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Overview

Introduction to Acworth, Georgia

Acworth, Georgia is 10 miles NW of Marietta, Georgia and 27 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia. It is in Cobb county. The city is part of the Atlanta metro area.

Acworth History

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.

Acworth Transportation

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population21,824
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens10.4%
Employed Population 16+10,533
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married48.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33%
Median Earnings25+$37,036
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,340
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,681

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,557
% Above Poverty Level89.3%
% Below Poverty Level10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,037
Median House Value$158,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)43.1%
English11.4%
Irish8.4%
German5.9%
African5.2%
West Indian3.4%
Kenyan2.8%
Italian2.5%
Jamaican1.9%
Scottish1.6%
Polish1.5%
Dutch1.1%
French Except Basque1%
Welsh0.9%
Trinidad Tobago0.8%
Nigerian0.7%
British0.7%
Austrian0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Arab0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Ghanaian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Russian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
US/American0.1%
Greek0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
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Acworth Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cobb County, Cherokee County
Standard Zip Codes30101, 30102
Phone Area Codes678,770
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.05
Approximate Longitude-84.67

Acworth Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationDALLAS 7 NE
Distance7.1 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip54.4 inches
StationALPHARETTA 4 SSW
Distance22.1 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip51.8 inches
StationCEDARTOWN 3 NE
Distance32.9 miles
Jan Temp29 to 51 F
Apr Temp46 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip53.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cartersville20,169$55,610
Emerson1,649$49,750
Holly Springs10,351$91,483
Kennesaw32,669$75,202
Marietta59,714$58,134
Woodstock27,964$82,470

Acworth Public Schools

Acworth Intermediate School
4220 Cantrell Rd Nw
ZIP: 30101
(770) 975-6600
Primary
Total Enrollment 744
Allatoona High School
3300 Dallas Acworth Hwy Nw
ZIP: 30101
(770) 975-6503
High
Total Enrollment 1820
Baker Elementary School
2361 Baker Rd Nw
ZIP: 30101
(770) 975-6629
Primary
Total Enrollment 774
Barber Middle School
4222 Cantrell Rd Nw
ZIP: 30101
(770) 975-6764
Middle
Total Enrollment 959
Durham Middle School
2891 Mars Hill Rd Nw
ZIP: 30101
(770) 975-6641
Middle
Total Enrollment 1064
Ford Elementary School
1345 Mars Hill Rd Nw
ZIP: 30101
(678) 594-8092
Primary
Total Enrollment 708
Frey Elementary School
2865 Mars Hill Rd Nw
ZIP: 30101
(770) 975-6655
Primary
Total Enrollment 740
Mccall Primary School
4496 Dixie Ave
ZIP: 30101
(770) 975-6775
Primary
Total Enrollment 387
Pickett's Mill Elementary
6400 Old Stilesboro Rd Nw
ZIP: 30101
(770) 975-7172
Primary
Total Enrollment 731
Allatoona Elementary School
4150 New Hope Church Rd Se
ZIP: 30102
(770) 606-5843
Primary
Total Enrollment 465
Clark Creek Elementary School
3219 Hunt Rd
ZIP: 30102
(770) 721-5800
Primary
Total Enrollment 974
Oak Grove Elementary School
6118 Woodstock Rd
ZIP: 30102
(770) 974-6682
Primary
Total Enrollment 603
Pitner Elementary School
4575 Wade Green Rd Nw
ZIP: 30102
(678) 594-8320
Primary
Total Enrollment 868

Acworth Private Schools

Brookwood Christian Language School
4728 Wood St
ZIP: 30101
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 35
Cornerstone Preparatory Academy
4310 Moon Station Ln
ZIP: 30101
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 353
Montessori At Brookstone School
1680 Brookstone Walk
ZIP: 30101
Elementary
Total Enrollment 20
Furtah Preparatory School
5496 Highway 92
ZIP: 30102
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 116
Harvest Baptist School
198 Shaw Dr
ZIP: 30102
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 75
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