Historic Marietta

You'll often see residents walking or jogging up and down the quaint.

Welcome to Historic Marietta

Idyllic town anchored by its historic town square with lively shops, great restaurants, and year-round family-friendly events. Discover Historic Marietta real estate!
 
The seat of Cobb County, Marietta is a walkable modern historical community with deep Civil War significance showcased in the town's many landmarks and preserved homes. Marietta is best known for its vibrant arts scene and picturesque historic square dotted with cute boutiques, cafes, restaurants, and notable landmarks. There's always something happening in Marietta Square, and you'll often see residents walking or jogging up and down the quaint, tranquil, tree-lined streets. 
 
The town hosts all kinds of creative events, festivities, live music, and one of Atlanta's top-rated farmer’s markets throughout the year. This charming, woodsy town has a fascinating history and progressive future with a down-home spirit and a friendly atmosphere. Marietta, a former hub for the Atlanta Railroad, has since blossomed into a beautiful place to live with lots of hometown appeal. Residents have worked hard to preserve the town's historical legacy, and you'll notice that many of the older homes are still standing, blending seamlessly with newer developments.
 

What to Love

  • Unique historic and cultural attractions and landmarks preserve the town’s legacy
  • Classic southern hospitality and friendly atmosphere
  • Wooded area with lots of preserved land and beautiful parks

Local Lifestyle

The Marietta real estate market is an attractive place to live because of its small-town charms and historical legacy. It's also more affordable than some nearby neighborhoods and home to a mixture of housing types from antebellum estates to newer townhome developments designed to blend with the architecture in historic Marietta Square. 
 
Other parts of the city have more traditional single-family homes and subdivisions. With affordable houses, excellent schools, dozens of parks, and lively shopping areas, Marietta is an active and booming place to live that attracts people from all lifestyles.
 

Dining, Shopping, & Entertainment

The rustic-chic Spring Restaurant is a small neighborhood restaurant located in Historic Marietta Square. Owned and operated by friends Chef Brian So and Sommelier Daniel Crawford, Spring Restaurant has a menu designed with seasonality and sustainability in mind. Enjoy delicious pizza and wings in the casual neighborhood pizzeria Marietta Pizza Co. The funky parlor is a crowd-pleaser, and there are always delicious beers on tap.
 
Marietta Market is Marietta's food hall destination, an inspiring place with over 18 specially curated eateries that are sure to appease even the pickiest of palettes. Situated in a revitalized warehouse space, the Marietta Square Market is the quintessential dining destination for families and friends. Atlanta's #1 farmers market resides in Marietta. Enjoy fresh, Georgia-grown produce every Saturday from over 50 vendors. The farmers market is held every weekend rain or shine.
 

Things to Do

The historic Marietta Square is the city's main downtown area and has plenty of things to do and see. You'll find dozens of shops, restaurants, and much more throughout the district. Historic Marietta real estate is full of charm and elegance. 
 
And at the center of the square is Glover Park, a fantastic location for picnics and playtime. The park was donated in the 19th century by Mayor John Glover so long as it forever remains a park, and today there is even a fountain in the center. Surrounding the park, you can visit candy stores, antique shops, boutiques, and gift shops. 
 
The square is also home to the Marietta Museum of History for those who want to learn more about the area's fascinating legacy. Most of Marietta's town events are held in the square, including the Taste of Marietta and the Fourth of July parade, festival, and fireworks display.
 
Marietta is also home to the historic Strand Theatre, a multi-use performing arts and film center hosting live theatre, films, concerts, comedy, private events, and more.
 

Schools

Marietta's public schools are operated by the Marietta City Schools district. MCS has one high school, a middle school, and several elementary schools. Marietta Center for Advanced Academics is the #8 elementary school in Georga.

Overview for Historic Marietta, GA

5,472 people live in Historic Marietta, where the median age is 53.7 and the average individual income is $58,578.87. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,472

Total Population

53.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$58,578.87

Average individual Income

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Demographics and Employment Data for Historic Marietta, GA

Historic Marietta has 2,612 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Historic Marietta do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,472 people call Historic Marietta home. The population density is 2,041.76 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

5,472

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

53.7

Median Age

46.73 / 53.27%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
2,612

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$58,578.87

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
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Schools in Historic Marietta, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Historic Marietta. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
First United Methodist Weekday Ministry
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Zion Baptist Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Marietta First Baptist Chruch Cee
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available

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