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Welcome to Kennesaw ...

The city of Kennesaw is located in Cobb County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Kennesaw has a population of 34,344 people<1> (see below for details).

Kennesaw is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Kennesaw lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Kennesaw (for example, toward Piedmont (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Kennesaw is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<3>, (678) and (770).

The ZIP codes for Kennesaw: 30144, 30152<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kennesaw had a population of 29,783 people. This makes Kennesaw the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Kennesaw represents 0.31% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 29,783 people, the population of Kennesaw increased 37.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 21,675 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Kennesaw had an population of 34,344 people. This is an increase of 15.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 58.45% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Kennesaw.

Communities near Kennesaw ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpharetta   [Map]   65,799   E   18 miles [29 km]
Brookhaven   [Map]   53,518   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Canton   [Map]   27,936   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dunwoody   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Marietta   [Map]   61,048   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Milton   [Map]   38,924   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Kennesaw.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kennesaw. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kennesaw. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kennesaw.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Kennesaw:

Websites for Kennesaw ...

Official Website: www.kennesaw.ga.us/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kennesaw ...

Looking for more information about Kennesaw? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Kennesaw, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kennesaw.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kennesaw: www.kennesaw.ga.us/

The official website for Cobb County: www.cobbcounty.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kennesaw.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kennesaw - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Of the area codes for Kennesaw, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Kennesaw). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kennesaw or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Kennesaw. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kennesaw) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kennesaw. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kennesaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kennesaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0263, Longitude: -84.6179     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kennesaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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