East Cobb is perfect for people seeking a quiet, slower lifestyle without sacrificing the convenience and amenities of bigger towns.
East Cobb, located on the eastern end of Cobb County, is an unincorporated part of Marietta, but where Marietta tends towards an urban, city lifestyle, East Cobb is definitively suburban and small-town. The small community is extremely tight-knit, and newcomers find it easy to end up enveloped in the fold. Life here is quiet, but not boring, because the town still hosts numerous special events throughout the year, is home to a number of stellar restaurants, and has numerous activities available close by.
Families love to settle here, as they can count on their children making friends easily. They also know they have access to some of the best schools in Georgia, as well as extracurricular activities of all sorts to expand their kids’ interests.
Retirees also love the slower pace of life after spending years in fast-paced jobs, and they tend to be drawn to the fact that residents over 65 years old are exempt from school property taxes. Add to that lower property costs and the knowledge that a helping hand is always just a call away, and it’s simple to see why living in East Cobb is a point of pride for its residents.
It’s hard to believe that you can find a quiet retreat so close to Atlanta, but that’s what East Cobb offers to residents — peace and quiet, nature, and small-town vibes. While it’s not technically rural, it can feel that way at times, but with the conveniences of urban areas — after all, Marietta is only minutes away. Life here runs at a laid-back pace, with plenty of time to stop and connect with a neighbor or enjoy the moment you’re in.
Take advantage of the delicious restaurants in East Cobb. is a popular South American joint serving the infamous Peruvian chicken — get extra green sauce. has mastered the all-American hamburger, topping it with all manner of options. Get the ultimate po’boy at , whether you opt for the shrimp version, catfish, or the tasty brisket type. A favorite farm-to-table dining location for East Cobbers and residents from the surround area is .
For your shopping needs, head over to the , where you’ll find an assortment of big chain stores — lululemon, Ann Taylor, and Banana Republic, to name a few — and smaller, locally-owned shops. Other shopping centers nearby include Merchant’s Walk, Highland Plaza, and Sandy Plains Center.
is one of the most popular places to go. The green space features a playground, various walking trails, and a pavilion for live performances or special events, such as Sunday Funday, held weekly, with kids’ activities, live music, and more. Another favored park is , home to numerous sports fields and courts, batting cages, and an expansive playground.
Hikers will love East Cobb’s proximity to , where trails lead past a number of historical Civil War sites. Also nearby is the , where visitors can raft down the river, explore the shores, fish, or cycle down one of the bike paths.
East Cobb shares a number of schools with Marietta and is home to several amazing high schools.
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