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Our Communities

Family walking on trailAt Tanner Health System, our workforce includes more than 3,000 employees and a staff of more than 300 physicians — all critical team members charged with maintaining Tanner Health System's reputation as an exceptional healthcare provider.

Tanner has facilities and practices in Carroll, Douglas, Haralson, Heard and Paulding counties in Georgia and Randolph County in Alabama. Our employees live in communities that boast small-town charm near big-city amenities, creating an exceptional quality of life. 

Tanner is headquartered in Carrollton, the largest city in Carroll County. Located 45 miles west of Atlanta and 90 miles east of Birmingham, Carroll County is the heart of west Georgia and forms the western boundary of metropolitan Atlanta. It is easily accessed by Interstate 20 and either US Highway 27 or US Highway 61. Carroll County's population of more than 100,000 people live, work and play in seven picturesque towns, ranging from the smallest, Roopville, with more than 200 residents, to Carrollton with a population of more than 23,200.

The Carrollton GreenBelt is an 18-mile shared-use path designed for pedestrians and non-motorized users. The trail connects existing Carrollton neighborhoods with Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton, the city school campus, the University of West Georgia, city parks and several commercial shopping areas.

Culture

A wonderful place to reside, west Georgia is located conveniently within proximity of downtown Atlanta and all that the big city has to offer, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (the busiest airport in the U.S.), and numerous parks and recreational opportunities.

West Georgia is a thriving, progressive community — home to a vibrant arts scene with plentiful art galleries and festivals, a regional university, excellent public and private schools, and a strong local economy.

The area offers a wealth of cultural, recreational and tourist attractions to suit any taste. From theater to arts and crafts, golf to tennis, John Tanner State Park to McIntosh Reserve, you'll find it all here. Diverse activities include concerts (The Amp in Carrollton is pictured at right), community theater, community chorus, community band, children's theater, art exhibitions, a storytelling festival, violin classes, arts and crafts festivals and various music venues.

Education

There are a number of great schools, colleges and universities located in the west Georgia area. If you re new to the area, below is a list that you can explore for you and your family:

City and County School Systems

Colleges and Universities

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