Marietta Square

Love being walking distance to top-notch business casual dining, shops, parks and entertainment -- take a drive to Marietta's Square. The area is particularly convenient to Cobb and North Fulton counties and offers a variety of housing price points and styles.

Marietta provides visitors and residents an exciting selection of attractions, festivals & annual events, outdoor concerts, recreational activities, sport venues, shopping, and a growing business environment of industry and commerce. Visitors and residents are sure to enjoy the traditional Southern charm, hospitality, and history of this quaint, modern city.

Home to numerous historic properties, five historic districts, and two Nationally Registered Historic Landmarks and is considered a vibrant, charming Southern city with modern, world-class amenities.

Characterized by numerous natural resources, as well as historic and cultural assets, Marietta provides visitors and residents an exciting selection of local attractions, annual events, festivals, outdoor concerts, recreational activities, sport venues, and a growing environment of industry and commerce. At the center of it all is the antebellum Glover Park and fun-filled Marietta Square. Over the past twenty years, this charming “old town” center has evolved into the picturesque heart of Marietta’s historic redevelopment. Visitors to the “Square” will discover an eclectic mix of busy restaurants—with both familiar and foreign fare—lively nightspots, an intimate Broadway-style theater, several museums, and a treasure-trove of specialty shops, trendy boutiques and unique galleries.

Marietta’s Welcome Center & Visitors Bureau

Right off Marietta Square—located in a renovated 1898 train station—the Marietta Welcome Center & Visitors Bureau has been Marietta’s first stop for more than a hundred years. Open 7 days a week, the volunteer staff of the Welcome Center & Visitors Bureau provide visitors with maps and brochures for Marietta’s self-guided Walking and Driving Tours, highlighting the city’s arts, cultural & historical attractions, antebellum, Victorian, Greek Revival, Queen Anne, and Plain-style residences and buildings that attract nearly one million annual tourists. For more information, contact The Marietta Welcome Center & Visitors Bureau, 4 Depot St. NE, Marietta, GA 30060: telephone 770.429.1115.

Home to more dozens of Fortune 500 companies, you'll also find a longstanding aeronautics industry and is enjoying growth in health services, hospitality, tourism, and entertainment industries.

Prospective residents, attracted to its quality schools, have a wide variety of affordable housing options to choose from, including existing residences, new home construction, townhomes, condominiums, and apartments. Roughly half of Marietta’s population commutes to other areas of metropolitan Atlanta for business, employment, and other recreational opportunities.  The city is served by the Cobb Community Transit (CCT) service.

There are also numerous projects, expansions, and transportation enhancements—including multi-use trails and pedestrian sidewalk systems being developed. It's also very popular with the equestrian crowd.

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About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
It's walkable to grocery stores
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Walking / Hiking trails
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Last updated on Feb 4, 2023 8:25:pm.