Acworth has been a city for more than 145 years, making it one of Cobb County’s oldest and most historic cities. Today, the more than 300 historic homes and buildings in Acworth are an important testimony to the city’s past.
At the turn of the 20th century, a number of architecturally significant Craftsman-style bungalows were built in the city. These historic bungalows and neighborhoods have given birth to Lake Acworth Village, a historic reproduction that includes authentic details such as Craftsman columns and trim, covered porches, sunrooms, cedar shake gables and lantern street lights.
The Atlanta Regional Commission has designated Acworth as Cobb County’s No. 1 most livable city because of its quality of life as measured in such areas as location, educational opportunities, public safety, and parks and recreation.
Acworth’s schools include new primary and middle schools, a magnet high school and an excellent private school, North Cobb Christian. In the fall of 2006, Acworth was the only city in the state of Georgia to open two new schools: McCall Primary and Barber Middle School.
The two newest schools signify the importance of education in Acworth while the entire Cobb County School System continues to receive national acclaim. Acworth is also home to the fastest growing technical college in the state, North Metro Technical College, and Kennesaw State University is just minutes away.
Spend a day swimming, boating, fishing, hiking or camping around lakes Allatoona or Acworth, or venture south to nearby Atlanta to visit the Gone With The Wind Museum, Six Flags White Water Atlanta, Six Flags Over Georgia,
Atlanta History Center, CNN Center, Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, Philips Arena, Georgia Dome, Turner Field and the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Cyclorama, and Stone Mountain Park.
Acworth Parks & Maps
Acworth Parks & Maps
Golfers will enjoy the challenges that the top-rated Cobblestone Golf Course offers. Families can picnic and play in Acworth’s 13 parks, 9 softball/baseball fields, and 2 football fields.
As of 2007, Acworth (zip 30101)’s population is 50,859 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 40.01 percent.
The median home cost in Acworth (zip 30101) is $284,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.79 percent.
Compared to the rest of the country, Acworth (zip 30101)’s cost of living is 4.32% Lower than the U.S. average.
Acworth (zip 30101) public schools spend $4,932 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $6,058. There are about 17 students per teacher in Acworth (zip 30101).
Acworth Elementary School
Baker Elementary School
Frey Elementary School
Lewis Elementary School
McCall Primary School
Awtrey Middle School
Barber Middle School
Allatoona High School
North Cobb Christian School
North Cobb High School
North Metro Technical College