Atlanta is the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the United States with a population of 5,268,860 (according to the 2010 Census). Atlanta’s gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated at $294 billion, which ranks 18th globally and 10th in the nation. Atlanta contains the nation’s sixth-highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 75% of Fortune 1000 companies have business operations in the metropolitan area.
World Headquarters of:
The Coca-Cola Company, Turner Broadcasting, The Home Depot, Delta Air Lines, AT&T Mobility, UPS, Arby’s, Haverty’s Furniture, Cumulus Media, The Weather Channel, Chick-fil-A and Waffle House
Professional Sports Franchises:
Atlanta Falcons (NFL Football), Atlanta Hawks (NBA Basketball), Atlanta Dream (WNBA Basketball), Atlanta Braves (Major League Baseball), Atlanta Silverbacks (NASL Soccer), Atlanta Beat (WUSA Soccer), Gwinnett Gladiators (ECHL Hockey), Gwinnett Braves (AAA Baseball) and Gwinnett Force (Arena Football).
- Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
- Things to do in Atlanta
- Atlanta Journal-Constitution
- Georgia Aquarium
- High Museum
- Restaurant Guide
- Six Flags Over Georgia
- Stone Mountain Park
City of Marietta, Georgia
Marietta is in Cobb County, and is the county seat. The population of Marietta is 56,579 (according to the 2010 Census), making it the third-largest suburb of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Marietta offers a high quality of life, dynamic economic opportunities, beauty, culture, history and excitement. It is routinely ranked among the nation’s best places to live.
Dobins Air Force Reserve Base, Lockheed Martin, Whitewater Adventure Park, WellStar Healthcare System, Randstad Staffing and Cobb EMC.