Acworth is a city in Cobb County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 20,425. 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.
Acworth's nickname is "The Lake City." Acworth Beach is located on nearby Lake Allatoona and Lake Acworth. The city is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area.
During Segregation, the railroad tracks served as a racial divide, with the Afro-Americans living to the northeast of the tracks and the whites to the southwest. There were few common public events. When a movie theater was erected in the 1930s, blacks were allowed to access the balcony from a separate entrance. Whites sat on the main floor.
African-American students were schooled separately from white children until 1967.
The median income for a household in the city was $50,918, and the median income for a family was $55,163.
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