Rockdale Medical Center
Population: 87,399 :: Service Area: 180,000
Located 25 miles east of Atlanta, Conyers is the best of the new South. It’s a small city close to the excitement of Atlanta with its own distinctive charm and gracious style. No matter what your tastes – from high-class to down-home – you’ll find Conyers has a great deal to offer.
Rockdale Medical Center (RMC), located 31 miles from Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport, is a 138-bed acute care hospital serving Rockdale County and the surrounding communities. The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission.
RMC’s team of caring and dedicated physicians and healthcare professionals provide quality medical care which includes these services: a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgical Services, Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, Women’s Resource Center, The Birth Place with a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Diagnostic Imaging, Diabetes Education, Home Health, Wound Healing Center with Hyperbaric Oxygen and Cardiovascular Services.
The city of Conyers is within easy driving distance of major cultural, recreational, and entertainment activities. The climate in the area has an average low of 32.7 degrees in January and a high of 90 degrees in July.
In addition to Rockdale Medical Center, major employers in Rockdale County include: Rockdale County Public School System, Acuity Brands Lighting Group, Hill-Phoenix Inc., Pratt Industries, Golden State Foods and Solo Cup Company.
Rockdale County features both public and private schools. Rockdale County Public Schools are focused on providing every student with the opportunity to reach his or her highest academic potential. The system is internationally accredited and many schools hold state and national achievement awards for academics, athletics, and fine arts.
Within a short distance are nationally-rated facilities of higher education including: The University of Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University, Morehouse College, Clayton State University, Georgia Perimeter College (Newton Campus) and Mercer University.
In 1996, Conyers hosted the Equestrian Events for the Summer Olympic Games held in Atlanta. For this, Conyers built the Georgia International Horse Park. Today, the Horse Park is a multi-purpose facility hosting events such as equestrian competitions, corporate meetings, mountain bike races, weddings, fairs, festivals and picnics. It also features a Cherokee Run, 7,000-yard, par-72 public golf course, designed by Arnold Palmer.
Other local places of interest you won’t want to miss are Olde Town Conyers, Monastery of The Holy Spirit, Veterans Memorial Park and Panola Mountain State Park.