Living Here


We are excited that you are considering Northside Hospital for your residency or fellowship training.

Inside or outside the I-285 perimeter, the Atlanta region has plenty of great communities for you to consider.

Metro Atlanta

The metro Atlanta area is one of the fastest growing regions in the nation. Including nine counties and over 6 million people, metro Atlanta has grown into an area that is a major powerhouse on the global stage with national and international businesses moving their headquarters here.

Our region is home to some of the top research universities and hospitals in the nation. We have active arts and culture scenes, sports teams to cheer and fun activities to do with your family.

If you want to venture just a couple of hours north, you can find a peaceful retreat in the North Georgia mountains, and just a few hours south you can have your toes in the sand along Georgia’s coastline.
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City of Lawrenceville


Housing Resources

We are excited that you are considering Northside Hospital for your residency or fellowship training. Inside or outside the I-285 perimeter, the Atlanta region has plenty of great communities for you to consider. 

The Georgia MLS is a great starting place for finding a home, apartment or townhome.

What makes Atlanta Great!

Job Opportunities

  • Atlanta is a major economic hub with a diverse range of industries, including technology, finance, healthcare, and media. It offers numerous job opportunities and has a relatively low unemployment rate compared to the national average.

Cultural Diversity

  • Atlanta is a melting pot of cultures, attracting people from all walks of life. This diversity contributes to a vibrant and inclusive atmosphere, with a wide variety of cuisines, festivals, and cultural events to experience.

Affordable Cost of Living

  • Compared to other major cities in the United States, Atlanta has a relatively low cost of living. Housing prices, transportation, and everyday expenses are more affordable, allowing residents to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle.

Excellent Education

  • Atlanta is home to renowned educational institutions, including Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University, and Georgia State University. These institutions offer high-quality education and contribute to Atlanta's intellectual and research-driven environment.

Mild Climate

  • Atlanta experiences a mild climate with warm summers and mild winters. The city's location in the southeastern part of the United States allows residents to enjoy outdoor activities throughout the year.



Georgia Aquarium

The Georgia Aquarium is one of the largest aquariums in the world and is home to thousands of marine species. It offers a fascinating experience for visitors of all ages.


Atlanta BeltLine

The Atlanta BeltLine is a network of parks, trails, and public spaces built on a former railway corridor. It's perfect for walking, biking, and enjoying art installations and local events.

Piedmont Park

Piedmont Park

Piedmont Park is a large urban park in the heart of Atlanta. It offers walking trails, picnic areas, sports fields, and hosts various festivals and events throughout the year.

Atlanta History Center

Atlanta History Center

The Atlanta History Center showcases the city's history through exhibits, gardens, and historic homes. It also includes the Atlanta Cyclorama, a panoramic painting depicting the Battle of Atlanta during the American Civil War.

Martin Luther King Historic Site

Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

Pay a visit to the site where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born and raised. The historic site includes his childhood home, the Ebenezer Baptist Church, and the King Center, which commemorates his life and legacy.

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World of Coca-Cola

Dive into the history and culture of the world-famous Coca-Cola brand at the World of Coca-Cola museum. You can learn about the company's story, sample different Coca-Cola products from around the world, and enjoy interactive exhibits.