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1 - 15 of 17 storage facilities near Athens, GA
Flex Storage - Bogart - 1741 Atlanta Highway
SpareBox Storage - Athens - 185 South Milledge Drive
Flex Storage - Watkinsville SouthWatkinsville GA 306777.2 miles away
Extra Space Storage - Athens - Atlanta Hwy - 101 Huntington Court
Midgard Self Storage AthensGA - 4025 Lexington Road
Athens Lock Storage - 1629 Danielsville Road
Top Dog Storage - East - 2970 Lexington Rd
USA Storage Centers - Statham - 370 Sunset Drive
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Quick Athens, GA Moving Guide

Famous for being the home of the world-class University of Georgia, Athens, GA, is a blossoming city of culture nestled in the heart of the American South. Also known as 'the Classic City,' Athens is often considered a college town, with a younger median population. But don't let that fool you.

Athens is a phenomenal place to raise a family, too, and is a city that's bursting with opportunities and growth potential. It's a creative city steeped in history and one that has something for everyone, whether you want to catch a show, get some fresh air on the Firefly Trail or cheer on the Dawgs at Sanford Stadium (if you can manage to get tickets, of course!).

One of the Best Places to Live in Georgia

While Athens is most famous for UGA, there's more to the Classic City than a simple college town. Athens is a diverse, beautiful city that provides a wealth of cultural stimulation. It's home to the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, and if you enjoy putting on your hiking boots and getting away from city life, there are several excellent trails around and just outside Athens. Ben Burton Park, Kingswood South Trailhead, and Firefly Trail are just a few local favorites.

Artistic types and city-dwellers will fall in love with the wealth of galleries, museums, and art events around town. There are some fabulous breweries, restaurants, food trucks, bars, and cafes in Athens, making it heaven on earth for local food mavens. Then there's Athens' incomparable nightlife. Bars, nightclubs, and music venues abound in the city, which coupled with UGA's top status as one of the top public universities in the U.S, draws so many young adults to its city limits.

College students and recent grads needing to stow belongings between semesters can rely on the many affordable storage units in Athens, GA. With storage facilities offering everything from car storage to drive-up access, and climate-controlled storage, these rentals are a terrific option for keeping your stuff safe while you head home for the summer or indulge in a little globetrotting.

Athens, GA is Pro-Business and Great for Entrepreneurs

Georgia regularly appears on lists for the best business states in the U.S., thanks to factors like its strong state economy, infrastructure, and ready access to capital. Athens offers a variety of exciting industries and business opportunities if you're looking to take the next step in your career or business. Even though the University of Georgia is a major employer in town, there are plenty of opportunities in biotechnology, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and even the music industry.

The Top Neighborhoods to Live in Athens, GA

Ready to plan your move? These are the best neighborhoods in Athens, GA.

Five Points

Full of historic homes and dotted with small independent businesses, Five Points is a charming neighborhood that offers a quiet lifestyle and elegant tree-lined streets. It's a walkable area full of local amenities like boutique shops, restaurants, and grocery stores. The schools in the area are well-rated, making Five Points one of the top picks in Athens for families.


Anyone who prefers to be in the midst of the action will adore the hustle and bustle of living in Downtown Athens. Everything the Classic City has to offer is right at your fingertips, from the city's mouthwatering eateries to exciting concert venues, theaters, and UGA itself. It's the ideal spot if you're a student living off campus or a young professional with an active social life.

Frequently asked questions

Can I access my storage unit in Athens, GA after office hours?

A lot of storage facilities in Athens, GA do allow you to access your unit after the office closes, but you can check a facility's access hours by looking at their listing on Sparefoot or calling the office. You can also narrow down your search to just storage facilities with 24 hour access by applying the filter above.

What does a 5x5 storage unit look like in Athens, GA?

A 5x5 storage unit is comparable in size to a small walk-in closet or walk-in pantry. Most storage units in Athens have 8 foot ceilings, so a 5x5 unit has a total of 200 cubic feet of storage.

Can I get a storage unit in Athens without buying insurance?

Most storage facilities in Athens, GA do require you to have insurance when you rent a storage unit. Most homeowner's or renter's insurance will cover storage units, and facilities accept this as proof of insurance. If you don't already have insurance, you will likely be required to buy insurance from the facility.

What fits in a 10x20 storage unit in Athens, GA?

The contents of a 3 to 4 bedroom house will fit into a 10x20 storage unit. It's about the size of a one-car garage with 8 foot ceilings, creating 1,600 cubic feet of storage space. Because of this, 10x20 storage units are recommended if you need to store a car, SUV or truck.

How big are storage spaces in Athens, GA?

Many storage facilities in Athens, GA have large storage units as big as 10x30, which is 300 square feet of storage space. Because storage units have 8 foot ceilings, this gives you a total of 2,400 cubic feet of storage, meaning you can stack boxes and furniture to fill the entire unit.

How much do storage units cost in Athens, Georgia?

The biggest factor when it comes to the cost of storage units in Athens, Georgia is unit size. Larger storage units. like 10x10 and bigger, will generally cost more than smaller storage units, which range from 5x5 to 5x10 in size. Other factors that can increase self-storage prices include the storage unit amenities and special features. Self-storage facilities in Athens, Georgia that offer additional amenities like indoor climate control, 24-hour storage access, extra security features, and added conveniences like first floor storage options and elevators tend to be more expensive than storage facilities that offer basic services.

No matter what your storage needs are, you can easily find a cheap storage unit in Athens, Georgia. Compare the available facilities on SpareFoot and filter by preferred storage amenities and features.

Find online move-in rates and specials like first month half off and first month FREE at select Athens storage facilities. Below are the average monthly storage unit prices in Athens, Georgia for the most common storage unit sizes.

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
5 x 5$72.52$30.00
5 x 10$89.85$33.00
10 x 10$112.01$51.00
10 x 15$167.81$93.00
10 x 20$173.39$55.00

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Athens, Georgia over the past 180 days is $99.59.

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Athens Self-Storage: At A Glance

Does Athens student population affect self-storage prices?

Colleges and universities located in or nearby Athens include University of Georgia. College students often need self-storage during summer and winter breaks and can drive prices up during these seasons.

How does seasonality affect Athens self-storage prices?

Storage prices in Athens tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices can vary by about $87 monthly depending on the time of year. Athens self-storage prices are highest inJanuary, and lowest in December.

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