About our area
Quiet, close-knit neighborhoods, exciting nightlife, an active recreation and arts scene, top-flight public and private schools, ample outdoors opportunities and more — all these make west Georgia so attractive to medical professionals.
The region features excellent public and private school systems, a large state university and state technical school, a robust artisan and agritourism industry, an active sports scene and more — all within a short distance of downtown Atlanta and Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The region also offers a thriving arts scene, a robust agritourism industry and active nightlife.
Convenient to major metropolitan areas while maintaining rural charm, Tanner Health System is an attractive option for candidates in a host of job categories. Our location offers affordable housing options, ample parks and more.
What’s it like living in our region?
Carrollton is home to the region’s first hospital. It offers highly-regarded city school systems, a university and technical college, historic downtown with restaurants and an open-air amphitheater, several performing arts centers and the Carrollton GreenBelt, a sprawling 20-mile shared-use recreational loop.
Villa Rica, GA
Villa Rica — the “City of Gold” — is a growing suburb straddling Interstate 20. Head downtown for dinner at the Cajun bistro, enjoy antiquing or take in the jazz festival at the downtown amphitheater. From restaurants to shopping to outdoor recreation, Villa Rica lets you be as active as you like.
Bremen is a bustling city along Interstate 20, midway between Atlanta and Birmingham, and the largest city in Haralson County. Bremen offers an independent school district, local shops, restaurants and concert venues.
Wedowee, Alabama, is a close-knit lake-front community perfect for those with a fondness for the outdoors. Lake Wedowee is a 10,000-acre lake with miles of shoreline, perfect for loading the family in the motorboat and heading across the water for dinner at the marina.
Our region is served by several esteemed school systems and post-secondary institutions, including:
Things to do
New to west Georgia and east Alabama? No worries — we’ve tons of opportunities to keep you engaged off the clock.
John Tanner Park
The lake and beach of John Tanner Park — named for the son of Tanner Health System’s namesake — have lured west Georgia residents for decades. With a campground, walking path, paddle boats, group shelters and more, John Tanner Park offers tons of passive, relaxing asides for residents throughout the region.
McIntosh Reserve Park
Lace up your hiking boots! Nestled along the Chattahoochee River, McIntosh Park offers primitive camping, hiking and more.
Carrollton Cultural Arts Center
Art shows, live plays, live music and more — all at Carrollton’s Cultural Arts Center!
Sweetwater Creek State Park
Built around a textile mill and village burned during the Civil War, Sweetwater Creek State Park offers a reservoir with boats and canoes to rent, hiking trails, a history center, ruins and more.
Our region is minutes away from Atlanta — and we offer discounts and ticket promotions for many of the city’s best sports and cultural venues!
Boat, ski and lounge on miles of shoreline with this unique manmade lake.
Want more to do outdoors? West Georgia is home to the Carrollton GreenBelt, an 18+mile multi-use recreational paved loop trail — one of the longest in Georgia!