Bartow County is conveniently located just a few hours from Chattanooga, Tenneessee; Birmingham, Alabama; Greenville, South Carolina; and Charlotte, North Carolina; Bartow County's location on Interstate 75 provides residents and visitors with easy access to large cities and opportunities for expansion.
Major companies make their home in Bartow, including Shaw Industries, Trinity Rail, Cartersville Medical Center and Anheuser-Busch, and it’s no wonder why. This little haven boasts the best parts of big city life and small-town living with both Civil War and Native American sites, dining, the world’s first outdoor Coca-Cola sign, theaters, concerts, shopping, art and museums, including the Tellus: Northwest Georgia Science Museum — the first digital planetarium in north Georgia. The beautifully restored Victorian mansion, Rose Lawn Museum in Cartersville, is also a great stop for history buffs who are interested in reading the writings of Sam Jones and Rebecca Latimer Felton.
School districts are separate for Bartow County and for Cartersville, its largest city, providing a variety of private and public education options.
Adairsville is rich in history and Southern charm. Nestled in a cozy setting, visitors are invited to experience this city once known as Oothcalooga Village and Adair Station.
Located on the Etowah River with Lake Allatoona nearby, recreational and cultural opportunities abound in Cartersville. Established in 1850, this 20,000-resident city has a significant amount of history, including several places in Historic Downtown that have impacted the community like the Grand Theatre, Booth Western Art Museum and Bartow History Center.
Home to the developing 1,300-acre LakePoint Sporting Community, Emerson serves about 1,500 residents and is a gateway to Red Top Mountain State Park, which is surrounded by the area's recreation lake, Lake Allatoona.
Pronounced "you-harley," this city is named after Euharlee Creek, which is a Cherokee name meaning, "she laughs as she runs." Euharlee is the third largest city in Bartow and home to two schools, while also maintaining a police force and fire station.
Sharing the city limits with Polk and Bartow counties Taylorsville serves fewer than 500 residents, but Plant Bowen, a coal-fired power station, is located nearby. The Georgia Power facility has the second largest generating capacity of any coal-fired power plant in North America and the largest in the U.S.
"A City Poised for Growth," Kingston is rich in antebellum history and displays its pride through artifacts, scrapbooks and photographs in two museums maintained by the Kingston Woman's History Club.
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