Atlanta Area Information

Relocations to the NW Metro Atlanta market are never easy. Here you will find all manner of information about living in and around Marietta, Smyrna, Kennesaw, Acworth, Woodstock within Cobb and Cherokee Counties.

We love our area! We’ve chosen to live here and hope you will too. Our area doesn’t lack for things to do and fun to be had. We have great schools with a proven record of test scores above the national averages nationwide. We have the third largest university in the state in Kennesaw State University. We have every manner of services and shopping to cover just about every need known. We have great recreation in Six Flags over Georgia and White Water among others. We have great parkland with Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, Chattahoochee River Nature Park among others in our cities and counties. Through our excellent roads, we have three major interstates that afford you easy 3-5 hours drives for weekend jaunts to the North Georgia Mountains or Georgia Coast. Our area has a lot to offer. It is a great place to settle down and to pull up a rocking chair on the front porch and stay awhile.

Being so close to Atlanta brings a whole host of activities to fit almost every possible interest! From Professional Sports to College Sports to Attractions to Restaurants, Shopping, the Symphony, Museums, Opera, Theaters and Concerts.

Below you will find lists of likely services, governments, schools, transportation, tourism, parks and healthcare that you will need while living in the NW Metro Atlanta Area.

Local Governments:

Cobb County Government:
City of Marietta Government:
City of Smyrna Government:
City of Kennesaw Government:
City of Acworth Government
Cherokee County Government:
City of Woodstock Government:


Cobb County:
Cherokee County:
City of Marietta:

Colleges & Universities:

Kennesaw State University:
Life University:
Chattahoochee Technical College:

Tag Offices:

Cobb County:
Cherokee County:

Auto Emission Inspections:

State of Georgia:

Drivers License:

State of Georgia:

Major Highways:

Major Highways I-75, I-575, I-285, US 41 (Cobb Parkway), Barrett Parkway, East-West Connector, South Cobb Drive, Atlanta Road, Roswell Street/Road, Dallas Highway Click HERE for our local maps.
Georgia DOT Traffic Monitor:


Hartsfield-Jackson Airport:
McCollum Field to Cobb International :
Atlanta Transit:
Local Bus:
Atlanta City Train & Bus


For Cobb County:
For the City of Marietta:
For the City of Acworth:
White Water:
Six Flags over Georgia:
Kennesaw Mountain National Park:
Chattahoochee Nature Center:
Gone With the Wind Museum:
The Southern Museum:

Regional Tourism:

Atlanta Travel Guide:
Professional Sports:
Collegiate Sports:
Motor Sports:
Atlanta Attractions:
50 Fun Things to See & Do:
Stone Mountain Park:
Explore Georgia:
Georgia’s State Parks:


North Georgia Parks & Trails:
Cobb County:
Cherokee County:
City of Marietta:
City of Smyrna:
City of Kennesaw:
City of Acworth:

Convention Centers:

Cobb Galleria Centre:
Cobb Civic Center:

Chambers of Commerce:

Cobb County:
Cherokee County:


Wellstar Kennestone Hospital:
Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital:
Wellstar Cobb Hospital:
Northside Hospital- Cherokee:

Major Employers:

Home Depot:
Delta Airlines:
Southern Co.:
Genuine Parts:
Georgia Pacific:
The Weather Channel:
Dobbins AFRB: