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Why Move to Marietta?

Taste of Marietta – One of the many local annual festivals that take place throughout the year

Marietta, situated less than 30 minutes northwest of Atlanta, is the go-to destination for families seeking great schools, affordable housing, safe neighborhoods, and award-winning entertainment venues – including the new Atlanta Braves stadium.  The city also boasts numerous Fortune 500 company headquarters nearby including Home Depot, The Weather Channel, Lockheed Martin, and GE Energy.

Traveling to and from Marietta is a breeze, with the world’s busiest airport less than an hour away – offering direct flights to top domestic and international destinations.  In addition, with I-285, I-75 and I-20 bisecting the county and I-85 and GA 400 nearby, driving to and from Marietta is easy and convenient.

Marietta’s high school graduates are well-prepared and have access to some of Georgia’s top universities nearby, including Georgia State, Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia, as well as Kennesaw State University, Southern Poly, Chattahoochee Technical College, and Life University, all four of which are in Cobb County. As a result, Marietta has become a hub for young, educated professionals to live, work, and play.

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