Established in 1834, Marietta is a vibrant city that offers world-class amenities while preserving its important ties to the past. The City of Marietta is a unique blend of small-town values with big-city opportunities. Mariettans appreciate the past and are excited about the future.

Nestled just north of Atlanta and just south of the North Georgia Mountains, the City of Marietta, Georgia, offers visitors the charm of a small city along with a stimulating urban environment.

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A picture of the Marietta square after it was burned in the Civil War. The ruins in the background are of the old Marietta courthouse.

Court House

This photo provided by Marietta Museum of History

Line Drawing

Marietta has a beautiful and vibrant downtown square filled with restaurants, antique shops and the fun-filled Glover Park. As the county seat of Cobb County, Marietta offers her residents and visitors beautiful parks, quaint streets, Victorian homes and historic sites. Area shopping and progressive businesses are found here as well. Multiple local attractions, sporting events, festivals and industry provide visitors with many exciting things to do and business to conduct.



An early photo of the original General

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Westholme Publishing