Cobb County

Formed in 1832, Cobb County was originally part of Cherokee County and was named after Judge Thomas Willis Cobb, a U.S. Senator.

Notable landmarks include Kennesaw State University, the Marietta National Cemetery and Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Large employers include WellStar Health System, Lockheed Martin Aeronautical and Cobb County Schools.

Cobb has experienced substantial growth in the past few decades and has become one of the most populated counties in the region.

Cobb County by the Numbers

Population 741,334
Population Change (2000-15) + 7.4%
Population Forecast (2040) 885,062
Median Household Income $70,097
Unemployment Rate 5%
Mean Travel Time to Work 31.8 minutes
2016 Building Permits (single family) 1,477
2016 Building Permits (multifamily) 652

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ARC Board Members Representing Cobb