Marietta Real Estate

Marietta, A Historic City

Area Statistics

Located just 15 miles northwest of Atlanta, Marietta is the county seat for Cobb County. With just over 56,500 residents, Marietta is one of Georgia’s most populated cities. Established in 1835 the city is rich in history. The average income in Marietta is $47,567 with average home prices around $279,700.

Education

Marietta is full of excellent educational opportunities. If you are located within the city limits of Marietta, your children will attend Marietta City Schools. All other Marietta residents will attend school within the Cobb County School District. School reviews are available from GreatSchools.org. If you would like to search for a home by high school district, please click here.

Higher Education

Southern Polytechnic State University is a residential, co-educational member of the very progressive University System of Georgia. Located on 203 acres of naturally wooded landscape in the historic and vibrant city of Marietta, we are just 20 minutes from downtown Atlanta. Approximately 5,500 students study here, including student representation from 36 states and 64 countries.

Chattahoochie Technical College offer 70+ degrees, diplomas, and certificates in 45 programs of study in these five broad program areas: Business Sciences, Computer Sciences and Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, Personal and Public Services, Technical Studies. CTC offer day, evening, and weekend classes; many classes are offered partially (hybrid) or completely online. Numerous courses are accepted for transfer by the University System of Georgia.

Life University is a health sciences institution most known for its chiropractic program, the largest in the world. Life University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) to award four-year undergraduate and graduate degrees in a variety of health care, science, business and general studies fields, and also has programmatic accreditation through the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) and the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).

Things To Do

Stroll through the Historic Marietta Square and you will find a multitude of art galleries, live theaters, museums, and outdoor spaces. Marietta is also known for hosting several family friendly events throughout the year.

Visit Six Flags White Water with 50 amazing attractions, there’s so much to do. Enjoy Cliffhanger’s 90-foot free-fall, the turbulent Tornado, and great family areas, like the Atlanta Ocean wave pool.

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