Why Marietta?

The City of Marietta is an easy choice for your new or expanding business. Marietta is in a prime location less than 20 miles from Atlanta yet has the historical, small town charm that entices many to stay.  With a large and educated workforce, access to main corridors, international airports, and railroads, and a dedicated Economic Development staff, choosing Marietta as your business’s home will not disappoint. 

Our Recognitions 



Marietta’s community is continuously ranked in both state-wide and national polls. See just a few of our honors below:

  • 2020 All-America City, Hall of Fame Award
  • Most Generous City in the United States (#1)     
  • Top 100 Best Places to Live for 2019 (#73)
  • Best Place to Raise a Family in Georgia for 2020 (#3)
  • Most Affordable Cities to Live in Georgia 2018 (#5)
  • Top 10 Best Places to Retire in Georgia for 2019 (#5)
  • Top 15 Best Places to Live in Georgia (#7)

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