|The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
is one of twelve regional Reserve Banks in the United States that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System—the nation's central bank. Since its establishment by an act of Congress in 1913, the Federal Reserve System's primary role has been to foster a sound financial system and a healthy economy.
To advance this goal, the Atlanta Fed helps formulate monetary policy, supervises and regulates banks and bank holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government.
Through its six facilities in Atlanta, Jacksonville, Miami, Nashville, Birmingham, and New Orleans, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta serves the Sixth Federal Reserve District, which comprises Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.