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gold-covered capitol dome in the Atlanta skyline signifies that the city is home to Georgia's state government. That would seem to make sense, as Atlanta is the largest and best-known city in the state, but interestingly, the size of a city has nothing to do with its designation as a state capital.

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But by 1847 some were unhappy with Milledgeville and called for an election to move the capital to Atlanta. During the 1850's Atlanta eclipsed every other Georgia town in most categories (shipping by boat is one example where it did not eclipse Savannah).

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Several cities have served as the capital of Georgia throughout it’s history. Savannah was the first and then for a time the capital rotated between Savannah and Augusta. Then a city named Louisville was the capital for a short time, then Milledge...

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Since April 20, 1868, Atlanta has been the capital of Georgia. Prior to Atlanta becoming the capital, there were four other cities that Georgians called the capital. Atlanta is the most populous city in Georgia, and as of 2013, 447,841 people are living there.

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How did Atlanta become capital of Georgia? Wiki User January 01, 2018 5:59PM. In 1868 Atlanta city officials made a bid for Atlanta to be named as the state capital. Atlanta offered suitable ...

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Atlanta (/ æ t ˈ l æ n t ə /) is the capital, most populous, and primate city of the U.S. state of Georgia.With an estimated 2018 population of 498,044, it is also the 37th most populous city in the United States.The city serves as the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5.9 million people and the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the nation.

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Savannah was the first capitol of Georgia-it was one of the first 13 colonies, and has remained the Hostess City to the South, Georgias most historic city. Savannah is also the home of one of the ...

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The Story of Georgia’s Capitols and Capital Cities. Introduction Georgia’s First Capital Savannah and Augusta as Rotating Capitals Augusta Become State Capital Georgia’s Third Capital, Louisville Milledgeville as State Capital Atlanta Becomes State Capital Kimball Opera House Georgia’s Current Capitol Architectural Style of the Capitol Mystery of the Capitol Statue Renovating the ...

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That convention met in Atlanta from January to March, 1868.” It was during the convention that Atlanta officials decided to put forth an offer to become the new capital city of Georgia. The offer included the use of buildings for the legislature, the governor, other state officials, and the Georgia Supreme Court for 10 years free of charge.

www.11alive.com/article/news/local/outreach/atl-culture/how-atlanta-became...

ATLANTA — For this week’s ATL Culture segment, 11Alive’s Neima Abdulahi unraveled how Atlanta became the culture capital in the entertainment and hip-hop industry.