Area Information

Atlanta owes its existence to the railroads and is still the focal

point of an important network of rail lines and interstate highways

making it an important distribution center.  Atlanta remains the

financial and commercial capital of the Southeast. Although the

banking and insurance sectors are predominant, printing,

publishing, technology, telecommunications, airline, and military

sectors make for a diverse economy. Atlanta is a diverse city with with more than 40 degree-granting institutions, professional 

sports team and museums. 

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 Attractions

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© 2021, Gene Phillips, Courtesy of ACVB & AtlantaPhotos.com

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credit @kentwjohnson Kent W. Johnson

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ACVB Marketing | Melissa McAlpine

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ACVB Marketing | Lily Leiva

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