Union City, Ga., is a hub for both the economically and community-minded, and people in the market for local homes for rent are typically drawn to the city's quiet neighborhoods and thriving business districts. This Fulton County municipality, which was named after the Farmer's Union that set up shop in the area before it was incorporated in 1908, is a great place to raise a family or build a business.
What Should Union City Residents Know?
Union City is served by two elementary schools, one middle school and two high schools, and a charter school - Hapeville Charter Career Academy - is based in neighboring College Park.
For people interested in higher education, Georgia Military College is located in nearby Fairburn, which is immediately southwest of Union City, while the numerous institutions in and around Atlanta are just a short drive away.
Speaking of Atlanta, the state capital is less than a half-hour drive from Union City - just head straight up Interstate 85.
Resources for Union City Renters
Union City's official website is a robust resource for residents, businesspeople and visitors. Visit with questions about everything from who founded the city to how to pay utility bills online.
Atlanta is home to countless attractions, including Zoo Atlanta, the World of Coca-Cola Museum, the Atlanta Botanical Garden, the Georgia Aquarium and the High Museum of Art. Meanwhile, thrill-seekers can head to Six Flags Over Georgia, located just west of Atlanta. If you're looking to have fun closer to home, Union City has two parks - Ronald Bridge's Park and Mayors Park - which feature picnic areas, playgrounds, walking trails, basketball courts and more.