to Calgary, Alberta, Canada for the start of the 1980–81 NHL season and were renamed the Calgary Flames. The NHL returned to the city with the Atlanta Thrashers for 1999–2000 NHL season.
Atlanta FlamesNational Hockey League in Atlanta, GeorgiaDefunct National Hockey League teamsSports clubs established in 1972Sports in Atlanta, GeorgiaAtlanta FlamesIce hockey teams in Georgia (U.S. state)Sports clubs disestablished in 1980
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority or MARTA is the principal rapid-transit system in the Atlanta metropolitan area and the ninth-largest in the United States. Formed in 1971 as strictly a bus system, MARTA operates a network of bus routes linked to a rapid transit system consisting of 48 miles (77 km) of rail track with 38 train stations.
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Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, often shortened to "Fulton County Stadium" and originally known simply as Atlanta Stadium, was a multi-purpose stadium that formerly stood in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The stadium was built to attract a Major League Baseball team, which it did in 1966 when the Milwaukee Braves moved from Wisconsin to Georgia to play.
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Fox Television Stations
Fox Television Stations, Inc. is a group of television stations located within the United States which are owned-and-operated by the Fox Broadcasting Company, a subsidiary of the Fox Entertainment Group, part of News Corporation. FTS also produces the Fox program COPS and overseees distribution wing 20th Television as well as myNetworkTV.
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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is an American orchestra based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Robert Spano has been its music director since 2001. Though earlier organizations bearing the same name date back as far as 1923, the Orchestra was officially founded in 1945 and played its first concert as the Atlanta Youth Symphony under the direction of Henry Sopkin, a Chicago music educator who remained its conductor until 1966.
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Clark Atlanta University
Clark Atlanta University is a private, historically black university in Atlanta, Georgia. It was formed in 1988 with the consolidation of Clark College (founded in 1869) and Atlanta University (founded in 1865). Clark Atlanta University is a member of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF).
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Midtown is the second largest business district in the city of Atlanta, situated between the commercial and financial districts of Downtown to the south and Buckhead to the north. Midtown has a resident population of 30,000, a workplace population of 68,000, a student population of 20,000. The district attracts about six million visitors annually. Midtown is marked by its cultural attractions, institutions of higher education, noteworthy architecture, and urban layout.
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Road Atlanta is a 2.54-mile (4.088 km) road course located just north of Braselton, Georgia, USA. The facility is utilized for a wide variety of events, including professional and amateur sports car and motorcycle races, racing and driving schools, corporate programs and testing for motorsports teams. The track has 12 turns, including the famous "esses" between turns three and five; and Turn 12, a downhill, diving turn.
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Interstate 285 (I-285) is an Interstate Highway loop encircling Atlanta, Georgia, for 63.98 miles (102.97 km). I-285 is also known as unsigned State Route 407 and is colloquially referred to as the Perimeter. Suburban sprawl has made it one of the most heavily traveled roadways in the United States, and portions of the highway slow, sometimes to a crawl, during rush hour. It is also signed as Atlanta Bypass on Interstate 75 and Interstate 85.
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Battle of Atlanta
The Battle of Atlanta was a battle of the Atlanta Campaign fought during the American Civil War on July 22, 1864, just southeast of Atlanta, Georgia. Continuing their summer campaign to seize the important rail and supply center of Atlanta, Union forces commanded by William T. Sherman overwhelmed and defeated Confederate forces defending the city under John B. Hood. Union Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson was killed during the battle.
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1996 Olympic Games
1996 Olympic Games
The Omni Coliseum, usually called The Omni, from the Latin for "all," or "every", was an indoor arena located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Completed in 1972, the arena seated 16,378 for basketball and 15,278 for ice hockey. It was part of the Omni Complex, now known as the CNN Center. Demolished in 1997, the only remaining reminder is the scoreboard from the Omni that now hangs in the pavilion of the Philips Arena.
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Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics
At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, 44 events in athletics were contested, 24 by men and 20 by women. There were a total number of 2053 participating athletes from 191 countries.
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WSB-TV, virtual channel 2.1 (digital channel 39), is the ABC affiliate in Atlanta, Georgia. It is the flagship television station of Cox Enterprises and its Cox Media Group subsidiary. Its offices and TV studios are located at the WSB Television and Radio Group building in Midtown Atlanta at 1601 West Peachtree Street, along with the offices and studios of sister radio stations WSB AM 750, WSB-FM 98.5, WSBB FM 95.5, WSRV FM 97.1, and WALR-FM 104.1 (all of which transmit from other sites).
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Dragon*Con (also Dragon Con or DragonCon) is a North America multigenre convention, founded in 1987, which takes place once each year in Atlanta, Georgia. As of 2011, the convention draws attendance of 46,000, features hundreds of guests, encompasses five hotels in downtown Atlanta near Centennial Olympic Park, and runs thousands of hours of programming for fans of science fiction, fantasy, comic books, and other elements of fan culture.
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DeVry University and DeVry Institute of Technology are divisions of DeVry Inc, a proprietary, for-profit higher education organization that is also the parent organization for Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University, American University of the Caribbean, Apollo College, Western Career College, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Becker Professional Review, and Advanced Academics, Inc.
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WPCH-TV, virtual channel 17, is an independent television station in Atlanta, Georgia. The station is owned by the Turner Broadcasting System subsidiary of Time Warner, and operated by Meredith Corporation, owner of CBS affiliate WGCL-TV under a local marketing agreement.
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The BeltLine (sometimes Belt Line, Beltline) is a former railway corridor around the core of Atlanta which is currently under development in stages as a multi-use trail. Some portions are already complete, while others are still in a rough state but hikeable. Using existing rail track easements, it aims to improve not only transportation, but to add green space and promote redevelopment. There are longer term visions for streetcar or light rail lines along all or part of the corridor.
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WAGA-TV, virtual channel 5.1 (RF digital channel 27) is an owned-and-operated television station of the News Corporation-owned Fox Television Network and based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Due to the cable network Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters on the actual channel 5, the station is placed on cable channel 4 instead.
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The AdvoCare 500 is a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race held at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. Prior to its most recent rescheduling the fall Atlanta race was always run during the final stages of the NASCAR season, in either October or November, and was one of the ten races in the Chase for the Sprint Cup from its inauguration in 2004 until 2008. From 1987 until 2001 the race was the last scheduled race on the NASCAR Winston Cup Series calendar.
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Club Atlético Atlanta
Club Atlético Atlanta
Six Flags Over Georgia
Six Flags Over Georgia is a 290-acre (120 ha) theme park located west of Atlanta, in unincorporated Cobb County. Opened in 1967, it is the second park in the Six Flags chain, after the original opening in 1961 in Texas. Six Flags Over Georgia and its two sister parks, Six Flags Over Texas and Six Flags St. Louis, are the only three parks in the Six Flags Theme Parks chain to have been founded by Angus G.
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Swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics
The swimming competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics was held at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center in Atlanta, United States, which was built for the games. There were 762 competitors from 117 countries. At the time of the games, the facility had a temporary 50m warm-up pool located behind the locker rooms and entry concourse (on the ground); as well as a temporary roof, and open walls (there were wall-like structures/curtains at the diving well and turning end of the pool).
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College Park, Georgia
College Park is a city located partly in Fulton County, Georgia and partially in Clayton County, Georgia, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 13,942. Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is partially located in the city boundaries, and the Georgia International Convention Center, owned and operated by the City of College Park, is within the city limits.
College Park, GeorgiaCities in Georgia (U.S. state)Populated places in Fulton County, GeorgiaPopulated places in Clayton County, GeorgiaPopulated places in Georgia (U.S. state) with African American majority populations
Ron Garvin (born Roger Barnes on March 30, 1945) is a Canadian former professional wrestler and referee most known for his time in the National Wrestling Alliance.
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East Point, Georgia
The city of East Point is southwest of the neighborhoods of Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 33,712. The city is named for being at the opposite end of the former Atlanta & West Point Railroad from West Point, Georgia.
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Atlanta Public Schools
Atlanta Public Schools is a school district based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. APS is run by the Atlanta Board of Education with interim superintendent Erroll Davis. The system has an active enrollment of 54,956 students, attending a total of 100 schools: 59 elementary schools (three of which operate on a year-round calendar), 16 middle schools, 10 high schools, and 7 charter schools.
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Brown Mackie College
Brown Mackie College is a collection of for-profit educational institutions for career preparation in the business, legal, health sciences, information technology, and creative fields. The system of schools has locations throughout the United States. The schools are owned by Education Management Corporation, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Brown Mackie CollegeBrown Mackie CollegesEducation Management CorporationFor-profit universities and colleges in the United States
Major League Baseball on TBS
Major League Baseball on TBS is a presentation of Major League Baseball games produced by Turner Sports and airing on the television channel TBS.
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United States Penitentiary, Atlanta
United States Penitentiary, Atlanta is a medium-security federal prison for men in Atlanta, Georgia. It also has a detention center for pre-trial and holdover inmates and an adjacent camp for minimum security male inmates. The prison is located in the Benteen Park neighborhood of southeast Atlanta at the intersection of Boulevard and McDonough Boulevard.
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