Georgia's Capital Atlanta

Atlanta is the largest city and state capital of Georgia. With the Atlanta metropolitan area housing a population of 6.1 million, it is the eight largest metropolitan city in the United States.

This guide will tell you all about Atlanta, snippets about its interesting history, and the best places to visit if you ever find yourself traveling to this incredible city. 

Atlanta is located in the northwest part of the state, with Georgia bordering five states.

Where Is the Capital Of Georgia Located?

While Atlanta was named the capital in 1868, it wouldn’t be until 1885 when construction on the new capital building was complete.

When did Atlanta Become the Capital of Georgia?

The main reason Atlanta was considered and ultimately chosen as Georgia’s state capital was because of its rapid population growth.

Why is Atlanta the Capital of Georgia?

There’s something for everyone in this amazing city – including art, culture, hiking, family events, cuisine, history, and more.

Best Places to Visit in Atlanta

See more than 100,000 species of aquatic life in one of the world’s top-rated aquariums.

Georgia Aquarium

Learn all about this iconic soda in a museum dedicated entirely to Coca-Cola.

World of Coca Cola