East Cobb & Marietta

History, Beauty, and Top Rated Schools
History, Beauty, and Top Rated Schools
Together, East Cobb and the city of Marietta make up a popular, thriving area in the heart of Cobb County. Located Northeast of the Atlanta metro and close to many points of interest, East Cobb and Marietta offer numerous shopping, dining and leisure options and are close to the I-75 and I-285 interstates. Though East Cobb is not incorporated, its proximity to Marietta and abundance of beautiful neighborhoods sustain its appeal. The combined population living in East Cobb and Marietta is more than 200,000 happy residents. Marietta is truly a history buff’s paradise, thanks to the number of museums and historic points of interest. The Gone with the Wind Museum, paying homage to one of the best-loved stories of the South, as well as the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, the Marietta Fire Museum and the Old Zion Church Heritage Museum, are all worth a visit and are part of Marietta’s lively downtown, known for “six museums, one square.” Marietta offers plenty of greenspace, including the popular Elizabeth Porter Park with its summer “sprayground,” Gnatt Park and Glover Park. Or, take the short drive to East Cobb and enjoy Mabry Park, with more than 26 acres of natural beauty, historic Hyde Farm, the Wright Environmental Education Center, plus many others. Marietta and East Cobb are a quick enough drive to downtown Atlanta to satisfy any shopper, but for an even closer opportunity to enjoy retail therapy, try the Avenue at East Cobb, featuring popular retailers such as Banana Republic and Sephora. Visit the Marietta Square or Kennesaw Farmers Markets for local goodies, crafts and fresh produce, and make plans to attend one of  many seasonal events in this area — the Glover Park Concert Series, Marietta StreetFest and Art in the Park are just a few fun festivals locals enjoy throughout the year. Regarding architectural styles, you’re sure to find your personal favorite in either East Cobb or Marietta. Everything from prairie to Greek Revival to craftsman exists in the many neighborhoods and subdivisions, so take your time while looking and soak in the beauty of these homes. While East Cobb and Marietta are known for being upscale zip codes, there are still plenty of affordable housing options as more people decide to make these communities home.
Marietta/East Cobb Schools
Preschools:
  • The Goddard School of Marietta (East Cobb)
  • Parker-Chase Preschool of East Cobb – Johnson Ferry
  • JAC Daycare and Preschool Javits Academy Center
  • Kids’ Zone Daycare & Learning Center
  • Primrose School at East Lake
Public Schools:
  • Hickory Hills Elementary School
  • Sope Creek Elementary School
  • Garrison Mill Middle School
  • Lassiter High School
  • Walton High School
Private Schools:
  • Johnson Ferry Christian Academy
  • Richards Christian Academy
  • Eastside Christian School
  • The Wood Acres School
  • Mt. Bethel Christian Academy
Annual Events
  • Cobb County Rodeo
  • Taste of Marietta
  • Art in the Park
  • HarvestFest
  • Glover Park Concert Series
Parks/Recreation
  • Glover Park Concert Series
  • Fullers Park Recreation Center
  • Mount Bethel Park
  • Terrell Mill Park
  • Whitaker Park
Golf Courses
  • Indian Hills Country Club
  • Atlanta Country Club – Private Country Club
  • City Club Marietta
  • Legacy Golf Links & Driving Range
  • Steel Canyon Golf Club
Hotels
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Atlanta Marietta
  • Home2 Suites by Hilton Atlanta Marietta
  • Hampton Inn and Suites Atlanta/Marietta
Neighborhoods
  • Chestnut Creek
  • Windsor Oaks
  • Highland Pointe
Shopping & Dining
  • Avenue East Cobb
  • East Cobb Crossing Shopping Center
  • Merchant’s Walk
  • The Market Plaza Shopping Center
  • Woodlawn Square Shopping Center
marietta square

AREA Highlights

  • Gone with the Wind Museum
  • Marietta Square Market
  • Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art
  • Marietta Streetfest & Art in the Park
  • Marietta Chalkfest
  • Top Rated School System
  • Extensive Parks & Rec Programs

AREA Links

MariettaGA.gov
Cobbk12.org

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