College Park, Georgia is an historical city located in Fulton County, Georgia, about 7.5 miles from Atlanta. The city’s close proximity to Atlanta provides residents with easy access to colleges and universities, shopping and other places of interest in Atlanta. At Millar & Mixon, LLC, we focus our practice on representing persons seriously injured in car accidents, including car, truck, and motorcycle accidents in the College Park, Atlanta, and Fulton County region.
Originating from a land grant awarded in 1846, College Park has one of the largest urban historic districts in Georgia with 867 structures on the National Register of Historic Places. College Park was home to 15,527 residents in 2008, according to the US Census Bureau. With 20,382 residents in the year 2000, College Park was one of the very few Metro Atlanta cities to lose residents in recent years.
The Georgia International Convention Center, owned and operated by the City of College Park, is located within the city limits. The convention center, which hosts meetings, events, and trade shows, is the second largest convention center in Georgia. It is also the only convention center in the nation to be connected to a major airport, the Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport. For those traveling to the convention center by automobile, it is located at the juncture of two major U.S. interstates connecting north and south, Interstate 75 and Interstate 85.
College Park, GA is located just off Interstate 85 and within Atlanta, Georgia’s Interstate 285 perimeter, next to East Point and Hapeville. Many of College Park’s roadways have seen triple the amount of traffic in the last five years. In 2008, there were 3 fatalities in College Park, GA as a result vehicle accidents, only one of these accidents was determined to be the result of drunk driving.
Residents breaking a traffic law or violating a city ordinance in College Park, GA would have their case heard at the College Park Municipal Court, which is located at 3717 College Street, College Park.
College Park residents involved in a car, pedestrian, motorcycle, or bicycle accident involving a Fulton County resident typically have their personal injury case heard at the State Court of Fulton County, where the car accident lawyers of Millar & Mixon, LLC have experience helping clients recover what they are owed. The State Court hears all criminal cases below the grade of felony and all civil actions regardless of the amount in controversy. The Magistrate Court of Fulton County, a division of the State Court of Fulton County, hears civil actions involving $15,000 or less in damages.
An investigation into what caused the accident or the severity and extent of your injuries may be harmed by any delay in obtaining legal counsel. Since Anchor Hospital in College Park is a psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment facility, most College Park residents utilize the South Futon Medical Center in East Point, one of the area’s largest medical facilities.