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*[[DeKalb County (Georgia)|DeKalb]] - a portion of the city of Atlanta extends into this county, also includes the city of [[Decatur (Georgia)|Decatur]] and Stone Mountain
 
*[[DeKalb County (Georgia)|DeKalb]] - a portion of the city of Atlanta extends into this county, also includes the city of [[Decatur (Georgia)|Decatur]] and Stone Mountain
 
*[[Cobb County (Georgia)|Cobb]] - suburban county to the Northwest of [[Atlanta]], includes [[Kennesaw]] and [[Marietta (Georgia)|Marietta]]
 
*[[Cobb County (Georgia)|Cobb]] - suburban county to the Northwest of [[Atlanta]], includes [[Kennesaw]] and [[Marietta (Georgia)|Marietta]]
*[[Gwinnett County (Georgia)|Gwinett]] - suburban county to the Northeast of [[Atlanta]], which has beautiful historic buildings for history buffs.
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*[[Gwinnett County (Georgia)|Gwinnett]] - suburban county to the Northeast of [[Atlanta]], which has beautiful historic buildings for history buffs.
 
*[[Fayette County (Georgia)|Fayette]] - includes [[Peachtree City]] and [[Fayetteville (Georgia)|Fayetteville]]
 
*[[Fayette County (Georgia)|Fayette]] - includes [[Peachtree City]] and [[Fayetteville (Georgia)|Fayetteville]]
  

Revision as of 23:06, 7 January 2011

Metro Atlanta is Georgia's principal urban area, and the eighth largest metro area in the United States, with a population of over 5.5 million. It encompasses Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Dekalb, Douglas, Gwinnet, Henry, Fayette, & Fulton Counties.

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Great places to go in Metro Atlanta, that are safer than Downtown are Buckhead, Gwinnett County, and Cobb County. Gwinnett and Cobb Counties boast a great enviroment for people who want to leave the city and explore nature. For example, a really good place to go is Stone Mountain Park, which is in Northern Dekalb County. It is a great tourist attraction for families and people who love the enviroment. It has a beautiful lake and a plantation on it, which is open for tours for a history buff.

Also in Cobb County, is the Cobb Galleria. This holds amazing Broadway plays and shows, shopping, and much more. Also, for the family Six Flags is a great place to go (but not at night) to have family fun.

In Hall County, which is a short ride up Interstate 75, is Lake Lanier. It is a huge lake with boating and many other tourist attractions. Lake Lanier Islands is a water park and resort for a family.

In Gwinnett, you might also want to visit Historic Lawrenceville, Historic Lilburn, or Historic Duluth. These places have fountains and old buildings that are immaculantly preserved. Make sure to visit these places in Gwinnett County.

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