Kennesaw, GA, is in theAtlantametropolitan area and has many historic southern homes as well as new developments. Spacious 3- and 4- bedroom homes are common in this thriving city, as well as town homes for smaller families, and brick ranch options for the tastes of almost any home buyer.
A city suburb with a small town atmosphere, Kennesaw’s neighborhoods have access to plenty of parks, green spaces and cultural activities. Legacy Park is a neighborhood that offers homes in a variety of prices and sizes and many amenities including several swimming pools, a number of tennis courts, and an amphitheater for outdoor concerts and events. Lost Mountain is an area with some of the highest-end homes in Kennesaw with expansive homes and properties. With a long railroad history, as well as locales rich with historical significance, the city is home to the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institute. Within downtown, the streets are pedestrian friendly and include a tunnel underneath the railroad tracks for safety and accessibility. For outdoor enthusiasts there are many city walking trails, as well as a concrete skate plaza and a parks and recreation department with family oriented sports activities and programs.
Since Kennesaw is in the metro Atlanta area, a wide variety of economic opportunities and jobs are available to its residents from the technology sector to the fields of education and health care. The city is in Cobb County, where the corporate headquarters of The Home Depot is located, offering thousands of jobs. Both the Cobb County School System and Wellstar, a major healthcare services company, provide over 18,000 and 12,000 jobs, respectively. Lockheed Martin, a global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies company is also located within the northern suburbs of Atlanta. The film and television industry is also growing in the metro area, attracting creative individuals in the production aspect of the entertainment industry.