Atlanta Bites: City Ranked No. 1 For Mosquito Bites

5/19/2014

Atlanta is at the top of the list when it comes to mosquitoes. Pest control company recently released their list of the Top 20 Mosquito Cities. They looked at the cities where they perform the most mosquito control treatments.

Here are the top 20 mosquito cities:

  1. Atlanta 
  2. Chicago
  3. Washington, DC
  4. Detroit
  5. Raleigh-Durham
  6. Boston
  7. Houston
  8. Nashville
  9. Charlotte
  10. Dallas-Fort Worth
  11. Richmond-Petersburg
  12. Miami-Fort Lauderdale
  13. Grand Rapids-Kalamazoo-Battle Creek
  14. Memphis
  15. Columbus, OH
  16. Cleveland-Akron
  17. Huntsville-Decatur, AL
  18. Minneapolis-St. Paul
  19. Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News
  20. Albany-Schenectady-Troy

Experts say June, July and August are the months mosquitoes are the most active due to warmer temperatures. The pests are known to transmit West Nile virus and other illnesses in humans and heartworm disease in pets. We recommends you apply insect repellent before going outside, wear long sleeves and pants outside, empty standing water from containers and clean gutters regularly. Copyright 2014 WGCL-TV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved. For additional information please see TuxedoMosquitoContol.com

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