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Welcome to Kennesaw ...
The location of Kennesaw has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Kennesaw, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1855.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Kennesaw has a population of 34,134 people<3> (see below for details).
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) and (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 total 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.
Communities near Kennesaw ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kennesaw.
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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Kennesaw was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1855.
We also found Kennesaw in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Kennesaw.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023