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Smyrna is a city in Cobb County, in the Atlanta metro area.

The community was named after city in Asia Minor.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Georgia named Smyrna. For links to other places called Smyrna, GA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Smyrna is 33.883N. The longitude is -84.514W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,060 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 45,610.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$47,572
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Smyrna demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Neal Dow
· Varner's Station
The community was burned by Sherman's troops in 1864.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 192. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 4.1 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Julia Roberts, actress
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks, Panera Bread
Local festivals include:
  • Spring Jonquil Festival - April 28-29, 2007
  • Fall Jonquil Festival - Oct. 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Smyrna web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Kennesaw Mountain national battlefield park
Historic sites and museums: Concord Bridge
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 114

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Smyrna 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 30126 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Smyrna residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Smyrna ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Smyrna was $27,637, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

40% of Smyrna residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Smyrna, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $677.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,131.


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Libraries in Smyrna include Lewis A Ray Library ... View libraries

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Cobb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Smyrna political report.

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Smyrna restaurants taking online reservations include Fogao Gaucho - Marietta/Windy Hill ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Smyrna workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 13 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Smyrna between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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