Utilities Guide – Athens, GA

First settled in the late 1700s, the Georgia town of Athens features a rich and colorful history. The community initially grew up around the University of Georgia, which was built in the early 1800s. With over 100,000 residents living in Athens and in the surrounding areas, the town today is a bustling and historic Georgia city.

Today, Athens offers its residents many choices for local services and utilities. If your future includes a move to Athens, you’ll want to check out the following resources to get your water, power, and other services up and running by move-in day.

Power & Gas

Water & Sewage


It’s not uncommon for homeowners today to sign up for cell service and use that line as a main telephone number, but for homeowners who also want a “land line,” Athens has several options.

Cable/Satellite Television


When setting up each of your new utilities and services, remember to inquire about special deals and rebates at sign up. You might avoid set-up fees by choosing a particular service package. Additionally, don’t forget to contact each of the service and utility providers at your old address to make sure your services are shut off when you depart.

Do you have questions on the services and utilities you’ll need for your new home? Contact us at ERA Sunrise Realty in Atlanta, and we’ll answer any questions you have about getting everything set up for your new life in Athens, Georgia.