Why GA?

Some reasons to live and work in Georgia.
(A site inspired by Why.AZ)


Georgia is the peach state. And we have really good peaches here.


It's easy to get here. ATL's Hartsfield Jackson Airport is the busiest in the world.

Geometric painting by Ellsworth Kelly

Atlanta's High Museum is the leading art museum in the Southeast.


Based in Atlanta, the Center for Disease Control does ground-breaking research on epidemiology and public health.

alligator peeking out of the water

Southern Georgia is home to the Okeefenokee Swamp, the largest blackwater swamp in North America.

film camera

Locally known as "Y'allywood," many films and TV shows have been shot in Atlanta, including The Walking Dead, The Hunger Games and Forest Gump.

old fashioned microphone

Atlanta is home to CNN,
the most trusted name in news.


The Atlanta Falcons. Love those dirty birds.
Rise up!

kermit the frog

You can see the original muppets at Atlanta's
Center for Puppetry Arts.

sky scrapers

Atlanta is the headquarters for many business including Delta, Mailchimp and Coca-Cola.


Atlanta is the home of the King Library and Archives – the largest repository of primary source materials on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American Civil Rights Movement in the world.

georgia capitol building

Georgia's capitol building
has a gold-guilded dome.

bowl of pho

Atlanta's Buford Highway has some of the best Pho this side of Saigon.


Georgia has vibrant music scene with a rich history. From James Brown to REM,
there's music for every taste.


In fact, The New York Times called Atlanta "hip-hop's center of gravity." It is home to many famous artists from CeeLo Green to Gucci Mane.

stone mountain

It also has Stone Mountain, the largest piece of exposed granite in the world - and the venue for a pretty sweet laser show.


Founded in 1889, the Atlanta Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the United States.


Atlanta is home to the largest
aquarium in the world.