Rome has been recognized as the Number One Small City in the Southeast. Small-town life without big-city problems makes Rome the best place to live and raise a family. Conveniently located near Atlanta and Chattanooga, Rome offers the metropolitan features of its big-city neighbors. From art lovers to sports lovers, Rome offers a complete package of fun all in one place. Fresh air and an average temperature of 72 degrees make Rome one of the healthiest places to live in the Southeast.