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Marietta, Georgia

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Welcome to Marietta ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Marietta has a population of 60,941 people<1> (see below for details).

Marietta was established in 1834.

The community of Marietta is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

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

The ZIP codes for Marietta: 30006-30008, 30060-30069, 30090<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marietta had a population of 56,579 people (or 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.

With a 2010 count of 56,579 people, the population of Marietta decreased 3.69% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 58,748 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Marietta had an population of 60,941 people. This is an increase of 7.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.73% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Marietta ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Marietta and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2016
Alpharetta   [Map]   65,338   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Atlanta   [Map]   472,522   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brookhaven   [Map]   52,444   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dunwoody   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
East Point   [Map]   35,471   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kennesaw   [Map]   33,627   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Marietta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

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 Marietta. 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 Marietta. 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 Marietta. Our list includes 17 papers.

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

Websites for Marietta ...

Official Website:
Junior League:

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Marietta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Marietta.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Marietta. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>Of the area codes for Marietta, area code (470, 678) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Marietta.

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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 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.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Marietta. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Marietta) 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 Marietta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Marietta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marietta. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9532, Longitude: -84.5420     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Marietta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Marietta.