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Piedmont is a region in the state of Georgia. This region includes the Metro Atlanta Region.


Metro Atlanta Counties[edit]

  • Cherokee - includes Lake Alatoona
  • Henry - location of the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton.
  • Rockdale - includes Conyers, famous for horse races and the annual cherry blossom festival.
  • Cowetta - includes Newman.
  • Forsyth - includes Cumming.
  • Paulding - includes Dallas.
  • Spalding - includes Griffin.
  • Barrow
  • Bartow - includes Cartersville and the Etowah Mounds.
  • Carroll - includes Carrolton, Villa Rica, and Mt. Zion
  • Douglas - rolling hills at the south end of the Appalachians, includes Douglasville and Sweetwater Creek State Park.
  • Newton - includes Covington
  • Walton - includes the historic village of Social Circle.
  • Haralson
  • Butts
  • Meriwether - includes Warm Springs, the location of FDR's Little White House.
  • Pike
  • Lamar
  • Jasper
  • Heard

Other counties[edit]

  • Banks
  • Clarke - includes Athens.
  • Elbert
  • Franklin
  • Greene
  • Hall - includes Gainesville and Lake Lanier Islands.
  • Hart - Lake Hartwell.
  • Jackson - includes Jefferson.
  • Madison
  • Morgan
  • Oconee
  • Oglethorpe
  • Troup


  • Athens - College town home of the University of Georgia.

Other destinations[edit]

  • Lake Lanier Islands


Get in[edit]

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is the primary domestic and international airport that serves the Metro Atlanta Region.

Get around[edit]


Georgia Aquarium The largest aquarium in the world with tens of thousands of animals in 8 million gallons of water. M-Su 9AM-6PM; $26.00 (adult); $19.50 (child age 3-12); $21.50 (senior age 55+).


The Forum- shopping center is an outdoor mall!

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