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Marietta is a city in Cobb County, in the Atlanta metro area.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community was named for the wife of Judge Thomas Cobb; another says it was named for Marietta, OH.
The latitude of Marietta is 33.952N. The longitude is -84.55W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,129 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 61,282.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Marietta demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cobb County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30068 ZIP code.
8% of Marietta residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Marietta ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Marietta was $23,409, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Marietta residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Marietta include Church Street - Cherokee Street Historic District, Northwest Marietta Historic District, Washington Avenue Historic District, Whitlock Avenue Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Marietta, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $664. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,168.
Libraries in Marietta include Cobb County Public Library, East Marietta Library, Gritters Library, Hattie G. Wilson Library, Kemp Memorial Library, Merchants Walk Library, Mountain View Library, Sibley Library, Stratton Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Marietta include Marietta Daily Journal
Cobb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Marietta political report.
Marietta restaurants taking online reservations include Aspen Signature Steak, Aspen West Cobb ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Marietta workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 24 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Marietta between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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