Area Code 762 Location - Georgia

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Area Code 762, Georgia Cities, Neighborhoods and Local Features

  • Athens
  • Augusta
  • Columbus
  • Dalton
  • La Grange
  • Martinez
  • Rome

Georgia is located at the southern region towards the Atlantic Ocean in the United States of America; it is the last of the thirteen colonies created by the British at the time of the American conquest for the year 1724. Georgia limits the north with Tennessee and North Carolina, to the east with the Savannah River that establishes the separation with South Carolina, to the south its limits with the state of Florida and to the west with Alabama. In general, it has a population according to the census of 2010 of 9,687,653 inhabitants and a density of 66.37 inhabitants per square kilometer and consists of 159 counties governed mostly by councils of commissioners chosen by their respective residents. Georgia is also made up of five hundred and thirty-six cities governed by a Municipal Council and its Mayor. The capital city of Georgia is Atlanta and it is joined by other population centers such as Augusta, Athens, Columbus, Dalton, Lagrange, and Martinez among other important cities in the region. With respect to races and ethnic groups, 58.7% are white, 29.8% are black, 7.4% are Latino or Hispanic, mainly Mexican, 2.7% are Asian and the rest are other races. Historically there was a very high population of blacks because it was an area for slaves but they have migrated to the industrialized cities of the north of the country seeking improvements. The region witnessed activities of racial segregation, a fact that produced serious inconveniences and attacks on individuals and families but also allowed the development of leaders in the fight and defense of civil rights such as Martin Luther King.

Georgia In Georgia the whole process of the war of independence, and the civil war was lived, in him, there are many anecdotes and monuments generated of such magnificent events. In the first war, independence is achieved fighting against British forces in search of the liberation of the thirteen original British colonies of North America against the Kingdom of Great Britain between 1775 and 1783 supported with French troops. The civil war also called the Civil War from 1861 to 1865 ended with the victory of the Union and destroyed and dissolved the Confederate States that supported slavery. Mainly these battles were made in the south of the United States, is the Georgia state one of the protagonists. This occurred because of the separation of the union of seven states (cotton plants) in 1861, forming confederate states with a proposal of protection for the owners of slaves and their territories. These states were South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Texas.

In the region of Georgia, agricultural activity predominated, with an important presence in the areas of rice, corn, peach, and cotton that was also processed to be marketed in Europe. The climate in Georgia is subtropical, hot in summer and pleasant in winter in the vicinity of the Atlantic Ocean, the average temperature is 18 degrees Celsius and north of 5 degrees Celsius, snow is scarce and precipitation of snow occurs in the northern part of the state. The average annual precipitation rate of rain is 127 centimeter each year. This climate is favorable for the aforementioned agricultural items.

The city of Athens of Athens-Clarke County of Georgia is located northeast of the city of Atlanta at approximately one hundred and thirteen kilometers. The name of this city was assigned in memory of the city of Athens in Greece, remembering the academic current formed by Plato and Aristotle. This beautiful city has "the University of Georgia" the first university supported by the state, so many assign it the name of the university city of the United States, also has a research center of the first level that helped its growth since its inception. Towards the year of 1991 product of a voting, Athens formed a unified government with Clarke later called the county of Athens-Clarke. Athens is the main city of the metropolitan area and the 6th largest in the Georgia state, the city with a population of over 115,452 inhabitants according to the census of 2010, with a notable increase of 15.1%, since in the census of the year of 2000 gave an approximate of 100,266 inhabitants and it is estimated that it increased by 8.9% more, due to the calculation of the 2017 census that gave an approximate of 125,452 inhabitants. In Athens there is a great diversity of companies located in the technological area, which, they are growing like the Round Sphere, the CogentEducation and the Docebo and other more consolidated ones like the Peachtree, the Digital Insight, the Partner Software and the Medical Billing, whose works are of great importance within the city.

Near the Arch of the University of Georgia on Broad Street is a Confederate monument that recalls the experiences of the American Civil War, drawing attention to the fact that the Athens people of that time functioned as a supply center of great importance for the New Orleans armory. This city also experienced the struggle for civil rights, especially what happened in times of racial segregation, having the first two blacks to be accepted at the public university of Georgia with all the inconveniences that this would present so that the opening for blacks and other races in 1964 by the school district.

Athens is the host of a growing number of very young technology companies, including CogentEducation, Round sphere and Docebo and home to more developed technology companies, which include Digital Insight, Partner Software, Medical Billing and Peachtree. We can include biotechnology and pharmaceutical manufacturing character companies such as Merial and Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. It also has a large event that is held every spring, it involves several bicycle races collectively mostly known as the Twilight Series.

Augusta is a city of Richmond County, founded in 1736 and is located across the Savannah River in Georgia from the United States of America after Atlanta is the 2nd largest city. We can say that it has a population of 195,844 inhabitants living in the city according to the census of 2010, not including Hephzibah and Blythe with a population density of 248.24 inhabitants per km2. In the year of 1995, a referendum was held that established and consolidated Agusta and Richmond, later towards 1996 the unification was a total fact. Augusta works biotechnology, medicine, and cybersecurity with great strength, which makes it a great regional center in this sense, and it is the 2nd largest metropolitan area in the state. In Augusta cotton is processed which is a shrub typical of the region since memorable times, this textile fiber contributed to the development of the city and its surroundings. Another important activity is the shipping company that was developed by the proximity of the rivers that allowed the commercialization of the products to the Atlantic Ocean and thus to Europe. In addition to the commercial activity, this city was significant for the naval support in the times of the Second World War. It also owns a nuclear arsenal and in its vicinity is the Atomic Energy Commission. Among other things, this city has the most important professional golf tournament in the region (The Masters) that they hold at the Augusta National Golf Club.

Columbus is a city of Georgia in the county of Muscogee in the United States of America and was founded in 1826 as a factory and in 1838 as a textile and cotton center, it is located on the left bank of the Chattahoochee River that separates it from Alabama. This river allows navigation in addition to supplying energy to its main industry, cotton. In 1970 Columbus joined Muscogee and is the 3rd largest city in Georgia. Considering the census of the year 2017 has 194,058 inhabitants, is a total of 303,811 people residing in the metropolitan area. Columbus in its metropolitan area is united to Opelika and Auburn to establish Columbus-Auburn, counting on a population of 499.128 inhabitants, is located to one hundred miles of Atlanta and according to the information of the Office of the Census of the United States, the city has an area total of 221.0 square miles that are (572 km 2), of which 4.7 square miles (12 km 2) (2.14%) is water and the rest that is 216.3 square miles (560 km 2) is land.

Near the city to the south in the Bussey Plantation is the military base of Fort Benning where the army infantry school is located, there are practices or maneuvers of great importance in the learning of American soldiers. We can also observe nearby a landing field (former army airfield and current Lawson air force base), initially established since 1918 was used for the use of balloons that would allow observation from the top of the enemy positions of utility for the infantry, was named in honor of Henry Lewis Benning, Confederate general during the American Civil War originating in Columbus. This base served as support in the Second World War for the training of army personnel, aviators and paratroopers for the causes of the Union. This field has been used to film films like (The Green Berets - The Green Berets) famous for popularizing the concept of war in public opinion, was starring John Wayne based on the novel by Robin Moore.

A very important point that cannot be overlooked is that Columbus has many tourist sites including its very famous infantry museums in the United States. The Museum of Columbus (accepted by the American Alliance of Museums) was founded in 1953, where you can find artifacts from regional history and several American works of art, where its permanent collection is exhibited, and different temporary exhibitions; The Naval Museum of the National Civil War, consists of an installation of 40,000 square feet (3,700 m2) founded in 1962, where uniforms, weapons used by the Union and the Confederate Navy, two original military vessels of the American Civil War and various equipment; the Space Science Center of Coca-Cola inaugurated in 1996 with the purpose of educating in the sciences, physics, and astronomy with the help of a planetarium and four flight simulators; and the National Infantry Museum and the Soldier Center that were exhibited in the month of June 2009, which brings an IMAX theater to show films of the history of the Infantry and special productions related from the founding of the nation to the present. In addition, Columbus has "Peachtree Mall" an important shopping center that is anchored in the department stores of Macy's, Dillard's and JC Penney, having an area of ​​821,000 square feet or can be expressed with 76,300 square meters and is also served by a center of lifestyle "shoppes at Bradley Park". Finally, you can observe rafting or canoeing practices with kayak or canoes in fast flowing rivers, by the rapids of the Chattahoochee River that is said to be the holder of the longest whitewater in the world.

DaltonDalton belongs to the United States to the county of Whitfield to the north of Georgia. It has a population of 142,227 inhabitants according to the census of 2010, with a population density of 653.6 inhabitants / km2 taking into account its entire metropolitan area. It is located near Interstate No. 75 in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwestern Georgia. The racial and ethnic composition is 42.4% white, 22.6% Hispanic or Latino, 6.4% black, 0.6% Native American, 0.1% Asian and the rest of other races.

In Dalton there is a large number of manufacturers or producers of vinyl flooring and carpet diversity for all tastes, highlighting that it is the most important convention and shopping center in Georgia, with the most popular and famous hall of fame of the best coaches in the sports area of ​​the city, developing a large number of events of great relevance and appeal to the public. The city has an area of ​​51.3 square kilometers, of which almost the entire area is land and only 0.04% is water. The climate is humid subtropical, hot in summer with mild and fresh winters with an average temperature of 4.5ºC in January and 32ºC in July approximately.

In Georgia is the oldest art center in the state specifically in Dalton, the "CreativeArtsGuild", and some civil leaders were responsible for its foundation in the year 1963. The center began offering classes in dance, music, art, and theater including galleries and exhibitions, now it is a great educational center organized in four departments (visual arts, Music, gymnastics, and dance). This center has influence in northwest Georgia and southeast Tennessee. The theater "ArtisticCivicTheatre" has served for more than 24 years to residents of the northwest of the state to many residents for their quality in theater productions. The Dalton Little Theater also performed the 1st work documented in the year 1869. The theater has performed works and productions regularly less during the 1st and 2nd World War based on a season of hats called FireHouse in the year 1888.

The ancient area of ​​Dalton was originally from the Woodland Indians and the Creek nation, called "Enchanted Land" by the Cherokee, until they were expelled or deported by the "Trail of Tears - Trail of Tears", it was the time of the construction of railways and one of them passed through Whitfield County.

The main commercial activity for the fifties was related to the quilt industry or bedspread, quickly became a multi-million dollar business and when Glenn Looper develops an adaptation that converts the yarn into muslin which is a fine cotton fabric (originating in Mosul in Iraq) by changing the products for carpet manufacturers into synthetic carpets, thus increasing the variety of products to be offered to the public. Nowadays, the carpet factories remain as the main employers of the region, bringing labor stability to hundreds of families related to the business. This activity allowed Dalton to survive the depression of the thirties in the twentieth century. The first Quilt was made as a gift. Currently, the industry employs more than thirty thousand people and they export 90% of the functional carpet produced in the world, in the city a 105km radius is used as a factory area. On September 19 to 20, 1863 and April 12, 1862, the city was the main witness of 2 important events. On May 7 began the battle of Dug Gap and Rocky Face both events ended when E. Johnston, general of the nation finished his career and retired May 12, 1864. At the Dalton Center, we can see the statue of the General.

LaGrange is a city of the county of Troup in the Georgia state in the United States and is in the center west of Georgia, by the interstates 85 and 185, happening to the east of the city with the interstate highway 85 to 109Km of Atlanta, Routes 219 and 109 of the Georgia state meet inside the city. It has an area of ​​181.5 km2 with 179.3 km2 of land and 2.2 km2 of water. According to the census of 2010, the population is 29,588 inhabitants with a density of 398 inhabitants / km2.

The racial and ethnic composition in LaGrange is 48% Black, 44.5% White, 4.7% Hispanic or Latino, 2.5% Asian and other 2.2%.

The name LaGrange comes from a country estate near Paris in France belonging to the wife of the revolutionary hero the Marquis de La Fayette who on a visit to Georgia in 1825 commented on the similarity of the topography of the aforementioned farm. The settlement occurs when the territory is ceded by Creek Indians to the United States and Troup County is established and the city is incorporated in the year 1828. This city was developed for cotton plantations, these producers to have laborers bought African American slaves and marketed them for that purpose. By 1860 Troup County was considered one of the richest in Georgia and the city of LaGrange was a center of commerce where more than one hundred homes were built.

As a curious fact in the American Civil War a group of women volunteers known as Nancy Harts collaborated in the defense of the city when the Confederates were defeated by the Union and through various activities and provide food to the generals managed not to burn or loot some Private houses in the city, in addition to helping in the release of some detainees in the events of the war.

At the end of the 19th century in the city of LaGrange, a railway center was developed with a vision also as an industrial center, for the promotion of the textile area closely linked to the product that is originally generated, which is cotton. Currently, the city has moved to a mixed economy with new industries and has excellent access roads to industrial and commercial centers, including a Wal-Mart Distribution Center. Companies like Interface, Caterpillar with its forestry division with suppliers of the KIA Motors assembly plant are established in this city.

It is considered the main and most important city of the metropolitan area that takes into account Springs-Gainesville, Atlanta-Sandy and Georgia-Alabama, is located in Georgia Piedmont in its ramifications. In LaGrange is the oldest university in the entire state, starting as a place of attention only for girls and associated since the nineteenth century to the Methodist church currently in operation. This city strongly attracts fishermen and water sportsmen due to its proximity to West Point Lake located a few miles away. Another place is the prison of Troup and the courthouse built in 1939, considered National Historical.

The city of LaGrange is a full-service provider for the region, which includes electricity, natural gas, water, sewerage, garbage collection, and telecommunications. With the arrival of the new century, the city has improved its technological capabilities, achieving an excellent performance with the Internet service and what they call intelligent communities, receiving awards that certify it as a city of excellence.

The city, like others in the region, experienced difficult times in terms of racial segregation, such as the well-known case of Austin Callaway, a 16-year-old African-American murdered by a group of violent white extremists who stormed the city's prison where the young man He was being held for an alleged attack on a woman, the attackers took him out of jail and they were lynched and executed with firearms on the outskirts of the city. The society still performs forums and discussions that recall the event to analyze and educate society so that events like this do not occur.

The society of philanthropists of the city descendants of rich landowners have invested and contributed to the development of important cultural events such as the two art galleries, the symphony orchestra, the ballet company, the opera company, a television station, an archive historic, the universities of Lagrange College and West Georgia Technical College in addition to the thirteen recreational centers with sports facilities.

The city of LaGrange has the figure of the Mayor and the Executive Director with the council members elected every four years.

Among the recreational activities of the city is the visit to nearby West Point Lake and have fun with the variety of sports and water games. At present, the city has a construction project for this year of the "Downtown LaGrange Skate Plaza" with a design in harmony with the city to perform activities of Skaters, BMX cyclists, inline skaters, motorcyclists, etc, To be at the forefront with high-quality construction materials guaranteeing durability and longevity, with a style of Public Square and extreme park, in the southern part of the city center.

Martinez is located in the county Columbia in the Georgia state of the United States of America, is one of those suburbs that are in Augusta towards its northwest side, has a population of thirty-five thousand seven hundred and ninety-five resident inhabitants, with a population density of 843.4 inhabitants / km2 according to the census of 2010 , with a remarkable growth of 29.0% in the population of the 2000 census, which resulted in a result of 27,749 inhabitants who lived in the city in 2000, You can say that it is the nascent center of the Augusta Canal, which was built around 1845, taking advantage of the strength of its Savannah River, which provides transportation and large amounts of water to the city. On the other hand, a large number of factories were established throughout the length and breadth of the canal, providing an important recognition of the city. Currently, this history of the channel is being the focus of visitors and tourists of the County of Columbia in Lockkeeper, being totally renewed and in perfect and appropriate conditions to carry out conferences, meetings and great festivities in the place. It is necessary to mention that the remodeling has been throughout the years between 1880 and 1935, considering the shed of the dining room, the pavilion of the dance, and the pavilion of Rapids and the well of barbecue. In this same sense, if the visitor wants to enter a fascinating and great adventure, in addition to gaining a great experience, it is necessary to travel the channel to the center of Augusta, counting for that with the rental of canoe variety or simply tackling the boat designed for it, thus making the happy journey and a few kilometers away you will find Reed Creek Wetlands where you can take the whole family with the fully public programs of FrogCallSurvey, WildernessSurvivalClass, NurturingNatureWalk and Reed Creek to the full availability for enjoyment guaranteeing fun, adventure, experience and desire to continue submerged in this place.

RomeRome is a county town of Floyd in the Georgia in the United States of America is located in the Appalachian Mountains near its ramifications, is the first city of the metropolitan area and encompasses Floyd. The city of Rome was founded by Colonel Daniel R. Mitchell, Colonel Zachary Hargrove, Major Philip Hemphill, Colonel William Smith and Lord John Lumpkin, each of whom put on a hat the future name of the city by selecting submission from Mitchell becoming an official city in 1835 moving the county seat from Livingstone to Rome.

The city has a total population of thirty-six thousand three hundred and three inhabitants according to the census applied in 2010. Rome was built between the Oostanaula and Etowah rivers creating the Coosa River, this area product of its strategic advantages were totally occupied for a long time by the people of Cherokee and by the Creek, noting that John Ross and Major Ridge two of the great leaders of the nation lived there before being expelled. It is necessary to emphasize and to emphasize that Rome owns great economic power having a great diversity as far as the same one and supported in the manufacturing industry that is its strong one, the technology, the education, the health, the tourism, and another variety of factories or industries that have great weight in their development, having great potential. The well-known General Electric in the year of 1954 implanted a company in charge to elaborate transformers of average size and in the year of 1960, Rome was participated and contributed to the effort that the United States used during the war of Vietnam at the moment that Rome Plow Company created the plows of Rome, armored cars, which were private use of the military used for clearing in the jungles. It is also necessary to mention the success of the carpet factories for the moment, emphasizing the great economic boom that they enjoyed for the development of the city and the country.

During the Civil War the iron factories lived an outstanding performance, to later supply many cannons and other armaments for the Confederate forces, for 1863 the city was defended by the Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest against Colonel Abel Streight known as the "Lightning Charger" "From Alabama. Forrest through a deception and managed to surrender, but the community of Rome decided to build three forts to protect the city, these are Fort Attaway on the west bank of the Oostanaula River, Fort Norton on the east bank of the Oostanaula River and Fort Stovall It was on the south bank of the Etowah River. Then they managed to build another fort on the north side of Coosa River.

An emblematic symbol of the city is the water tank built in 1871 in Neely Hill now adapted as a clock in a tower, visible from different parts of the city, at that time the first public schools authorized by the state were established in 1868 but with the inconvenience of racial segregation. Due to the proximity of the river, the city of Rome has suffered from floods; in 1886 the flood allows the passage of a steamboat on Broad Street.