Want to relocate to one of the premier destinations in the Atlanta metropolitan area? Kennesaw, Georgia is the ideal place for both families and businesses.

This city has approximately 32,000 residents and is a lovely place to work, live, play, and learn. It has the perfect balance of big-city amenities and the charm of a small town. You can enjoy:

  • Athletic facilities, green pastures, beautiful parks, and public buildings.
  • Incredible schools.
  • Various recreational programs.
  • Safe and friendly neighborhoods with a central business district.

Attractions in Kennesaw

Kennesaw has both indoor and outdoor attractions for people of all ages. Make sure you go through the list below and also check out the Kennesaw calendar for various special events scheduled for this month:

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

This 3000-acre park has more than 17 miles of trail. You can go into the visitor’s center to learn about the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. It has various items from the Civil War. You can also see downtown Atlanta and its surrounding areas from the mountain top.

Kennesaw Battlefield Park
Kennesaw Battlefield Park is one of many outdoor attractions the city has to offer.

Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

The Great Locomotive Chase is one of the significant incidents in the Civil War. This museum features The General from that chase. It depicts the story of the railroads using various museum collections, libraries, archives, and special exhibits.

Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Formerly the Smith-Gilbert Arboretum the gardens have more than 3000 plant species and over 30 sculptures designed by some of the widely popular artists. Explore the garden and also the home established in 1880.

Kennesaw Skatepark

This 40,000 square foot skatepark has a flow course and a bowl. But, its main attraction is the Street League Skateboarding Foundation Certified Skate Plaza.

Swift-Cantrell Park

Swift-Cantrell Park is the largest community park in Kennesaw. It expanses over 42-acres and has three picnic pavilions, a dog park, a 1-mile asphalt trail, two age-appropriate playgrounds, a fitness station, a lighted skatepark, a splash pad, and an inner-loop asphalt trail. It remains open from 7 am to 10 pm.

Zuckerman Museum of Art

The Kennesaw State University hosts the Zuckerman Museum of Art that features a wide collection of rotating exhibits. It also hosts various events now and then.

KENNESAW COURTHOUSES

City of Kennesaw Municipal Court

2529 J.O. Stephenson Ave, Kennesaw, GA 30144

(770) 429-4531

The City of Kennesaw Municipal Court is held on Tuesday of each week in the Court/Council Chambers of City Hall, located at 2529 J.O. Stephenson Avenue (doors facing Watts Drive), beginning at 2 pm.

KENNESAW DMV’S

Driver License Office

3690 Old 41 Hwy NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144

(770) 917-9501

Services:

  • Driver’s License
  • Identification Cards
  • Written Test
  • Road Test
  • Commercial
  • CDL Written
  • CDL Driving

KENNESAW POLICE DEPARTMENT

Kennesaw Police Department

2529 J.O. Stephenson Ave, Kennesaw, GA 30144

(770) 422-2505

The Kennesaw Police Department is a full-service municipal police agency committed to providing high-quality law enforcement to those who live, work, and travel through the City of Kennesaw.  The Department operates in partnership with the community to protect life and property, preserve the peace, and prevent crime and disorder.

In 2009, the Department earned accreditation from CALEA (Commission for Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies), requiring putting policies and procedures in place to meet 463 standards, verifying their commitment to providing the best service for the city.

KENNESAW FIRE DEPARTMENT

Cobb County Fire Department

2380 Cobb Pkwy NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152

(770) 528-8000

Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services exists to provide superior fire, rescue, and emergency services to the citizens and visitors of Cobb County.

We exist to provide superior fire, rescue, and emergency services to the citizens and visitors of Cobb County in a proficient, professional, and compassionate manner. We continuously promote life safety within the county by practicing prevention, planning, education, and training. We believe the hard work and professionalism of our firefighters, inspectors, investigators, educators, and civilian staff members contribute to the safe environment enjoyed by those who live, work, and visit our great county.

KENNESAW LIBRARIES

The two libraries in Kennesaw are:

Cobb County Public Library – Kennesaw Library

2250 Lewis Street, Kennesaw, GA 30144

(770) 528-2529

West Cobb Regional Library

1750 Dennis Kemp Lane, Kennesaw, GA 30144

(770) 528-4699

KENNESAW HOSPITALS

The local hospital include:

Kennesaw Pediatrics Newborn Center

3745 Cherokee Street NW, Suite 301, Kennesaw, GA 30144

(770) 429-1005

Kennesaw Pediatrics Newborn Center is devoted exclusively to the care of our youngest patients; a special place where every detail is centered on your new baby and family. Our board-certified pediatricians and staff specialize in newborn health and especially love taking care of the needs of your unique family.

At the Newborn Center, each visit is focused on you and your baby. Our staff takes the time to ensure that you feel fully informed and ready for each stage of your baby’s first year while making sure that your baby receives the latest and best in medical care.

You’ll find well-baby checks, sick care, lactation support, labs, and more in one comfortable, convenient location. From the design of the exam rooms to our 7-day-a-week hours, to our expert staff, Kennesaw Pediatrics has thought of everything to make your visits as easy and worry-free as possible.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Town Center

625 Big Shanty Rd NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144

(404) 785-5437

Children’s is dedicated to making the kids of Cobb better today and healthier tomorrow by offering outpatient services, like urgent care and radiology.

When your child has a minor injury or illness and your family’s pediatrician is not available, Children’s Urgent Care is here for you especially on evenings, weekends and holidays.

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