Cobb County

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Cobb County, Georgia

100 Cherokee St Suite 300
Marietta, GA 30090
Phone: (770) 528-3300
Fax: (770) 528-2606

In northwest-central GA, northwest of Atlanta; organized Dec 3, 1832 from Cherokee County. Name Origin: For Thomas Willis Cobb (1784-1830), U.S. senator from GA (1824-28) and judge of the GA superior court (1828)

Area (sq mi):: 344.51 (land 340.15; water 4.36) Population per square mile: 1951.50
Population 2005: 663,818 State rank: 4 Population change: 2000-20005 9.20%; 1990-2000 35.70% Population 2000: 607,751 (White 68.80%; Black or African American 18.80%; Hispanic or Latino 7.70%; Asian 3.10%; Other 5.80%). Foreign born: 11.60%. Median age: 33.20
Income 2000: per capita $27,863; median household $58,289; Population below poverty level: 6.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $36,447-$36,175
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 31.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 44.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Marietta County seat (60,547)
  • Smyrna (45,755)
  • Kennesaw (27,433)
  • Acworth (18,093)
  • Powder Springs (14,300)

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