Cartersville, Georgia is located in Bartow County, and it resides on the northwestern edge of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Cartersville is also the county seat for the region, and it has a population of nearly 20,000. The area is home to a variety of beautiful homes. Most are more affordable, making this city a great destination for families. However, there are a few luxury homes with several bedrooms and a lot of land.
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With a motto, "Be Charmed, Be Prosperous, Belong," it is not surprising that so many Georgia residents love calling Cartersville home. The geography of the area provides many beautiful landmarks for residents, including the Etowah River, Nancy Creek, and Lake Allatoona. In addition, this area experiences a mild climate, with hot summers. Cartersville is also conveniently located to larger cities. It is about 40 miles from Atlanta. Chattanooga, Tennessee is also close by, approximately 75 miles away. In addition, Cartersville borders several communities, including Adairsville, Emerson, White, Kingston, Stilesboro, Euharlee, and Cassviile. Most of the residents rely on the Interstate 75 for transportation. Other conveniently traveled roads include State Route 3, State Route 293, State Route 61, State Route 21, Highway 411, and Highway 41.
The town of Cartersville is constantly growing. It is home to several families and children. Most of the children attend school in the city at private and public schools. Georgia Highlands College also has a campus in Cartersville that many residents attend. Those who are not in school often work for one of the companies in the area. Anheuser-Busch is one of the top employers. However, many people also work for Trinity Rail, Shaw Industries, Georgia Power, Gerdau Ameristeel, and Calico Valley Honey. In addition, Cartersville has a few larger medical centers that attract residents and members from neighboring communities. The area is filled with culture. It is home to multiple museums including the Booth Western Art Museum, The Bartow History Museum, and the Tellus Science Museum. NASA has a camera at the science museum that tracks meteors. Cartersville is also home to the Rose Lawn, the former house of evangelist Samuel Porter Jones. The Etowah Mounds are also found in Cartersville. This is an archaeological Native American site that is popular among residents and tourists. While in Cartersville, you can also see the first Coca-Cola sign that was painted on a local pharmacy. The culture, sites, and affordability of the area are key benefits among the homeowners.