Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital
Home to the University of Georgia, Athens is as much a city of knowledge as its Greek counterpart. Located 78 miles east of Atlanta, Athens has a rich culture and thriving music scene, which ranked the city on our Top 10 Best Music Scenes list. This college town also has year-round recreation activities, restaurants and more than 65 downtown shops, which help support the local small-business economy.
Today's Athens is full of creative energy, as evidenced by the city's world-renowned music scene, nightlife, art scene and festivals.
With a year-round mild climate, beautiful natural countryside and a focus on healthy living, folks in Athens just naturally seem to love being active.