Atlanta’s nicknames cover a variety of unique things about the city, like Empire of the South, the Black Mecca, more notably in music, A-Town. But there’s another one it’s fighting to keep, “City in a Forest.”
If you’ve ever flown over Atlanta, you’ve probably noticed it looks different than other major cities. Its 47% tree cover is the highest among them. That’s More than Charlotte, Minneapolis, Denver and Los Angeles.