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Welcome to Marietta ...

The city of Marietta is located in Cobb County<1> and is the County Seat for Cobb County.

Marietta was established in 1834.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Marietta has a population of 60,807 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Marietta is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Marietta and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area Codes for Marietta: (470)<4>, (678) and (770)

The ZIP codes for Marietta: 30006-30008, 30060-30069, 30090<5>

Websites for Marietta ...

Official Website:

Junior League:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Marietta had an population of 60,807 people. This is an increase of 7.47% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marietta had a population of 56,579 people (which is 8.22% of the total population of Cobb County). This makes Marietta the county's most populous community.

The population of Marietta represents 0.58% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.

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

Communities Also Named Marietta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 23 communities that are also named Marietta - they are located in Alabama, Florida (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Marietta.

Communities near Marietta ...

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

  • Atlanta
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Roswell
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Alpharetta
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Brookhaven
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Brookhaven is located in DeKalb County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Brookhaven
  • Dunwoody West
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Dunwoody West is located in DeKalb County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Dunwoody West
  • Peachtree Corners
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Milton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • East Point
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Kennesaw
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Kennesaw is located in Cobb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,712 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Kennesaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennesaw <6>
  • Kennesaw Acres
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Kennesaw Acres is located in Cobb County
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,077 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw Acres
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Kennesaw Acres

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 Marietta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Marietta.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Marietta. 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 Marietta.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Marietta. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Marietta.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marietta ...

Looking for more information about Marietta? 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 Marietta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Marietta.

Adding Marietta to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Marietta 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 Marietta was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1834.

We also found Marietta in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Marietta.

The official website for Marietta:

The official website for Cobb County:

The official website for State of Georgia:

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Marietta.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marietta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Marietta, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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 Marietta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Marietta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Marietta includes: 30006, 30007, 30060, 30061, 30062, 30063, 30064, 30065, 30066, 30067, 30068 & 30069.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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