Fulton County, Georgia

Fulton County is located in the north-central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2020 United States census, the population was 1,066,710,[1] making it the state's most-populous county and its only one with over one million inhabitants.[2] Its county seat and largest city is Atlanta,[3] the state capital. Approximately 90% of the City of Atlanta is within Fulton County; the other 10% lies within DeKalb County. Fulton County is part of the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Fulton County
County of Fulton
Atlanta's Fulton County Courthouse in 2011
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°47′N 84°28′W
Country United States
State Georgia
FoundedDecember 20, 1853; 169 years ago (1853)
Named forRobert Fulton
SeatAtlanta
Largest cityAtlanta
Area
  Total534 sq mi (1,380 km2)
  Land527 sq mi (1,360 km2)
  Water7.7 sq mi (20 km2)  1.4%%
Population
 (2020)
  Total1,066,710
  Density2,000/sq mi (770/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
  Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts5th, 6th, 11th, 13th
Websitewww.fultoncountyga.gov

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