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About Kennesaw, Georgia

mandatory for the {{cleanup}} template is being discussed. See the request for comment to help reach a consensus.?Kennesaw is a city in Cobb County, Georgia, United States. It had a population of 29,783 according to the 2010 census. It is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Founded in 1887, Kennesaw has a past surrounded with railroad history. During the Civil War, Kennesaw was the staging ground for the Great Locomotive Chase on April 12, 1862.In 2007, the city was selected by Family Circle magazine as one of the nation's "10 best towns for families". The award was aimed at identifying the best communities nationally that combine big-city opportunities with suburban charm, a blend of affordable housing, good jobs, top-rated public schools, wide-open spaces, and less stress. [citation needed] However, the city is perhaps known for its mandatory gun-possession law as well as alleged racial discrimination by its city government.

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Kennesaw Facts

  • Population Total: 29783
  • Square Miles: 8.4
  • Area Code: 678/770
  • Elevation: 1089
  • Postal Codes: 30144/30152/
  • Timezone: North American Eastern
  • Website: http://www.kennesaw-ga.gov