Why Move to Atlanta?

Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. During the American Civil War, it served an important role for the Confederacy until it was captured in 1864. The City almost entirely ruined. However, the city rebounded dramatically and became a national industrial center and the unofficial capital of the "New South". Atlanta also became a major orgnaizing center of the American Civil Rights Movement with Martin Luther King Jr and many other locals.

Atlanta has 2 known nicknames, The Big Peach or The City in a Forest. Atlanta is a great place to live with a low cost of living and endless things to do. With diverse, vibrant communities and plenty of green space for everyone, it is easy to fall in love with a city because of its historical charm, walkable neighborhoods and subtropical sunny weather. Atlanta has also been known as one of the top moving destinations for years.


Local Resources

Take a look at some of the great things Atlanta has to offer! These resources are designed to help you move and get settled and also to acquaint you with the area after you move.

  • City of Atlanta Public Schools - Search for any City of Atlanta Public School and find information on school bus routes, school calendars, summer programs, etc.

    City of Decatur Public Schools - Find information on all City of Decatur Public Schools and useful resources for both parents and students.

    State Department of Education - Information on Pre-K, K-12, College, GED Program, libraries and more.

  • Mortgage 101 – Mortgage information, interest rates, mortgage calculators, quick-and-easy pre-qualification.

  • Chattahoochee River - The Chattahoochee River originates in the southeast corner of Union County, Georgia, in the southern Appalachian Mountains and flows southwesterly through the Atlanta metropolitan area before terminating in Lake Seminole, at the Georgia-Florida border.

    Georgia Aquarium - Get ready to discover real experiences, hands-on exhibits, and real wonders like nowhere else on earth.

    Georgia Wildlife Refuges

    Piedmont Park Conservancy - It's not just the scenery that keeps people coming back, The Conservancy brings Piedmont Park to life through its world class amenities, programming and events all year long allowing people to enjoy what the park has to offer. It's not just a park it's an experience

    Stone Mountain Park - Atlanta’s favorite destination for family fun. Nestled in 3200 acres of natural beauty, Stone Mountain Park features family-friendly attractions, outdoor recreational activities and a variety of on-site lodging options so you can stay where you play!

    World of Coca-Cola - Journey through the storied history of the iconic beverage brand, interact with a variety of exhibits, and sample beverages from around the world.

    Zoo Atlanta - they offer a range of fun opportunities for everyone, including interactive mystery hunts, engaging stage presentations, hands-on learning activities.

  • Atlanta United - MLS Soccer Team
    Atlanta Falcons - NFL Football Team
    Atlanta Hawks - NBA Basketball Team
    Atlanta Dream - WNBA Basketball Team
    Atlanta Braves - MLB Baseball Team

  • Here are local weather sites that shows up-to-date temperatures and forecast.

    Fox 5 Atlanta
    WSB-TV Channel 2

  • National Weather

    Official City Websites

    US Department of Education

    Mover’s Guide - Find tips and resources on how to hire movers for domestic and international moves, avoid and report moving fraud, and how to change your mailing address.

  • How to Report Moving Expenses - this will help you determine if you can deduct your moving expenses.

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