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Military facility, Headquarters for the Georgia State Department of Defense
Marietta, Georgia

Weather/Climate
 
In Marietta, the summers are hot and muggy; the winters are short, cold, and wet; and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 34°F to 88°F and is rarely below 22°F or above 94°F.
 
Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Marietta for warm-weather activities are from early May to mid June and from late August to mid October.
Cost of Living
 
Compared to other cities in Georgia and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Marietta, GA is 106, which is 14% higher than the Georgia average and 6% higher than that for the entire country.
 
Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. The cost of retail goods and services in Marietta, GA are 8% higher than the average for Georgia and 3% higher than the rest of the country.
Getting to Know the Area

 

The City of Marietta, Georgia, is a full-service municipality distinguished by its unique history, sense of community and modern quality of life.

The city’s economic development, police, fire, parks and recreation, public works, environmental services, power and water departments serve citizens and businesses.

Marietta is 15 miles northwest of Atlanta and the Cobb County seat. At 23 square miles, Marietta is one of Georgia’s most populous cities.

 
Marietta is a city northwest of Atlanta, in Georgia. Near leafy Marietta Square, an 1845 former cotton warehouse houses the Marietta Museum of History. Exhibits there focus on local history. The Gone with the Wind Museum, nearby, celebrates the film and the Margaret Mitchell novel. Northwest, trails lace Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, site of an 1864 Civil War battle.
 

Events

Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.  

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