Marietta is graced with an historic town square, five National Register Historic Districts, a dramatic mountain backdrop, and just enough mileage between it and Atlanta to give it the small town feel with the vibrancy of an urban environment. Just northwest of Atlanta, this county seat of Cobb County is rich in arts and culture, Civil War history and heritage. The Marietta Trolley offers one-hour, fully-narrated tours from Antebellum Square, past grand Antebellum homes, to the battlefields at Kennesaw Mountain. The Root House Museum, and the Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum.
Kennesaw's residents enjoy the city as a great place to live, learn, work and play. The City’s combination of small town charm and big city amenities provides access toexcellent educational resources, first-rate parks, greenspaces, public buildings, and athletic facilities, high quality and affordable recreation programs and safe, well-maintained neighborhoods and central business district. Attractions include the Smithsonian affiliated Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, Smith-Gilbert Gardens, and improved public areas and renovated buildings with delightfully eclectic shops and restaurants.
Smyrna is located about 10 miles northwest of Atlanta. With visionary leadership and strong community spirit, Smyrna has become one of the most popular places to reside in the metro-Atlanta area. Downtown Smyrna is home to the Village Green, which is where the Community Center, the library, and arboretum reside. It is a focal point where people come together. The Market Village is the heart of downtown and its "social center" of Smyrna and sits adjacent to the "Village Green." The 20th Century Veterans Memorial rests between the Village Green and the Market Village.
Powder Springs boasts an excellent school system, high quality parks, trails, and recreational facilities, a senior center, a historic downtown, annual community events, and direct access to the popular Silver Comet Trail. Powder Springs also features a variety of volunteer groups and churches that create extremely positive leadership experiences for both youth and adults. Local organizations, great leadership, and community spirit are what make Powder Springs such a unique community to live and do business in.
Admirers of arts are drawn to Mableton and the intimate Mable House Barnes Amphitheater. Located on the south side of Cobb County, Georgia, the Mableton community includes over 30,000 residents and 20 square miles. The historic Mable House, ancestral home of the Mable family, is an example of a plantation plain house constructed in 1843. It sits on the remaining 16 acres of the original 400+ acre farm. Mableton continues to gain popularity due to its proximity to Interstate 285, Vinings, Buckhead, and Downtown Atlanta.