Acworth is a city in Cobb County, Georgia, United States. It is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, this city had a population of 20,425, up from 13,422 at the 2000 census. Acworth is located in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains along the southeastern banks of Lake Acworth and Lake Allatoona on the Etowah River. Unincorporated areas known as Acworth extend into Bartow, Cherokee, and Paulding counties respectively.
Acworth's nickname is "The Lake City". Acworth Beach is located on nearby Lake Allatoona and Lake Acworth.
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Location in Cobb County and the state of Georgia
Acworth is located in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains along the southeastern banks of Lake Acworth and Lake Allatoona on the Etowah River. It is bordered by the city of Kennesaw to the southeast and by Bartow and Cherokee counties to the north.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.8 square miles (22.7 km2), of which 8.3 square miles (21.4 km2) is land and 0.54 square miles (1.4 km2), or 6.05%, is water.
Unincorporated areas considered Acworth for mailing purposes extend into southeast Bartow County, southwest Cherokee County, and northeast Paulding County. Some of the incorporated portions of Acworth east of Nance Road and Acworth Due West Road have a Kennesaw mailing address.
Nearby Lake Allatoona is used for fishing, boating, water skiing, camping and hiking.