College Park is a city located in Fulton and Clayton counties in the U.S. state Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 13,942. Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is partially located in the city boundaries (including the domestic terminal, Concourse T, Concourse A, and about two-thirds of Concourse B), and the Georgia International Convention Center, owned and operated by the City of College Park, is within the city limits
|College Park, Georgia|
Downtown College Park
Location in Fulton County and the state of Georgia
College Park is located on the border of Fulton and Clayton counties at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.1 square miles (26.1 km2), of which 0.019 square miles (0.05 km2), or 0.19%, is water(33.648209, -84.456007). According to the
College Park's City Hall is 8 miles (13 km) southwest of downtown Atlanta. Interstate 85 passes through the city and merges with Interstate 285, the perimeter highway around Atlanta, for a short distance in the southern part of College Park. I-85 exits 69 through 72 and I-285 exits 60 and 62 are located within the College Park city limits. The western part of Hartsfield–Jackson Airport, including its domestic terminal, occupies the eastern side of the city.
College Park has three city recreation centers—the Wayman & Bessie Brady Recreation Center, the Hugh C. Conley Recreation Center, and the Godby Road Recreation Center) The 1st Two (Wayman & Bessie Brady Recreation Center, the Hugh C. Conley Recreation Center were opened in 1956 and named in honor of three prominent city residents, Wayman and Bessie Brady, and Hugh C. Conley. When they were opened, they were segregated; white people used the Conley Center, while black people used the Brady Center. Both were equipped with basketball gymnasiums. After desegregation took place, Conley was used for gymnastics and Brady was used for basketball. The Brady Center has one of the top-notch programs in Georgia.
The city also has four parks: Barrett Park, which is located along Rugby Avenue; Brenningham Park, which surrounds the Brady Center; Jamestown Park; and Richard D. Zupp Park, which was named in honor of a well-respected College Park resident.
College Park is home to the College Park Municipal Golf Course, which was established in 1929. The course is nine holes and is built on very hilly terrain.