The Flagpole Guide to Athens
An extensive annual guide covering arts & entertainment, restaurants, lodging, parks, transportation, neighborhoods, government, and more.
Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau
The CVB website provides information on attractions, events, tours, arts and entertainment, dining, lodging, and many other aspects of Athens.
Athens Welcome Center
Located in the historic 1820 Church-Waddel-Brumby House, the Welcome Center features a gift shop, maps and visitors guides, and friendly and knowledgeable staff eager to assist you. Classic City Tours depart daily from the Welcome Center for guided tours of local landmarks.
A look at Athens past and present from the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Visit South - Athens GA
The distinctive sights of Athens including food, shopping, and things to do.
Athens in the News
Recent press coverage, rankings, and accolades featuring Athens, Georgia.
Athens a Top Distinctive Destination
The National Trust for Historic Preservation describes Athens as one of America's foremost "distinctive destinations" for its dynamic downtown, cultural diversity, attractive architecture, vibrant performing and visual arts scene, and strong commitment to historic preservation and revitalization.
Top 10 College Towns
Livability.com ranks Athens the #2 top college town in America and provides a profile covering recreation, culture, food, health, and more.
36 Hours in Athens GA
The New York Times profiles the sights and sounds of Athens.
General Information about Athens-Clarke County
A profile of Athens from the ACC government covering recent community accolades and awards, education, history, government, and more.
Athens-Clarke County by the Numbers
A compilation of information and statistics on demographics, geography, employment, government, and history.
ACC from A to Z :: A Guide to Athens-Clarke County Services
A guide providing contact information and explanations for everything from Absentee Ballots to the Zoo.
Useful Phone Numbers
Contact information for police, utilities, water service, driver's licenses, etc.
Staying on the Right Side of the Law
A handy flyer summarizing some local ordinances that you should know while visiting or living in the Athens community.
America's Best College Town!
"When you make that kind of claim, you better be able to back it up at least 10 different ways. We can." A dated yet informative article from Georgia Magazine.