Georgia is a place with a rich history and diverse geography. The southern state is bordered by Florida, South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama and North Carolina with access to beaches, mountains, rivers and lakes. Residents of Georgia apartments for rent live in rural farming towns, historic tourist destinations and the metropolis of Atlanta.
The city of Atlanta is one of the largest in the American South and is a cultural and economic hub. Host to the 1996 Olympic Games and capital of the state of Georgia, Atlanta is a large and dynamic city with three distinct skylines, the world’s busiest airport and many Fortune 500 companies. Famous for its sweet tea, “Peachtree” streets, Civil War and Civil Rights history, Atlanta is a fascinating city with distinctive neighborhoods, plenty of entertainment and Atlanta apartments for rent.
The northern part of the state is dominated by the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, while the southern city of Savannah along the coast offers beaches, offshore barrier islands, wetlands, biking trails, and neighboring shrimping villages. Other large cities include Augusta, Columbus and Athens, home to the famous University of Georgia and its football team.