is located about 10 miles northwest of Atlanta, Georgia and
is considered an integral part of theMetro
Atlanta area. Known as the "Jonquil
City", it derives this name from the thousands of jonquils
that flourish in gardens and along the streets in early spring.
15-minute drive from downtown Atlanta, yet free of the congestion.
and active new downtown area "The Village Green",
the winner of the prestigious Urban Land Institutes
Award of Excellence, includes a new library, community center,
retail and mixed-use development, city hall and charming homes.
Throughout Smyrna you will find:
homes priced from the $300s to $1 millions
neighborhoods with a vast array of amenities for residents
jogging trails, pools, lighted tennis courts, public golf
courses and much more
camps, sports and recreational activities for children to
Center and Museum
concerts and family events on the Village Green
of Smyrna has developed a reputation for smart growth and
revitalization and was recently awarded the Urban Land Institutes
Award for Excellence. The City of Smyrna, for more than a
decade, has been in the business of reinventing itself and
setting the standard for community. As a recipient of the
Government Finance Officers Associations "Distinguished
Budget Presentation Award," the City of Smyrna continues
to serve its citizens well, with integrity and minded, earned
is pro-business and service-oriented committed to business
as well as the business of community and its residents. Smyrna
has long been an integral part of the growth and development
of Cobb County and is recognized as one of the most desirable
places to live in the entire Metropolitan Atlanta area, the
place to be
the place to call home.
terms, the City of Smyrna exhibits some excellent physical
characteristics. With an average temperature of 61.4 degrees,
the climate is very favorable consisting of warm summers and
moderate winters. Between these seasons, the Smyrna area is
decorated with thousands of jonquils blooming in the spring
and a colorful change of leaves in the fall. The general terrain
of the area is characteristic of the piedmont region of Georgia.
One will find hills with broad ridges, sloping uplands, and
relatively narrow valleys. Our city sits at an altitude of
1,150 feet above sea level.
leadership and strong community spirit, Smyrna has become
one of the most popular places to reside in the metro-Atlanta
area. Voted by Atlanta Magazine as one of the top 10 places
to live in the Atlanta area, it is no wonder that more people
are choosing Smyrna to raise their children. The "small
town" atmosphere offered here is the type of lifestyle
many seek when deciding where to raise their families.
important attribute of Smyrna is its location in relationship
to major transportation modes. Being a citizen of Smyrna means
having ready access to several different methods of conveyance.
The City is strategically located near three interstates and
intrastate highway systems: I-75, I-20, and I-285. Downtown
Atlanta is a 15-minute drive via the interstate and Atlantas
Hartsfield International Airport is only a 30-minute drive
away. In addition, several principal arterial roadways, such
as Cobb Parkway (U.S. Highway 41), Atlanta Road (State Highway
3) and South Cobb Drive (State Highway 280), pass through
the municipality. Smyrna will also benefit from the route
(and recently completed section) of the East-West Connector
road extension through Cobb County. The Cobb Community Transit
(CCT) bus system provides public transportation for our residents
with links to the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
(MARTA) rapid-rail network. There are also two major railways
that service Smyrna and four airports can be found within
an 18-mile radius of the City.
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