Everything you could ask for in a safe and family-friendly neighborhood with a small town vibe exists in East Cobb, Georgia. Just 21 miles northwest of Atlanta, this unincorporated community offers an ideal balance of activities and events, with schools that rank among the highest in Georgia. Those who are partial to green, open spaces and natural environments will feel right at home in this suburban community.
Here are four more things you should know about East Cobb, GA should you be interested in becoming a permanent resident.
East Cobb, GA is a tight-knit community
With just over 170,000 residents, East Cobb has the kind of small-town vibe that fosters strong community tines.
When you move here, expect a warm welcome from long-time locals and friendly greetings from passersby when you run your errands.
East Cobb, GA is best for those who love the outdoors
You’ll never run out of outdoor activities or things to do in East Cobb. There’s something for almost every type of outdoor enthusiast.
Fancy hiking or mountain biking on scenic routes? Check out Sope Creek Trail or the Johnson Ferry Trail, both of which are just beside the Chattahoochee River. You can also go fishing, rafting, and kayaking along this magnificent river.
You can also enjoy the outdoors while demonstrating your civic spirit by becoming a volunteer for Sweep the Hooch. This annual activity gathers the trash left in parks, tributaries, and access points along the Chattahoochee River. Go to this link to register for the March 27, 2021 cleanup.
If you enjoy relaxing or exercising out in the open, you can visit the following parks:
- East Cobb Park. Aside from the open fields and walking trails, the park has a large playground and picnic pavilions to accommodate the entire family.
- Sandy Plains Park. Less sprawling as Carl Harrison Park, Sandy Plains features four baseball fields, a few batting cages, and one playground. The park is also a great place to join a youth softball program.
- Fullers Park. The park’s football, soccer, and baseball fields, as well as the indoor basketball gymnasium, have become practice facilities for youth sports teams in the area.
East Cobb, GA boasts top-tier schools
East Cobb has a number of excellent primary, middle, and secondary schools. Most have been consistently praised for their college-readiness programs.
The following schools have also received the National Blue Ribbon School Award, a recognition instituted by the Department of Education for exemplary programs.
- Dickerson Middle School
- Mt. Bethel Elementary School
- Tritt Elementary School
- Timber Ridge Elementary School.
High-ranking secondary schools in East Cobb include:
- Walton High School
- Lassiter High School
- Pope High School
They are among the top schools in the whole state of Georgia.
East Cobb, GA lies close to big cities
Big city luxuries and comforts are often inaccessible in other small towns, but not in East Cobb. It’s just a 24-minute drive to Atlanta and 30 minutes to what’s hot and happening “inside the perimeter” or ITP (the area within the loop created by the I-285 perimeter).
So if you’re someone who prefers to reside in tranquil surroundings but feel the need to occasionally attend major sporting events, concerts, or go on a multi-museum tour when normalcy resumes, East Cobb offers the best of both worlds.
And it’s not just Atlanta that’s accessible. The historic city of Roswell lying northeast of East Cobb is five short miles away. Attend the Beer Festival in March, the Spring Arts and Crafts Festival in May, or sample over 100 flavors of homemade ice cream during Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’ event timed for sweltering August.
These are just some of what await new residents in East Cobb, GA.
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