Powder Springs

Powder Springs, Georgia

The town of Powder Springs was incorporated as Springville in 1838 but was changed to Powder Springs in 1859. The new name was derived from the city's seven springs containing minerals that turned the surrounding sand black like gunpowder – hence the name Gunpowder Springs. Over 740,000 people call Cobb County home, making it Georgia's fourth-most populous county. In Powder Springs, there were 14,590 residents in 2014 with an estimated median household income of $57,474. The estimated median home value in 2013 was $ 124,277. Powder Springs includes the zip code 30127.

Education
The Cobb County School District is Georgia's second largest with more than 112,000 students. Fifty-six of the county's 112 are Georgia Schools of Excellence, and 22 are National Blue Ribbon Schools. US News and World Report ranked Powder Spring's Hillgrove High School #1622 nationally, and #43 in Georgia. McEachern High School also serves Powder Springs' students.

Transportation
Powder Springs is part of the metro Atlanta area, located about 22 miles west of downtown. Powder Springs is just west of the northern intersection of I-285 and I-75.

The city is located minutes from downtown Atlanta, and 30 minutes from Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport. The Cobb Community Transit (CCT) bus system provides public transportation for residents with links to the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) rapid-rail network.

Employment
Powder Springs, GA as part of Cobb County consistently ranks lower in unemployment than the state average. Top area employers include: The Home Depot, Cobb County Schools, WellStar, Lockheed Martin, Kennesaw State University, Publix, Kroger, and more.

Healthcare
The region supports several large hospitals including WellStar Kennestone Hospital, one of only four designated trauma centers in metro Atlanta.

Recreation
Powder Springs is ideal for outdoor family fun with a historic downtown and Old Towne Square which host events, concerts, and shopping. Other Powder Springs attractions include: the Southern Quilt Trail, the Seven Springs Museum, and the nationally known Cobb County BMX Park.

Powder Springs boasts high quality parks, trails, and facilities, a senior center, and direct access to the popular Silver Comet Trail.

The Patricia C. Vaughn Cultural Arts Center is a state-of-the-art 7,000 square-foot multimedia facility located in Historic Downtown Powder Springs on the Ford Center Campus.

Powder Springs Real Estate
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Powder Springs, GA Neighborhoods & Subdivisions over $100K
Aikens Mill, Aikins Ridge, Allyson Park, Amberton, AntiochnAcres, Ashley Woods, Autumn Run, Autumn Trace, Bagley Forest, Battle Gate,nBeaver Creek, Beechwood, Blythewood Estates, Bookout Square, Boone Valley,nBraemore, Bramlett Farms, Breckenridge, Browns Crossing, Broadlands, Brookton,nCaley Mill, Carrington, Casteel Heights, Chancellors Ridge, Colonial Hills,nConley Downs, Cooks Pond, Coolamber Forest, Country Cove, Country Lake, CountrynWalk, Courtyard West, Crabapple Cove, Deerbrook Estates, Devonhurst, Doe RunnEstates, Doss, Dupree Estates, Elliott Place, Enclave, Evergreen Park, EvansnForest, Flint Hill Estates, Florence Estates, Forest Glen, Forest Hill Acres,nForest Ridge, Foxboro, Friendship Ridge, Garrett Springs, Glenbrook Acres,nGreen Acres Forest, Greenfield Chase, Hannah Place, Harrington, Hickory Glen,nHolland Springs, Holland Woods, Hopeland Park, Indian Creek, Indian Trail,nIrish Highland, Ivey Green, Jamestown, Jennings, Kensington Place, LakenBuckingham, Lancer, Lavilla Estates, Legacy Park, Legend Hollow, Lindley Parks,nLithia Park, Lockwood, Lost Mountain, Macedonia Acres, Macedonia Station, MannnManor, Mars Hill Crossing, McEaMill Chase, McEachern Estates, Macland Forest,nMcEachern Woods, Meadows at Northcrest, Meadows Lake, Megan Manor, MelrosenSquare, Mill Chase, Millers Creek, Morningside, Neil Place, Northcrest, OaknRidge Estates, Old Mountain Place, Old Villa Farms, Paris Manor, ParsonsnGreene, Peach Plantation, Pembrooke, Pilgrims North, Pine Bluff, Pine Oak,nPlatinum Creek, Pleasant Hills, Ponderosa, Powder Bay, Powder Cove, PowdernRidge, Reserve at Millers Creek, Ridgecrest, Ridgeview, Riverwalk, RollingnHill, Saint George, Scenic Hills, Scott Estates, Seven Oaks, Shady Oaks, SharonnPlace, Silver Springs, Somersby, Sorrells Ridge, Spring Crossing, Spring Green,nSpringbrook, Springville Estates, Steeple Chase, Sterling Point, Stonecrest,nStratford Crossing, Sweetwater, Tamarack Farms, Taylor Farm, Three Oaks Cove,nTidwell Farms, Villa Lake, Wasilla Estates, West End Village, West MeadownEstates, Westridge, Westerling Place, Weston Cove, Weston Heights, WestwoodnWhispering Glen, Wildhorse Hill, Woodbridge, Worthington Oaks, Wyndham Woods n

Powder Springs, GA Neighborhoods & Subdivisions over $200K
Alexander Farms West, Amberton, Beechwood, Bethany Woods,nBroadlands, Brookshire Pond, Brookton, Browns Crossing, Bullard Place, CarriagenOaks, Carrington, Casteel Heights, Country Walk, Darby Place, Devonhurst,nDouble Creek, Echo Mill, Evergreen Park, Greenleaf, Harvest Point West, HollandnSprings, Holland Woods, Hopeland Park, Hopkins Glen, Irish Highland, IveynGreen, Jamestown, Kensington Place, Lake Wilderness, Lavender Farms, Lockwood,nLost Mountain, Macland Forest, McEachern Park, McEachern Ridge, Millers Creek,nMoores Overlook, North Cook Farms, Oakwind, Oxford Glen, Parsons Greene, Pembrooke,nPine Bluff, Reserve at Millers Creek, Robinson Forest, Sassafrass Place,nShannon Trace, Silver Springs, Somersby, Southwinds Plantation, Springbrook,nStratford Crossing, Sullivan Point, Sweetwater, Tamarack Farms, Taylor Farm,nVilla Lake, Vineyard Place, Waldens Farm, Warren Creek, West Princeton, WorthingtonnOaks, Wyndham Woodsn


Powder Springs, GA Neighborhoods & Subdivisions over $300K
Alexander Farms West, Amberton, Birkshire Woods, Broadlands,nBrowns Crossing, Browns Farm, Country Walk, Cross Creek, Darby Place, DoublenCreek, Dyer Farm, Echo Mill Enclave, Haddonfield West, Hawthorne at LostnMountain, Holland Woods, Jamestown, Lake Wilderness, Lavender Farms, Lockwood,nLost Mountain, McEachern Farms, Oakleigh, McEachern Ridge, Moore's Overlook,nOakleigh, Oakwind, Oxford Glen, Registry at Old Lost Mountain, Robinson Forest,nStonemill Creek, Tamarack Farms, Thomason Park, Vineyard Place, Warren Creek,nWest Hill, West Princetonn

Powder Springs, GA Neighborhoods & Subdivisions over $500K
Birkshire Woods, Broadlands, Browns Farm, Cross Creek,nHawthorne at Lost Mountain, Jamestown, Lost Mountain, McEachern Farms, WestnPrincetonn


Helpful Links

Government:
City of Powder Springs: http://www.cityofpowdersprings.org/
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/

Utilities:
City of Powder Springs Water & Trash: http://www.cityofpowdersprings.org/63/Public-Works
Georgia Power: https://www.georgiapower.com/residential/
Cobb EMC: https://cobbemc.com/content/start-new-service
Natural Gas: https://www.atlantagaslight.com/

Education:
Cobb County School District: http://www.cobb.k12.ga.us/

Other:
Chamber of Commerce: http://www.cobbchamber.org
Map of Powder Springs: https://goo.gl/maps/cNBfXzzXAW52

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Updated: 26th August, 2019 9:20 AM.