Cobb County has had text-to-911 since Sept. 2015, a spokesman said, and has received nearly 1,300 texts to its call center in the years since.
Officials said Fulton County is in the process of implementing emergency texts for residents of its unincorporated area and the cities of South Fulton, Union City, Chattahoochee Hills, Fairburn and Palmetto.
The cities of Roswell, Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton and Sandy Springs all already offer the service, they said.
DeKalb officials said that county is also in the process of implementing text-to-911.
—Staff writers Arielle Kass, Meris Lutz and Tia Mitchell contributed to this article.
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