Kennesaw-a great place to live, learn, work and play.
Kennesaw takes great pride in protecting and managing its historical and cultural resources for future generations. With such attractions as the Smithsonian affiliated Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History and Smith-Gilbert Gardens, Kennesaw is a great place to “get your learn on”. It is also home to Kennesaw State University, the third largest college in the state with over 35,000. KSU is one of the top 50 largest colleges in the country. Home to KSU Owls, an NCAA Division I school.
Kennesaw has a beautifully maintained downtown area that is steeped not only in cultural and historical significance but also boasts new and improved public areas and renovated buildings with delightfully eclectic shops and restaurants. In the summer you can find food trucks, festivals and folks out walking with their pets. The restaurants there have large outside eating areas, rooftop bars or patios, perfect for enjoying the great weather and getting in your people watching.
Kennesaw’s Parks & Recreation programs, special events and facilities, efficient street and sanitation services, environmental initiatives, and a strong, caring Police Department play central roles in supporting and sustaining this vibrant suburb’s livability and economic vitality.
Kennesaw was in the news when the city unanimously passed a law requiring “every head of household to maintain a firearm together with ammunition.” After passage of the law, the burglary rate in Kennesaw declined, and today the City has the lowest crime rate in Cobb County.
To find more info on Kennesaw, check out http://www.kennesaw-ga.gov/
Population is approx. 32,000
School info can be found here: http://www.cobbk12.org/kennesaw/
The median home price in Kennesaw is $201,600
The zip codes serving Kennesaw are 30144, 30152, 30156, and 30160
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