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Kennesaw is a city in Cobb County, in the Atlanta metro area.
One tradition says the community was named for the Civil War battle which occurred nearby; another says it was named for an Indian chief who signed a treaty with white settlers.
The latitude of Kennesaw is 34.023N. The longitude is -84.615W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,089 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,816.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Kennesaw demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cobb County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30152 ZIP code.
13% of Kennesaw residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kennesaw ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kennesaw was $24,757, compared with $21,587 nationally.
34% of Kennesaw residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Kennesaw include Big Shanty Village Historic District, Cherokee Street Historic District, North Main Street Historic District, Summers Street Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Kennesaw, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $771. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,173.
Libraries in Kennesaw include Kennesaw Library, West Cobb Regional Library ... View libraries
Cobb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kennesaw political report.
Kennesaw restaurants taking online reservations include Summers Street Restaurant, The Melting Pot - Kennesaw ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Kennesaw workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Kennesaw between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Kennesaw include Atlanta Town Center-Kennesaw, Best Western Kennesaw Inn, Comfort Inn Kennesaw, Country Inn and Suites, Days Inn Kennesaw, Extended Stay America, Extended Stay America, Fairfield Inn by Marriott Kennesaw, Green Roof Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn ... More hotels.
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