Historic Districts in Metro Atlanta. Nonetheless, in , when the railroad began operation, Marietta shared in the resulting prosperity. Taxes, fees not included for deals content. United States Census Bureau.
Gone With the Wind Movie Museum. Earl Smith Strand Theatre. Marietta Museum of History. William Root House Museum and Garden. Brumby Hall and Gardens. Traveler Ranked Book Online. We found great results, but some are outside Marietta.
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Out of Box Theatre. Saint Joseph Catholic Church. The Avenue East Cobb. Previous Next 1 2. The City Council is the governing body of the city with the authority to adopt and enforce municipal laws and regulations. The Mayor and City Council appoint members of the community to sit on the city's various boards and commissions, ensuring that a wide cross-section of the community is represented in the city government. The City Council appoints the City Manager, the city's chief executive officer.
The City Manager appoints city department heads and is responsible to the City Council for all city operations. The City Council also appoints the city attorney who serves as the city's chief legal officer, and the City Clerk who maintains all the city's records. Terms of office are for four years and the number of terms a member may serve are unlimited. There are seven councilmen, each representing a separate ward.
Dobbins Air Reserve Base on the south side of town and a Lockheed Martin manufacturing plant are among the major industries in the city. According to Marietta's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report,  the top employers within the city are:. The Marietta Daily Journal is published in the city. All of the public schools in Marietta proper are operated by the Marietta City Schools MCS , while the remainder of the schools in Cobb County, but outside the city limits, are operated by the Cobb County School District , including all of the county's other cities.
These schools are known to compete fiercely in athletics, especially basketball, as both Wheeler and Marietta High School frequently produce D-1 players. The town of Marietta is also home to the Walker School , a private pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school. The school system employs 1, people.
Downtown is the town square and former location of the county courthouse. The square is the site of several cultural productions and public events, including a weekly farmers' market.
The Marietta Players perform semi-professional theater year round. The Strand Theatre has been renovated back to its original design and features classic films and other events.
The Marietta Museum of History exhibits the history of the city and county. The museum is home to thousands of artifacts including items from Marietta residents and businesses. The Marietta Gone with the Wind Museum, also called " Scarlett on the Square", houses a collection of memorabilia related to Gone with the Wind , both the book and the film. Miramax Films and Disney filmed scenes of the movie Gordy here. Marietta has two sister cities. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Marietta is located in central Cobb County, Georgia, United States, and is the county's seat and largest city. As of the census, the city had a total population of 56, The estimate is 61,, making it one of Atlanta 's largest suburbs. The Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum is pleased to announce it will host two book debut and signing events during the month of October at its new home at Historic Brumby Hall located at Powder Springs Street, Marietta, GA Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Marietta, Georgia on TripAdvisor: See 7, traveler reviews and photos of Marietta tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in October. We have reviews of the best places to see in Marietta. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.