During the Civil War, Kennesaw was the staging ground for the Great Locomotive Chase on April 12, 1862. Its population exceeds 32,000. Over 740,000 reside in Cobb County, Georgia's fourth-most populous county. In Kennesaw, the estimated median household income in 2013 was $61,335. The estimated median home value in 2013 was $147,148. Kennesaw includes the zip code 30144.
Kennesaw Mountain is located southeast of the city limits in the battlefield park. Its summit is the highest point in the Atlanta metro area, at an elevation of 1,808 feet above sea level. The city was renamed for the mountain.
In 2007, Kennesaw, Georgia was selected by Family Circle magazine as one of the nation's "10 best towns for families". In 2009 Newsmax magazine listed the city among the "Top 25 Most Uniquely American Cities and Towns". The city is also known for its mandatory gun-possession ordinance.
As the second largest school system in Georgia, the Cobb County School District is responsible for educating more than 112,000 students. Fifty-six of the 112 schools in the county system are Georgia Schools of Excellence, and 22 are National Blue Ribbon Schools. Cobb County high schools serving Kennesaw include Harrison, Kell, Kennesaw Mountain and North Cobb. There are 6 Elementary schools and 5 Middle Schools also serving Kennesaw students.
On January 6, 2015, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the consolidation of Kennesaw State and Southern Polytechnic State University. The new KSU features over 140 degree programs including nationally ranked degrees in business, engineering and first-year programs, as well as premier teaching, nursing, architecture, science and math programs.
Located about 35 minutes northwest of Atlanta, Kennesaw is easy accessible from Interstate 75 and 575, U.S. Highway 41 and many state routes.
CobbLic is the new name for buses and other transit services provided by Cobb County. New routes and 35 new WiFi-equipped buses serve the residents of Cobb on a daily basis.
Cobb County International Airport - McCollum Field is a major general aviation reliever airport for Hartsfield-Jackson. Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport is about thirty minutes south of Kennesaw, GA.
Kennesaw, GA as part of Cobb County consistently ranks lower in unemployment than the state average. The area's top employers include The Home Depot, Cobb County Schools, WellStar Health Systems, Lockheed Martin, Cobb County Government, Publix Super Markets and Dobbins Air Force Base.
Cobb County Healthcare
The region supports four large hospitals. The largest is WellStar Kennestone Hospital, one of only four designated trauma centers in metro Atlanta. The system's emergency center is the second busiest in Georgia.
The city's combination of small town charm, a great location in northern Cobb County, and plenty of parks, green spaces and cultural facilities, offers an outstanding quality of life for individuals and families.
Visit Smith-Gilbert Gardens or take in the downtown attractions around Depot Park and learn about Civil War history at the Smithsonian affiliated Southern Museum. Pack a picnic lunch and head to Swift-Cantrell Park, watch the skateboarders on the Street League certified plaza and in the bowl and flow course, and don't forget to let Rover run in the dog park. And Kennesaw has a well earned reputation for putting on the best festivals in the area, including the annual Big Shanty Arts & Crafts Festival and the Pigs & Peaches BBQ Festival.
Kennesaw Battlefield Park preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign, and also contains Kennesaw Mountain.
Diverse community and cultural opportunities are provided by clubs and civic organizations in the city including Rotary, Optimists and Lions; as well as service leagues and numerous non-profit organizations.
Rich in Civil War era history and Southern tradition, Downtown Kennesaw, a Preserve America community, offers "old town" charm and southern hospitality. With its brick walkways, antique and specialty shops, restaurants, and small town allure, visitors will immediately sense downtown Kennesaw's commitment to community pride and historical heritage. Moreover, downtown Kennesaw's "walking-friendly" size, new streetscapes, and added parking, offer visitors and residents easy access to additional nearby attractions and city amenities, like Swift-Cantrell Park, Adams Park, and The Kennesaw Welcome Center-known as The Depot, because the 1908 building is a restored Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway Station.
The Depot is a part of a walking tour that includes several antebellum structures tucked around new cluster home communities and revitalized turn-of-the-century office structures.
Also located in downtown Kennesaw is the newly expanded Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History.
Kennesaw, Georgia offers several new and established residential communities with and without amenities. Single Family Home prices in Kennesaw range from under $100,000 to luxury homes over $1,000,000. A wide variety of Condos and Townhomes are also for sale in Kennesaw.
Kennesaw, GA Neighborhoods and Subdivisions under $200K
Abington Green, Annandale at Legacy Park, Arden Trace, Arranmore, Ashwood, Autumn Woods, Baker Station, Bells Ferry Crossing, Bells Ferry Landing, Bells Ferry Station, Bent Creek, Big Shanty Hills, Blackjack Estates, Blue Springs, Blue Springs Station, Booth Crossing, Brentwood City, Bristol Woods, Brittany Chase, Brookhaven, Burnt Hickory Hills, Burrell, Butler Creek, Butler Ridge, Calumet West, Calumet Woods, Cambridge Grove, Canterbury Hills, Canterbury West, Carmen Heights, Carrie Farms, Cedar Lake, Cedar Crest, Chandler Ridge, Chanticleer, Chastain Lakes, Cherokee Ridge, Clubside, Clifton Downs, Cloister at Bells Ferry, Cobb North, College Park, College Place, Country Creek, Country Mill, Country Plantation, Countryside, Cove at Mountain View, Creek Wood, Creekside, Cripple Creek, Cripple Creek Yorktowne, Deerfield, Douglas Lane, Dover Downs, Due West Station, Durham Estates, East Emerald, East Emerald Chase, Emerald Oaks, English Oaks, Fairfax, Fairway Estates, Fairways of Pinetree, Falcon Hills, Farmbrook, Freeman Hills, Giles Crossing, Gillgale Ridge, Glenhaven, Glenlake, Glenstone, Hadaway Estates, Hadaway Place, Hadaway Pointe, Hamilton Trace, Hartford Lakes, Haynes Mill, Heritage Club, Heritage Park, Highcroft, Hillsborough Chase, Hillmont, Highcroft, Ivey Park, Jiles Cover, Kennesaw Acres, Kennesaw Heights, Kennesaw Springs, Kennesaw Woodland Acres, Kentmere Legacy Park, Kettle Creek, King Estates, Kings Crossing, Kristen Lake, Lake Latimer, Lake Mist, Lakeside Hills, Lakeview Heights, Landings at Kennesaw, Latimer Cove, Legacy Park, Liberty Commons, Lincoln, Lullwater, Lullwater at Legacy Park, Lydia Heights, Maggie Valley, Marleigh Farms, Mcphail, Mountain Park, Mountain View, Mountain View The Glens, North Bridge Trace, North Cobb, North Indian Springs, Northwind, Nowlin Woods, Oak Ridge, Oakhill, Oaks Plantation, Olde Royal Park, Olde Town Square, Owens Meadow, Park at Bells Ferry, Park at Brookhaven, Parkwood, Pine Hills, Pine Hill Point, Pine Mountain Acres, Pine Mountain Meadows, Pinetree Country Club, Princeton Ridge, Red Rock Hills, Ridenour, Rolling Oaks, Senoa, Shallowford Hills, Shallowford Village, Shillings Chase, Shillings Chase Court, Shillings Park, Shillingwood, Shiloh Hills, Shiloh Ridge, Shiloh Valley, Shiloh West, Signal Point, Stilesboro, Stoney Acres, Strawberry Bank, Summerbrooke, Tamarack Falls, Tara, The Woodlands, Tower Grove, Towne Manor, Twin Creek, Valley North, Vicky Estates, Village at Pine Mountain, Waterdance, Waverly, Westcliffe, West Mill Place, Westover, West Pointe, Wetherbyrne Woods, White Oak Landing, Winchester Forest, Winchester Park, Windsor Glen, Winship Farms, Winship Park, Winterset, Wood Park, Woodland Acres, Wooten Lake Station, Wrens Ridge, Yonah Valley Estates, Yorktown
Kennesaw, GA Neighborhoods and Subdivisions under $300K
Arden Lake, Barksdale, Barrett Knoll, Brentview, Brentview Place, Burnt Hickory, Burnt Hickory Farms, Burnt Hickory Registry, Chastain Lakes, Chastain Manor, Chelsea Place, Countryside Estates, Devon Park, Dunmovin, Duvall Court, Durham Heritage Estates, Edgewater East, Farmbrook Village, Glens at Mountain View, Greenhaven, Greyfield North, Greysen Manor, Hawkins Green, Hamilton Township, Harrison Ridge, Hedgerose, Heritage at Lake Latimer, Historic Kennesaw, Hunt Club, Hunters Green, Karington, Kentwater, Kings Row, Lakes Stonegate, Legacy Park, Lexington Place, Lexington West, Lost Mountain Trace, Madison In Legacy Park, Millstone at Walnut Creek, Mountain Park, Olde England Lake, Old Hickory Bluffs, Olmsted, Olmsted at Legacy Park, Orchard Park, Orchard Park North, Out Post Hill, Overlook at Marietta Country Club, Palisades Legacy Park, Parkview at Barrett Greene, Pine Mountain Springs, Pine Terrace Estates, Pinetree Country Club Estates, Preserve at Falcon Hills, Remington Ridge, Richardson Farm, Shady Oaks, St Ives, Stone Pointe, Summer Stream, Summit Chase East, Tamarack Falls, The Enclaves, The Glens at Mountain View, The Oaks of Kennesaw, The Park at Brookhaven, The Reserve at Mountain Oaks, Treymoore, Valley North, Village at Cobblestone, Walkers Ridge North, West Chimney Manor, Whispering Lake, White Oak Landing, Winship Farms
Kennesaw, GA Neighborhoods and Subdivisions under $500K
Amberwood Creek, Arlington Pointe, Autumn Woods, Barrett Greene, Beckford Place, Belleterre, Brigade Estates, Butler Creek, Callaway, Canterbury Estates, Carriage Gates, Chastain Cove, Chastain Lakes, Cooks Farm, Countryside, Countryside Estates, Davis Farm, Durham's Heritage Estates, Enclave at Hidden Hills, Estates at Hamilton Township, Falcon Hills, Foxwerthem, Gresham Ridge, Greyfield North, Greyson Manor, Hadaway Estates, Hadaway Gardens, Hadaway Pointe, Hamilton Country Estates, Hamilton Creek, Hamilton Township, Hampton Crest, Hawkins Green, Hedgerose, Hickory Springs, Kentwater, Kenyon Farms, Lakes of Stonegate, Legacy Park, Lost Creek, Madison Falls, Millstone at Walnut Creek, Mountain Park, Oak Mountain Farms, Old Hickory Bluffs, Olde England Lake, Olde Ivey, Overlook at Marietta Country Club, Palisades, Parkview at Barrett, Pine Mountain Estates, Pinetree Country Club Estates, Preserve at Falcon Hills, Remington Ridge, Richardson Farm, Ridenour, Rolling Oaks, Saddlebrook Farms, Shiloh Valley, Shiloh Valley at Rockridge, Signal Point, Southdown Farm, Stilesboro Ridge, Stilesboro Trace, Stone Lake, Stone Pointe, Summer Stream, Summerbrooke, Tamarack Falls, The Reserve at Mountain Oak, The Village at Cobblestone, Treymoore, Walkers Ridge North, West Chimney Manor, Westport, Wetherbyrne Woods, Whispering Lake, Willow Chase, Winship Farms, Winterfield Court, Winterthur, Woodbridge at Hamilton Lake
Kennesaw, GA Neighborhoods and Subdivisions between $500K and $1 Million
Barrett Greene, Brigade Estates, Burnt Hickory Estates, Burnt Hickory Registry, Canterbury Estates, Carriage Gates, Cooks Farm, Countryside, Davis Farm, Edgeboro Park, Enclave at Hadaway, Enclave at Pinetree, Estates at Hamilton Township, Estates at Hedgerose, Ferguson Manor, Foxwerthe, Freys Farm, Gates of Marietta Country Club, Gresham Ridge, Hamilton Creek, Hamilton Manor, Heather Valley Estates, Hedgerose, Hickory Springs, Highlands at Hamilton Township, Lake Latimer, Laurel Place, Legacy Park, Legacy Park Palisades, Lost Creek, Oak Grove, Old Abbey Pond, Orchard Hills West, Overlook at Marietta Country Club, Paper Chase Farm, Parkside at Old Mountain, Pinetree Country Club, Preserve at Creekside, Ridenour, Saddlebrook Farms, Southdown Farm, The Enclave at Pinetree Country Club, The Park at Kirk Farms, The Pointe at Kirk Farms, The Reserve, The Reserve at Mountain Oaks, Wedgewood at Pinetree Club, West Park, Westpark, Woodbridge at Hamilton Lake
Kennesaw, GA Neighborhoods and Subdivisions over $1 Million
Enclave at Hadaway, Freys Farm, Heather Valley Estates, Marietta Country Club, Paper Chase Farm, Parkside at Old Mountain, Queens Gate, Saddlebrook Farms, The Reserve
Kennesaw, GA Townhomes and Condos under $300,000
Arbor Green, Baker Heights, Barrett Lakes, Battle View, BluenSprings Station, Brookhaven of East Cobb, Cedar Lake, Chastain Park, Concorde Row at Ridenour, Country Club Place, Cove at Mountain View, Cyrus Creek, Dominion at Kennesaw, Duvall Place, Ellison Lakes Townhomes, Fairway Estates, Heritage Park, Kennesaw Battle, Kennesaw Station, Kennesaw Trace, Kennesaw Woods, Kennesborough Square, Landings at Kennesaw Mountain, Lake Mist, Lakeview Townhomes, Madison Glen, Mountain View, Olde Royal Regency, Olde Town Square, Overlook at Ellison Lake, Pinetree Fairways, Pinetree Country Club, Ridenour, Ridenour Ridge, Shiloh Plantation, Shiloh Ridge, Stonebrooke Village, The Cove at Mountain View, The View at Shiloh Ridge, The Villas, Touchstone at Ridenour, Town View, Townhomes at Barrett Walk, Townpark Village, Townpark Village Townhomes, Village at Fullers Chase, Villas at Barrett Lake, Vineyards of Kennesaw, Waterside at Ellison Lakes, Willow Grove, Whispering Lake
Kennesaw, GA Townhomes and Condos over $300,000
Arbor Green, Brookhaven of East Cobb, Madison Glen, Overlook at Marietta Country Club, Stonebrooke Village, Townpark Village, Village at Fullers Chase, Villas at Barrett Lake, Whispering Lake, Winterfield Court
Kennesaw in Cobb County is a family friendly city known for great schools. Our Kennesaw real estate experts will help you find the right neighborhood for you and your family - whether it is new construction or a pre-owned home, in a country club or gated community, with water, golf, tennis, or views.
City of Kennesaw: http://www.kennesaw-ga.gov/
Cobb County: https://cobbcounty.org/
Driver's License: http://www.dds.ga.gov/
Voter Registration: https://www.mvp.sos.ga.gov/MVP/mvp.do
Tag & Property Tax: https://www.cobbtax.org/
Cobb County Water: https://cobbegov.org/index.php/new-service-request
Georgia Power: https://www.georgiapower.com/residential/
Cobb EMC: https://cobbemc.com/content/start-new-service
Natural Gas: https://www.atlantagaslight.com/
Cobb County School District: http://www.cobb.k12.ga.us/
City of Kennesaw Parks & Recreation: http://www.kennesaw-ga.gov/parks-and-recreation/
Chamber of Commerce: http://www.cobbchamber.org/
Map of Kennesaw: http://maps.google.com/maps?oi=map&q=Kennesaw,%2BG...
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