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Area Description

Metro Atlanta is a premier destination for business professionals, families and retirees. The area is home to 5.6 million people and more than 150,000 businesses. Metro Atlanta’s diverse economy, global access, abundant talent, low costs of business and living, and vibrant quality of life are reasons to choose metro Atlanta.

The Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)of 29 counties is the business capital of the southeastern U.S. and a global business hub. Metro Atlanta is one of the fastest growing metros in the U.S. and has the 10th largest economy in the U.S.

Metro Atlanta provides exceptional quality of life while maintaining affordability. Residents enjoy access to arts, culture, sports and nightlife. Metro Atlanta experiences all four seasons with cool
winters, warm summers and plentiful rainfall.

The world’s most-traveled airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), has
five runways that serve more than 95 million passengers a year. Located in the southeastern region of the United States, more than 80 percent of U.S. consumers can be reached from Atlanta in two flight hours.

Metro Atlanta provides access to one of the most qualified, affordable, and efficient
healthcare systems in the country. Metro Atlanta’s healthcare community includes more than
80 hospital locations and over 100,000 healthcare practitioners and technicians.

Metro Atlantans have many opportunities for outdoor recreation, arts & culture, festivals and sporting events.

Includes Cities/Towns: Atlanta, Douglasville, Forest Park, Newnan, Riverdale.

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Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), with bus and rail services that cover more
than 1,000 miles, is the ninth-largest transit system in the U.S. Cobb County Transit (CCT)
& Gwinnett County Transit connect into MARTA at various points.

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Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  32.4  42.5  52.6  4.4 "
 Feb  36.0  46.6  57.2  5.0 "
 Mar  42.0  53.6  65.2  4.9 "
 Apr  49.6  61.5  73.4  3.6 "
 May  58.0  69.1  80.2  3.8 "
 Jun  66.4  76.5  86.6  3.9 "
 Jul  69.8  79.6  89.4  5.2 "
 Aug  69.4  78.9  88.4  4.1 "
 Sep  63.0  72.8  82.6  4.3 "
 Oct  51.8  62.6  73.4  3.4 "
 Nov  42.8  53.6  64.4  4.2 "
 Dec  35.0  44.8  54.6  4.1 "


Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the low 70's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 40's. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the upper 70's and highs in the upper 80's. Nights are mild with lows in the upper 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the low 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's.

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Cost of Living for Metro Atlanta, GA

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Senior Assistance in Metro Atlanta, GA

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www.handsonatlanta.org

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