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. 

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Structure Fire


Due to a structure fire, the fire trucks will be using the hydrants on the north side of town. You may experience cloudy water at that time. Thank you for your patience. 

Tonight’s meeting canceled


We are canceling tonight's City Council meeting due to the hazardous weather. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday night, November  13th at 7:00 pm. Thank you. 

Funeral Services for Ron Canterbury


In honor of long time Ward 3 Alderman, Ronald W. Canterbury,  the City Hall will be closing at 9:00am on Wednesday to attend his funeral. We will re-open Thursday at 8:00am for regular business hours.

Visitation for Ron will be held at Living Faith...