What Are the Largest Cities in Georgia?


Quick Answer

Some of the largest cities in Georgia include Atlanta, Columbus, Savannah, Athens, Sandy Springs, Macon, Roswell and Albany. Georgia lies in the southeastern part of the United States.

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Georgia has an estimated population density of 10.1 million people, according to the 2014 U.S. Census, making it is the eighth-most populous state in the nation. Below are some of the largest cities in this state.

  • Atlanta
  • This is the capital city of the state and has a population density of 4.1 million people. It is home to the largest airport in the world and is known for its world-class restaurants and hotels.

  • Columbus
  • This city is estimated to have a population density of more than 202,000 people. This city is home to a national military museum and is known for its wide variety of art forms and entertainment.

  • Augusta
  • This city as an estimated population of 197,000 people and is the hometown of famous folk like singers Hames Brown, Amy Grant and Terri Gibbs and wrestler Hulk Hogan.

  • Macon
  • This city is known for its African-American culture, history and Southern food. It has a population of 154,000 people.

  • Savannah
  • This was the original capital city of the state. It has an estimated population of 142,000 people.

  • Athens
  • This city has an estimated population of 119,000 people and is home to the University of Georgia.

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