Marietta is a Georgia city located in central Cobb County. It is the county’s seat and largest city. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 56,579, making it one of the Atlanta metropolitan area’s largest suburbs. Marietta is the fourth largest of the principal cities (by population) of the Atlanta metropolitan statistical area.
The origin of the name, Marietta, is uncertain. It is believed that the city was named for Mary Cobb, the wife of U.S. Senator and Superior Court judge Thomas Willis Cobb. Judge Cobb is the namesake of the county.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Marietta has a total area of 23.2 square miles, of which 23.1 square miles is land and 0.077 square miles, or 0.38%, is water.
Here is some more information from the official city website…
The city of Marietta, Ga., is a full-service municipality distinguished by its unique history, sense of community and modern quality of life.
The city’s economic development, police, fire, parks and recreation, public works, environmental services, power and water departments serve citizens and businesses.
Marietta is 15 miles northwest of Atlanta and the Cobb County seat. At 23 square miles, Marietta is one of Georgia’s most populous cities, with 56,579 residents calling the city home.
The National Civic League judged Marietta one of the 10 best communities in the nation as a 2006 All-America City, the oldest and most-respected community recognition award in the country. CNNMoney.com named Marietta one of the top 25 places in the United States to retire in 2011.
City of Marietta Water Quality Reports – click here.
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