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Mr Bill

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Posted - 04/06/2007 :  10:44:11 PM  Show Profile  Visit Mr Bill's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Did you know that Metro Atlanta is defined by 28 surrounding counties now?

Here's the map showing the Metro Atlanta boundaries:

Lake Runner

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Posted - 04/07/2007 :  09:24:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I find it hard to beleive that they consider Pickens county and Jasper part of metro Atlanta. It takes a good hour to drive from Jaspe to down town Atlanta without traffic.

I would love to know how they defined this. But then, the whole area is growing, no matter what you call it.

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Posted - 04/07/2007 :  09:28:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Lakey I couldnt agree more. I used to live in Jasper County and it's as country as country can get. Way to far from Atlanta to be considered Metro in my opinion.

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Posted - 04/07/2007 :  2:47:57 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This state is growing by leaps and bounds! lol!

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Posted - 04/08/2007 :  08:34:50 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The news last week said that Atlanta grew by 1 million people in the last 6 years, making it the fastest growing city in the country.

Does anyone know how often the Electoral College is re-apportioned? Georgia has to be the 5th or 6th largest state next election.

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JawJa Gurl

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Posted - 04/09/2007 :  10:55:57 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I don't doubt it. It's everywhere and it's been happening very rapidly over the years so this is no surprise. Very very sad. No one wants to fight or help put an end to it b/c it supposedly helps towns/counties. Sure.

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