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Welcome to Kennesaw ...

The city of Kennesaw is located in Cobb County<1>.

The location of Kennesaw has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kennesaw has a population of 34,134 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Kennesaw.

Kennesaw is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<4>.

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).

Telephone area codes for Kennesaw: (470)<5>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP codes for Kennesaw: 30144, 30152<6>

Websites for Kennesaw ...

Official Website: www.kennesaw.ga.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kennesaw had an population of 34,134 people. This is an increase of 14.61% since the 2010 Census.

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

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

Adding Kennesaw to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kennesaw in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Kennesaw was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kennesaw on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Kennesaw ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kennesaw.

  • Roswell [Fulton County]
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    • Roswell [Fulton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Kennesaw
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,434 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roswell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roswell<8>
  • Alpharetta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpharetta
    • Alpharetta [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Kennesaw
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,897 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpharetta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpharetta<8>
  • Marietta [Cobb County]
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    • Marietta [Cobb County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Kennesaw
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,786 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<8>
  • Smyrna [Cobb County]
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    • Smyrna [Cobb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Kennesaw
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookhaven [DeKalb County]
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      • Brookhaven [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Kennesaw
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
      • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the east of Kennesaw
      • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunwoody West
    • Milton [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Fulton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Kennesaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<8>
    • Woodstock [Cherokee County]
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      • Woodstock [Cherokee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Kennesaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,625 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<8>
    • Canton [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
      • Canton [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Kennesaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,347 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<8>
    • Cartersville [Bartow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cartersville
      • Cartersville [Bartow County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Kennesaw
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cartersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cartersville<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kennesaw. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kennesaw.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Kennesaw.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kennesaw. See our Newspapers Page for Kennesaw.

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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Cobb County

About Georgia

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: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Cobb, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kennesaw.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kennesaw - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Kennesaw, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>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).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KennesawOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kennesaw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0263, Longitude: -84.6179       In this case, the coordinates for Kennesaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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