City of Athens... A Place to Call Home!

In the City of Athens, we are defined less by boundaries on a map than by the sense of shared values our residents hold dear. Small town values, guided growth, preservation of historical, cultural, and natural heritage are just a few of the core principles that make the City of Athens a wonderful place to call home. 

Upcoming Events

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Athens City Wide Garage Sales will be held on Friday, September 14th from 4-8 PM and on Saturday, September 15th from 8-1 PM.  A listing of garage sales can be found at City Hall and local businesses or by clicking here!

The annual Athens Fall Festival will be held September 27-29 at the Athens Community Park.  There will be a parade, pageant, carnival, vendors, bands, softball tournament and so much more! Family friendly, so plan to attend and bring your entire famil...

Recent News

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*NEW* Internet Purchase Exchange Location in Athens!

(8/15/2018) The Athens Municipal Library parking lot is now an internet purchase exchange location. The library, partnering with the Athens Police Department, designated the parking lot in front of the library, at 410 E. Hargrave in Athens, for residents to use as a s...

City Hall/Water Department Hours

(8/8/2018) City Hall, including the Water Department, will be CLOSING at NOON on Friday, August 10, 2018 We are very sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause, but due to unforeseen circumstances, our office will be closed during this time. We will reopen on Mo...

Notice of Public Sale

(7/11/2018) Please click the link below to see the current property that the City of Athens is accepting bids for: https://www.municipalimpact.com/documents/75/412_south_Mill_bid_announcement_on_letterhead.pdf