East Cobb was once considered a quaint bedroom community of Atlanta, just ten miles from downtown and across the Chattahoochee River. Today, East Cobb is vibrant with both residential and commercial growth. IBM and Lockheed Aeronautical are two of the powerful companies who have made East Cobb their home base. The close proximity to Atlanta and the area’s top-rated schools have made East Cobb one of the most sought after locations for families and a reliable resale investment. Empty nesters also are attracted to the favorable property tax advantages.
East Cobb is an enclave of beautiful homes and popular subdivisions with active swim and tennis clubs. The prestigious Atlanta Country Club and the Indian Hills Country Club are an exclusive haven for golfers and tennis players.
East Cobb is also know for its stunning parkland. The picturesque East Cobb Park with walking trails, a picnic pavilion and a recreation area, is one of the 40 plus parks in the area. The Chattahoochee River runs along the southern edge of East Cobb, providing miles of retreat for fishing, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, hiking and picnicking.
The Cobb County school district is the second largest in Georgia with an excellent reputation — nearly 50 schools within the district have been awarded Schools of Excellence, state or nationwide. Both of East Cobb’s public universities — Kennesaw State University and Southern Polytechnic State University — are part of the University System of Georgia.
East Cobb is brimming with cultural attractions, including the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Cobb Symphony Orchestra, the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, Theatre in the Square and the annual Taste of East Cobb. A roster of international businesses host conventions at The Cobb Galleria Centre, which is considered Atlanta’s premier convention center.