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Cobb County, GA
One tradition says the county was named for Judge ThomasWillis Cobb, a colonel in the Revolutionary War. Another says it was named for his brother, Col. John Cobb

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Cobb County is one of 159 counties in Georgia.

The county is in the Atlanta metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 654,005. This was an increase of  7.61% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$58,289
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cobb County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Cobb County was $36,357. This was an increase of 17.1% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 118% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Marietta

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11% of Cobb County residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cobb County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Cobb County include Allatoona Cemetery, Antioch Cemetery, Barber Cemetery, Barfield Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bethlehem Cemetery, Big Bethel Cemetery, Bishop Cemetery, Blackwell Cemetery, Blair-Miller Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Cobb County include Acworth, Austell, Kennesaw, Mableton, Marietta, Powder Springs, Smyrna ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Cobb County include Chattahoochee Technical College, Kennesaw State University, Life University, Southern Polytechnic State University ... View colleges

School districts in Cobb County include Cobb County, Marietta City ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Cobb County include Acworth Library, Cobb County Public Library, East Marietta Library, Gritters Library, Hattie G. Wilson Library, Kemp Memorial Library, Kennesaw Library, Lewis A Ray Library, Merchants Walk Library, Mountain View Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Cobb County include Marietta Daily Journal ... View newspapers

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Politics

Cobb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cobb County political report.

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Hotels in Cobb County include America's Best Inns, Americas Best Value Inn Acworth, Amerihost Inn, Amerisuites, Atlanta Town Center-Kennesaw, Baymont Inn & Suites Atlanta West, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Atlanta Inn & Suites, Best Western Kennesaw Inn ... More hotels

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Pros: Cobb has good schools

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