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Acworth is a small town located in Cobb County in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains. The population is approximately 17,000. Nicknamed "The Lake City," Acworth lies along the banks of Lake Acworth, Lake Allatoona and Etowah River. During the American Civil War, the city was burned nearly to the ground, except for a few homes. Today, Acworth relies heavily on tourism for its economy. The town is near Lake Allatoona, which is one of the most popular recreational lakes in northern Georgia. Red Top Mountain State Park is located on the shores of the lake, which receives nearly seven million visitors each year. Lake Allatoona is situated along the Etowah River, which is a tributary of Coosa River, and several marinas and boat ramps are located around the lake. Activities at Lake Allatoona include swimming, fishing, boating, hunting and camping. The serene surroundings make it a perfect spot for picnicking. Fourteen Corps of Engineers day use parks are also available in the area for public use. These parks have swimming beaches, picnic shelters, ball fields, fishing jetties, horseshoe pits and volleyball areas. The visitor center at Lake Allatoona features exhibits of the history of the area, including Indian history, gold mining and iron making, from the Civil War up to the present day.

Surrounding areas: Allatoona Lake, Georgia (5.5 mi), Marietta, Georgia (10.7 mi), Thurmond Lake, Georgia (21.7 mi), Atlanta, Georgia (27.5 mi), Rome, Georgia (30.9 mi), Jasper, Georgia (31.2 mi), Cumming, Georgia (32.2 mi)

Acworth Vacation Rentals

Acworth Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Americas Best Value Inn5245 Glade RdAcworth, GA (770) 966-1644
Best Western Frontier Inn Motel5155 Cowan RdAcworth, GA (770) 974-0116
Comfort Suites Acworth200 North Point WayAcworth, GA (678) 574-4222
Days Inn Acworth5035 Cowan RdAcworth, GA (770) 974-1700
Econo Lodge4980 Cowan RdAcworth, GA (770) 976-1922
Holiday Inn Express184 N PT WayAcworth, GA (770) 975-9920
Ramada LTD164 N PointwayAcworth, GA (770) 975-9000
Towneplace Suites By Marriott Atlanta / Kennesaw1074 Cobb Pl Blvd NWKennesaw, GA4.6 mi.(800) 257-3000
Holiday Inn Express-kennesaw2485 George Busbee Pkwy NWKennesaw, GA4.9 mi.(770) 427-5210
Intown Suites Atlanta Northwest2570 N Cobb PkwyKennesaw, GA4.9 mi.(770) 590-0825
Travelodge1460 George Busbee PkwyKennesaw, GA5.0 mi.(770) 590-0519
Springhill Suites By Marriott3399 Town Point DrKennesaw, GA6.0 mi.(770) 218-5550
Country Inn And Suites3192 Barrett Lakes BlvdKennesaw, GA6.3 mi.(770) 423-7105
Residence Inn By Marriott Towncenter3443 Busbee Dr NWKennesaw, GA6.3 mi.(770) 218-1018
Sun Suites Of Town Center3174 Barrett Lakes BlvdKennesaw, GA6.3 mi.(770) 424-5410
Studioplus3316 Busbee DrKennesaw, GA6.6 mi.(770) 425-6101
Extended Stay America3000 George Busbee PkwyKennesaw, GA6.7 mi.(770) 422-1403
Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta NW/ Kennesaw Town Center895 Cobb Place BlvdKennesaw, GA6.7 mi.(678) 322-1140
Suburban Lodge Of Kennesaw/town Center2900 George Busbee PkwyKennesaw, GA6.7 mi.(800) 951-7829
Best Western3375 George Busbee PkwyKennesaw, GA6.8 mi.(770) 424-7666
Days Inn - Kennesaw760 Cobb Place BlvdKennesaw, GA6.8 mi.(770) 419-1576
Quality Inn- Kennesaw750 Cobb Place BlvdKennesaw, GA6.8 mi.(770) 419-1530
Fairfield Inn By Marriott Kennesaw3425 George Busbee PkwyKennesaw, GA6.9 mi.(770) 427-9700
Comfort Inn2489 George Busbee PkwyKennesaw, GA7.3 mi.(770) 499-9200
Super 82625 George Busbee PkwyKennesaw, GA7.4 mi.(770) 426-0045
Wingate Inn Kennesaw560 Greers Chapel RdKennesaw, GA7.4 mi.(770) 514-7344
Red Roof Inn Kennesaw520 Roberts CT NWKennesaw, GA7.5 mi.(770) 429-0323
Suburban Lodge Woodstock106 Woodpark BlvdWoodstock, GA8.9 mi.(800) 951-7829
Comfort Suites340 Pkwy 575Woodstock, GA9.3 mi.(770) 517-9650
Hampton Inn Woodstock450 Pkwy 575Woodstock, GA9.3 mi.(770) 592-2323
In Town Suites Woodstock470 Pkwy 575Woodstock, GA9.3 mi.(770) 592-7848
Knights Inn420 E Church StCartersville, GA9.5 mi.(770) 386-7263
Extended Stay America1051 Canton RdMarietta, GA9.7 mi.(770) 499-9550
Bartow Motel803 JFH Pkwy SeCartersville, GA9.8 mi.(770) 382-2112
Best Western Inn & Suites5663 Hwy 20 NeCartersville, GA9.8 mi.(770) 386-1569
Comfort Inn28 Hwy 20 Spur SeCartersville, GA9.8 mi.(770) 387-1800
Country Inn & Suites43 SR 20 SpurCartersville, GA9.8 mi.(770) 386-5888
Econo Lodge CartersvilleCarson Loop RdCartersville, GA9.8 mi.(770) 386-3303
Hampton Inn Cartersville5600 Hwy 20 SECartersville, GA9.8 mi.(770) 382-8999
Holiday Inn Cartersville2336 Hwy 411 NeCartersville, GA9.8 mi.(770) 386-0830
Bed & Breakfast
Shellmont Bed & Breakfast Lodge821 Piedmont Ave NeAtlanta, GA26.2 mi.(404) 872-9290
Oakwood House Bed & Breakfast951 Edgewood Ave NeAtlanta, GA28.2 mi.(404) 521-9320

Acworth Weather & Climate

North Central Georgia's  weather. is impacted by the mountains. Most of the state is humid subtropical, although the weather in winter is colder and snowier in the northern regions. However, even in the mountains, snowfall is moderate compared to other parts of the United States. Freezing rain and ice is more of a problem. Most summer days in north-central Georgia are hot and humid. The entire state receives moderate to heavy rainfall. Autumn's are sunny and cool. September and October are the driest months. The first freeze of the year typically occurs in November, except in the northern mountains, where it occurs in October.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 50°F 28°F 5.82 in. -
February 55°F 30°F 5.08 in. -
March 63°F 38°F 5.94 in. -
April 72°F 44°F 4.50 in. -
May 79°F 53°F 4.32 in. -
June 85°F 61°F 4.25 in. -
July 89°F 66°F 4.59 in. -
August 88°F 65°F 4.40 in. -
September 82°F 58°F 3.60 in. -
October 73°F 46°F 3.38 in. -
November 63°F 38°F 4.21 in. -
December 53°F 31°F 4.34 in. -

Acworth Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Dekalb Peachtree airport (PDK) located about 25 miles southeast of Acworth in Atlanta, Georgia, the Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International airport (ATL) located approximately 32 miles south of Acworth in Atlanta, Georgia, the Richard B Russell airport (RMG) located roughly 33 miles northwest of Acworth in Rome, Georgia, Gwinnett County Briscoe Field (LZU) located around 41 miles east of Acworth in Lawrenceville, Georgia, Lovell Field (CHA) located about 73 miles northwest of Acworth in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and finally the Anniston Metropolitan airport (ANB) located approximately 75 miles west of Acworth in Anniston, Alabama.

Acworth Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
American AdventuresMariettaGA10.7 mi.
Six Flags Over GeorgiaAustellGA17.7 mi.
Lakewood FairgroundsAtlantaGA27.5 mi.
Stone Mountain ParkStone MountainGA34.1 mi.
Lake WinnepesaukahRossvilleGA72.2 mi.
Water Parks
White Water ParkMariettaGA10.7 mi.
Lake Lanier Island Beach & Water ParkLake Lanier IslandGA37.7 mi.
Surfside Water ParkAuburnAL110.8 mi.
Golf Courses
Centennial Golf ClubAcworthGA 
Cobblestone Golf CourseAcworthGA 
Green Valley Greens Golf CourseCartersvilleGA9.6 mi.
Royal Oaks Golf ClubCartersvilleGA9.6 mi.
Cherokee Golf CenterWoodstockGA9.8 mi.
Eagle Watch Golf ClubWoodstockGA9.8 mi.
Golf Club at Bradshaw FarmWoodstockGA9.8 mi.
Towne Lake Hills Golf ClubWoodstockGA9.8 mi.
City Club MariettaMariettaGA10.8 mi.
Green Valley Golf CourseJakinGA14.3 mi.
Creek Side Golf & Country ClubHiramGA14.4 mi.
Bridge Mill Athletic ClubCantonGA15.6 mi.
Woodmont Golf & Country ClubCantonGA15.6 mi.
Dogwood Golf & Country ClubAustellGA17.9 mi.
Goodyear Golf ClubRockmartGA21.3 mi.
Prospect Valley Golf ClubRockmartGA21.3 mi.
Crooked Creek Golf ClubAlpharettaGA22.1 mi.
RiverPines Golf CourseAlpharettaGA22.1 mi.
Trophy Club of AtlantaAlpharettaGA22.1 mi.
Indian Ridge Golf ClubAdairsvilleGA24.9 mi.
St Andrews Country ClubWinstonGA25.3 mi.
Country Club of West GeorgiaVilla RicaGA26.8 mi.
Alfred Tup Holmes Golf ClubAtlantaGA28.2 mi.
Bobby Jones Golf CourseAtlantaGA28.2 mi.
Candler Park Golf CourseAtlantaGA28.2 mi.
Charlie Yates Golf CourseAtlantaGA28.2 mi.
Cross Creek Golf ClubAtlantaGA28.2 mi.
Lakeside Golf ClubAtlantaGA28.2 mi.
North Fulton Golf CourseAtlantaGA28.2 mi.
Sugar Creek Golf & Tennis ClubAtlantaGA28.2 mi.
Ski Areas
Scaly MountainScaly MountainNC101.3 mi.
State Parks
George Washington Carver State ParkGA4.5 mi. 
Red Top Mountain State ParkGA5.3 mi. 
Sweetwater Creek State ParkGA22.0 mi. 
Kennesaw Civil War MuseumKennesawGA4.6 mi.(History)
Robert C. Williams American Museum of PapermakingAtlantaGA27.5 mi.(Technology)
Hammonds House Galleries & Resource Center OF African American ArtAtlantaGA27.5 mi.(Art)
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia - MOCA|GAAtlantaGA27.5 mi.(Art)
Oglethorpe University MuseumAtlantaGA27.5 mi.(Art)
Oglethorpe University MuseumAtlantaGA27.5 mi.(Art)
Pasarya Museum of ArtAtlantaGA27.5 mi.(Art)
Atlanta History CenterAtlantaGA27.5 mi.(History)
Martha Berry MuseumRomeGA30.9 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
Zoo AtlantaAtlantaGA27.5 mi.
Tennessee AquariumChattanoogaTN76.7 mi.
Warner Park ZooChattanoogaTN76.7 mi.

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