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Geography of Cobb County

Cobb County Population:

 

1840: 1114 Households

1850: 11,570 Residents

1860: 10,523 Residents

1870: 13,830 Residents

1880: 20,758 Residents

1900: 24,663 Residents

1910: 28,351 Residents

1920: 30,422 Residents

1930: 35,182 Residents

 

2000: 607,751 Residents

 


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THE GEOGRAPHY OF COBB COUNTY GEORGIA

 

 

Cobb County cities, towns, and villages (2001 Map)

 

2001 Cobb County map

 

 

Current townships (includes unincorporated towns):

Acworth Leland
Austell Lost Mountain
Big Shanty Mableton
Blackwells Macland
Clarkdale Marietta
Elizabeth Oakdale
Fair Oaks Powder Springs
Floyd Smyrna
Kennesaw Vinings

 

In addition, a number of small communities were established over the past two centuries, and you may find references to these in your research. You can find the location of these communities on the historical maps referenced below.

 

Andersonville (not the location of Andersonville Prison)

Black Jack Mt.

Bolton (now in Fulton County)
Cicada

Fulton

Gilmore
Golgotha

Howell's Mills (now in Fulton County)
Irvine

Kolb
Lebanon

Merritts Mills
Mill Grove
Moon's Station

Nickajack

Noon Day

Oakley Mill
Octavia

Proctors
Pumpkin Vine

Roswell (now in Fulton County)

Salt Springs
Sweats Mt.

Sweet Water Town
Upshaw

Vinings Bridge/Station (now Vinings)

Waterman
Westoak

Woodstock

 

Old maps of Cobb County

 

1830 Cherokee Nation, GA (Source: Anthony Finley Co. Map of Georgia, 1830)

 

1834 Cobb County, GA (Source: H.S. Tanner, Map of United States of America, 1834)

 

1855 Cobb County, GA (Source: J.H. Colton Map of Georgia, 1855)

 

1864 Cobb County, GA (Source: Lloyd's Topographical Map of Georgia, 1864)

 

1865 Cobb County, GA (Source: U.S. Coast Survey Map, 1865)

 

1899 Cobb County, GA (Source: Central of Georgia Railway Map of Alabama and Georgia, 1899)

 

1915 Cobb County, GA (Source: Hudgins' Map of Georgia, 1915)

 

1955 Cobb County, GA (Source: Rand McNally Map of Georgia, 1955)

 

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