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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Water Main Break

(2/21/2018) Attention Athens Residents- Due to a water main break in the south end of town, State Street (off of East Little) will be closed. Crews are in the area and a JULIE locate has been phoned in. We do not know the extent of the leak at this time and will update...

Flags at Half-staff to Honor Victims of Florida Tragedy

(2/15/2018) Following the school shooting tragedy in Parkland, Florida on February 14, President Trump has ordered all flags of the United States to be flown at half-staff. All flags are to be flown this way until sunset on February 19 to honor the victims.  Clic...

February Water Bills

(2/6/2018) Some of our customers may notice a different bill in their mailbox this month. Some bills were printed on traditional cardstock and some were printed on paper and mailed in an envelope. The City of Athens is currently exploring another billing option, pend...