Introduction to Acworth, Georgia
This area was originally known as Andersonville. In 1843, it was named Acworth after a similarly named town in New Hampshire, which was the hometown of Joseph L. Gregg, an engineer with the Western and Atlantic Railroad. Acworth was burned down by General Sherman's army during the Civil War in 1864.
Acworth and nearby Attractions
- Cobb County Regional Park
- Red Top Mountain State Park
- Cobblestone Golf Course
- Picketts Mill Battlefield Historic Site
- Oregon Park
- Mariette Country Club
Things To Do In Acworth
The Kennworth Park is located between Kennesaw and Acworth and hosts regular sports tournaments. This park also has amenities for tennis, softball and baseball. It also includes a playground for children. The city also has an excellent golf course. The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is worth a visit.
The William B Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport provides regular services.
Acworth Higher Education
North Metro Technical College, Kennesaw State University, Life University and Chattahoochee Technical College provide facilities for higher studies.