About Athens

Quick Facts About Athens

Welcome to Athens! We’re glad you’re here, and once you settle in, we know you will be too! We invite you to explore everything our community has to offer, from the historic architecture throughout our downtown district, to the many restaurants, shops and galleries lining the streets, to the cheering crowds at Sanford Stadium. In no time you’ll feel as though you’ve been a local all along. Until then, keep reading for some “quick-and-easy” facts and figures about Athens. Location

Athens-Clarke County is bordered by Barrow County to the northwest, Walton County to the west, Oconee County to the south and Oglethorpe County to the west, as well as Jackson and Madison counties to the north.