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The Northern District of Georgia was established by Congress in 1849 and consists of forty-six counties (14,258 square miles) in the northwestern part of the state. The district, which includes the Atlanta metropolitan area, has four divisions: Atlanta, Gainesville, Newnan and Rome. There are eleven authorized active judgeships. The Court is also served by eight senior judges and nine full-time magistrate judges.
June 4, 2013, Effective Immediately, Due To The Continuing Vacancies On The Court, Judge Harold L. Murphy Will Be Accepting Assignment Of Atlanta Cases.