Marietta GA Real Estate & Homes for Sale
Search all Marietta GA real estate & homes for sale here! Marietta Georgia has been touted as one of the best places to live and own real estate in the state. Marietta boasts great restaurants, good schools, shops, and activities. This Cobb County city is just 17 miles from downtown Atlanta and one of the most popular places to call home. Browse all the listings or for more information on Marietta, scroll to the bottom of this page.
About Marietta GA
Marietta GA real estate is the county seat located in central Cobb County. It is the largest city with a total population of about 62,000 residents. It is Atlanta’s largest suburb and the fourth largest city in the Atlanta metro area. Early settlers began settling and building homes back in 1824. The Oakton house is the oldest continually occupied residence in Marietta. The original barn, milk house, smokehouse, and family house are still on the property. The Oakton house build in 1838 is listed as one of the national historic places in the country. In 1892, Marietta established its public school system, which continues to this day. Most of the other schools in Cobb County are operated by the Cobb County school district.
City of Marietta GA
Marietta has several museums showcasing the rich history of the area. Be sure to visit the Gone with the Wind Museum, the Fire Museum, and the Marietta Museum of Art. Don't overlook the Old Zion Church Heritage Museum, and the Marietta Museum of History. Each of these showcases something unique and different over the city’s nearly 200-year history. Marietta has seen more history in just a couple of decades than most towns see in a century.
Marietta is home to six historic districts. Most of the districts are in the National Register of Historic Places. These include Northwest Marietta, Whitlock Ave., Washington Avenue, and Church Cherokee Streets. One can find the city’s visitors and Welcome Center in the historic train depot in downtown. Speaking of downtown, the town square is the former location of the county courthouse. The square features several cultural productions in public events and a weekly farmers market.
Parks and Rec
The town has many parks for residents, their guests, and visitors. Folks of all ages can get involved in classes, sports programs, and other activities. Marietta encourages and invites residents to use the many pavilions and field rentals. Youth leagues abound for the kids to get involved. Sprayground Pavilion is a popular spot for kids and families in Elizabeth Porter Park. It is available for private rental, parties, picnic pavilions, and more. Other parks include Victory Park, Tumlin Park, Merritt Park, Laurel Park, Henry Park. There are many sports fields such as the Tumlin use fields and Franklin Gateway Fields. Lawrence Street Recreation Center and Custer Park sports and fitness center are indoor facilities.
Marietta GA Real Estate
Marietta GA real estate & homes for sale has a variety of homes and styles to choose from. One of these homes is sure to catch your eye. Many include gated neighborhoods, private communities, and homeowner associations. Two of the most sought after subdivisions in Marietta GA are Indian Hills Country Club and Chimney Springs. These two communities combined have over two thousand homes. They make up a large majority of the residences in Marietta. These homes range from $150,000 up to $2 million depending on size, condition, location, and acreage. Whether you’re looking for a gorgeous estate a single-family starter home, a condo, townhouse or land you’ll find a wide range of homes and prices on this real estate website.
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