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Welcome to Acworth

With its stunning views of some of northern Georgia’s most beautiful lakes and mountains, there is so much to love about Acworth, Georgia. Known as The Lake City, Acworth is a picturesque small town located at the foothills of the north Georgia Mountains. Nestled between Lake Allatoona and Lake Acworth, there is no better community in the Atlanta Metro Area to experience luxury lakefront living. 

With a rich heritage dating back to the 19th century, Acworth is a beautiful, historic town featuring quaint shops and restaurants. For small-town living less than an hour from Atlanta, look no further than Acworth.  

What to Love

  • Nestled at the foothills of a beautiful mountain range 
  • Conveniently located in between Lake Allatoona and Lake Acworth
  • A beautiful, historic town with a growing population
  • Located just 35 miles northwest of Atlanta

Local Lifestyle

For those who love small-town living and easy access to outdoor recreational activities, very few places compare to living in Acworth. Acworth is the perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts to call home, thanks to its proximity to lakes, forests, and mountains. Acworth is just minutes from some of the state's most beautiful parks and nature preserves, including Red Table Mountain State Park. The park is also perfect for water sports and recreational activities, including fishing, pontooning, kayaking, and more.  

Acworth is small, tight-knit community where residents have access to many amenities and luxury services. One of the many draws to the Acworth area is its lakes. Because of its location close to two large lakes, some of Acworth's most coveted real estate is waterfront homes. Whether searching for a historic estate or a luxury lakefront property, you will find it in Acworth.      

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Whether you are searching for a charming cafe or an upscale restaurant, Acworth punches well above its weight class when it comes to fine dining. For the best of farm-to-table dining, check out Spring Restaurant. Located in nearby Marietta, Spring Restaurant is a rustic, chic restaurant known for its locally-sourced ingredients and authentic southern cuisine. 

For those in search of familiar upscale restaurants, check out Ruth’s Chris Steak House and The Melting Pot. Located in Kennesaw, Ruth’s Chris Steak House is a highly-acclaimed steakhouse featuring some of the finest cuts of meat. Their signature dishes include ribeye, filet mignon, and many more prominent steaks. The Melting Pot, a high-end fondue restaurant, is an intimate restaurant featuring secluded booths and a multi-course dinner. 

Other fabulous local restaurants include Aspens and Prime 120. Aspens is an intimate restaurant and wine bar, perfect for a romantic night out. Prime 120, located in Woodstock, is one of the area’s premier steakhouses.   

Things to Do

Beyond the area’s historic downtown and exceptional restaurants, Acworth is known for its abundance of parks, lakes, and recreational activities. Outdoor enthusiasts love everything this beautiful town has to offer. 

Located near Lake Allatoona is Allatoona Creek Park. In the northwest portion of Cobb County, Allatoona Creek Park is a ruggedly beautiful nature park featuring many miles of nature trails perfect for hiking and mountain biking. Another famous nature park in Acworth is Cauble Park, a 25-acre lakeside park featuring sandy beaches, picnic areas, and a boat launch. Cauble Park is also renowned for fishing and other water sports. Located just a short distance from Acworth’s center is Red Top Mountain State Park, one of the region’s most beautiful state parks.

For those who prefer to enjoy the great outdoors in comfort, Qualusi Vineyards is a beautiful winery and vineyard featuring wine tastings and special events. For those who prefer hitting the greens, Acworth is home to some of the area’s most prominent golf courses: Woodland Hills Golf Club and Cobblestone Golf Course.  


Acworth is served the Cobb County School District. Top-rated schools include:

  • Acworth Elementary School
  • Pickett’s Mill Elementary School

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Overview for Acworth, GA

22,330 people live in Acworth, where the median age is 36.1 and the average individual income is $31,328. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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36.1 years

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All Schools in Acworth, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Acworth. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Acworth Intermediate School
2nd - 5th
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
6th - 8th
North Cobb Christian School
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Cornerstone Preparatory Academy
K - 12th
No rating available
9th - 12th
6th - 8th
Brookwood Christian Language School
3rd - 12th
No rating available
McCall Primary School
PreK - 1st
No rating available

Around Acworth, GA

There's plenty to do around Acworth, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Towne Square Wine & Spirits, Paul’s Pot Pies, and The Crazy Book Lady.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $$ 3.31 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.35 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.35 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.18 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.62 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.98 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars

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