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Our Community

The city of Kennesaw is located in Cobb County, Georgia, and is in the northeast corner of the greater Atlanta metro area. Our city is a charming suburb with plenty of things to do and a wonderful, safe place for families to live. And since we’re close to Atlanta, you’re just a few minutes away from enjoying a vibrant, fun city. We’re also surrounded by beautiful lakes and parks in a state that is brimming with history and beauty. Take a look at some of fun things you can do here.

local attractions

Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium is an amazing, fun, and educational experience for all ages.

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

This park contains nearly 3,000 acres that preserve a Civil War battleground that is rich with history.

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw State University is the third largest university in Georgia and has many educational programs and entertainment to check out.

Lake Allatoona

If you enjoy water recreation, don’t miss nearby Lake Allatoona, which covers 12,000 acres and has over 270 miles of shoreline.

Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Kennesaw’s botanical garden features 16 explorable acres with over 3,000 species of plants. 

Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History

The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History is located in Kennesaw and is a fascinating collection of Civil War artifacts and relics.