Atlanta metropolitan area

What is Atlanta metropolitan area known for?

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from the storm. Rainfall resulted in flooding in numerous locations around the Atlanta

. The tornado damaged seven houses, primarily to roof damage, although one experienced damage

home people

is roughly 4,125,000 people. Over 436,000 people (8.8%) spoke Spanish (Spanish language) at home, making Metro Atlanta the 15th highest number of Spanish speakers (List of U.S. cities by Spanish-speaking population) among American metropolitan areas (MSAs). Over 193,000 people (3.9%) spoke other Indo-European languages at home. People who speak an Asian language (Languages of Asia) at home numbered over 137,000 and made up 2.8% of the population. http:

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. Earthquakes and fault lines An extinct fault line called the Brevard Fault runs roughly parallel to the Chattahoochee River, but as its last movements were apparently prehistoric, it is considered extinct and not a threat to the region. Still, minor earthquakes do rattle the area (and all of Georgia) occasionally. One notable one was in April 2003 (2003 Alabama earthquake) (magnitude 4.6) coming from the northwest, its epicenter just across the state line

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, but otherwise has very little authority beyond this small power of the purse. '''Mega-City One''' is a huge fictional city-state covering much of what is now the Eastern United States in the ''Judge Dredd'' comic book series. The exact boundaries of the city depend on which artist has drawn the story. The city seems to have grown outward from the present-day Northeast megalopolis, extending down to the Atlanta metropolitan area southwards, and the Quebec City


, the city had a population of 23,643 http: qfd states 13 1335324.html . The '''Indigo Girls''' are an American folk rock music duo (duet (music)) consisting of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers. They met in elementary school and began performing together as high school students in Decatur, Georgia, part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. They started performing with the name Indigo Girls as students at Emory University, performing

weekly at The Dugout, a bar (Bar (establishment)) in the Emory Village.  USD). The scene in Georgia is set in Dekalb County (Dekalb County, Georgia), which they pronounce in the show with the "l." Local pronunciation of the county, in the Atlanta metropolitan area, omits the "l," and as such, should be pronounced ''deh-kab'', not ''deh-kalb'' as in the show. DeKalb County, Illinois, by contrast, is pronounced with the "l" sound.

major construction

-making or law enforcement powers. This is the case in the Atlanta metropolitan area, where the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) studies and makes recommendations on the impact of all major construction and development projects on the region, but generally cannot stop them. The Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA) is a true government agency of the state of Georgia (Georgia (U.S. state)), and does control some state transportation monies to the cities and counties

fiery red

in its native range, and is easily identified by the fact that it turns fiery red in early October, much brighter and weeks earlier than most other trees (which usually peak in early November). Shrubby plants include blackberry, horsechestnut, sumac, and sometimes hawthorn (Crataegus). Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), poison ivy (poison-ivy (plant)), and briar (Smilax) are common vines. The Confederate Yellow Daisy is a wildflower native only

place community

: *Cumberland Community Improvement District, around Cumberland Mall and including parts of Vinings, Smyrna, and Marietta * Town Center Area Community Improvement District , around Town Center at Cobb mall Place Community Improvement District , around Gwinnett Place Mall Village Community Improvement District , also


 166 , extends between Lakewood Park in south Atlanta and Campbellton Road, just west of I‑285. Peachtree Industrial Blvd, or Georgia 141 (Georgia State Route 141), is a route north-northeast of Atlanta which begins on the north side of I‑285 and runs parallel to I‑85 for about four miles until it terminates when it splits into GA‑141 and Peachtree Industrial (continuing as a normal divided highway). Georgia State Route 316 is a four-mile-long route that branches from I‑85

2008-11-02 316&t 22 Join the Team - Michael Vick Golf Classic According to its 2006 federal tax return, the Michael Vick Foundation provided 100 backpacks to poor children in Newport News and paid for an after-school program in 2006. During the same period the foundation spent 12% of its budget – $20,590 of $171,823 – on charitable programs and paid its fundraiser, Susan Bass

. It is also co-owned with television flagship WSB-TV and six radio stations, which are located separately in midtown (Midtown Atlanta). '''State Route 316''' (also known as '''University Parkway''', '''Georgia 316''' or '''316''') links Metro Atlanta (Atlanta metropolitan area) with Athens, Georgia, home of the University of Georgia. The state route is in length. Georgia 316 begins at I-85 (Interstate 85) exit 106, near


;!--for references: use tags-- elevation_m 185 - 1002 elevation_ft 606 - 3288 postal_code_type ZIP codes postal_code 300''xx'' to 303''xx'' area_code 404 (Area code 404) 678 470 (Area codes 678 and 470) inside the perimeter 770 (Area code 770) 678 470 (Area codes 678 and 470) outside the perimeter website footnotes '''Metro Atlanta''', designated by the United States

numbering plan area code s, and local calling extending into portions of two others. 404 (area code 404), which originally covered all of northern Georgia (Georgia (U.S. state)) until 1992, now covers mostly the area inside the Perimeter (Perimeter (Atlanta)) (Interstate 285). In 1995 the suburbs were put into 770 (area code 770), requiring mandatory ten‑digit dialing even for local calls under FCC (Federal Communications Commission) rules. This made Atlanta one

of the US's first cities to employ ten-digit dialing, which was begun by BellSouth the year before the Centennial 1996 Olympic Games. In 1998, 678 (area code 678) was overlaid onto both

Atlanta metropolitan area

'''Atlanta''' ( Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, which is home to 5,268,860 people and is the ninth largest in the U.S. (table of United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas) US Census Bureau, 2010, "Largest U.S. Metropolitan Areas, 1990-2010" in ''World Almanac and Book of Facts'' p. 612. It is a major component of a growing southeastern megalopolis (megalopolis (city type)) known as the Piedmont Atlantic Megaregion. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County (Fulton County, GA), and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County (DeKalb County, GA).

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