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A Taste of Marietta, Georgia

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT MARIETTA?

  1. Marietta is a city located in central Cobb County, Georgia, and is its county seat. As of the 2008 census, the city had a total population of 67,021.

  2. Culture:  Downtown is the town square and former location of the county courthouse. The square is the site of several cultural productions and public events, including a weekly farmer's market. Incorporated in 1993, Theatre in the Square is a year-round professional theater, producing a five-show subscription season as well as summer and holiday shows. The Strand Theatre has been renovated back to its original design and features classical films and other events. The Marietta Museum of History exhibits the history of the city and county. The museum is home to thousands of artifacts including items from Marietta residents and businesses. The Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum, also called "Scarlett On the Square", houses a collection of memorabilia related to both the book and the film.

  3. The median income for a household in the city was $40,645, and the median income for a family was $47,340. Males had a median income of $31,186 versus $30,027 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,409. About 11.5% of families and 15.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.3% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.

Radio Stations
WRFG 89.3 FM Atlanta, GA Variety
W209CG (WHHR) 89.7 FM Tallapoosa, GA Christian Contemporary
WCLK 91.9 FM Atlanta, GA Clark Atlanta University Jazz
WSTR 94.1 FM Smyrna, GA Top-40
WUMJ 97.5 FM Fayetteville, GA Urban Contemporary
WWWQ 99.7 FM Atlanta, GA Top-40
WPZE 102.5 FM Mableton, GA Gospel Music
W275BK (WAMJ) 102.9 FM Decatur, GA Urban Contemporary
WVEE 103.3 FM Atlanta, GA Urban Contemporary
WWVA 105.7 FM Canton, GA Top-40
WHTA 107.9 FM Hampton, GA Hip Hop
WAMJ 107.5 FM Roswell, GA Urban Contemporary
WCNN 680 AM North Atlanta, GA Sports

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Demographics of Marietta, Georgia

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

56.49%

33.50%

0.32%

2.97%

16.93%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Marietta, Georgia

     
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Businesses in Marietta, Georgia


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Abbey’s Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   2667 Powder Springs Rd SW #120 Marietta, GA (678) 567-1866

  2. Addey's Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -   2667 Powder Spring Rd Suite 120, Marietta, GA 30064 (678) 567-1866

  3. Alott'a Napps -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   1955 Bells Ferry Rd. Marietta,Atlanta, GA 30066 (770) 256-7878

  4. Carlos Lissimore Salon & Spa & Wellness Center -  Category: Black Beauty Salon & Spa -   2501 E Piedmont Rd Ste 170 Marietta, Georgia (770) 590-0200  - (visit website)

  5. Changing Faces Salon & Hair Spa -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   1200 Cobb Parkway North, Marietta, GA 30062-9221 (678) 290-9422  - (visit website)

  6. Hair Job Search -  Category: Hair Care -  HairJobSearch.com is free to join for barbers, cosmetologist, and shop owners. Get hair industry advice from celebrity hairstylist on the latest hairstyles, the best haircuts for men and special deals of cutting edge salon equipment.   - 1417 Wood Hollow Ln, Marietta, GA (770) 693-8206  - (visit website)

  7. JC & C Hair Salon & Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Hair Care -   2800 Canton Rd. Suite. 700, Marietta, GA 30066 (707) 425-2881

  8. Kaleidoscope Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   1475 Terrell Mill Rd. Suite 107 Marietta, GA 30067 (770) 235-2425

  9. Niyzshae Hair Salon -  Category: Black Beauty Salon & Spa -   627 Cherokee Street, Suite 14 Marietta, GA 30067 (770) 427-8415

  10. Salon Avenue Suites -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   2550 Sandy Plains Rd., Suite 155 Marietta, GA 30066 (770) 676-7577

  11. Salon Infinity -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   2325 Powder Springs Rd, Marietta, GA 30064 (770) 794-4600  - (visit website)

  12. Salon 317 -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   3015 Canton Rd Ste 10, Marietta, GA 30066 (678) 887-1393 - (visit website)

  13. Tara"s Place -  Category: Black Beauty Salon & Spa -   3191 Hicks Road Upper level Marietta, Georgia (678) 598-7330

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. AfriGeneas -  -  Category: Black/African American Genealogy -     1496 Soaring Pointe NE Marietta, GA 30062-3268  - (visit website)

  2. Each One Teach One Learning Academy -  A 24 hour in-home daycare service accepting all ages. Pick-up and drop off service. -   98 Talley St SE (770) 363-8194

  3. J. Smith Revealed Studios -  Category: Photography -  Photography Studios, Make-up Bar and Print shop located in Marietta GA. It features a 2500 sq ft facilities, with a make up room, receptionist area, print room, wardrobe room, garage doors for easy accessibility and two 10x20 fact drop systems.   460 Glover St. SE Suite B, Marietta, GA (678) 491-7620  - (visit website)

  4. Move The Crowd Djs -  Mobile disc jockey company specializing in weddings,family reunions, and corporate events. -   1306 Old Coach Rd (404) 234-7370   - (visit website)

  5. The Bronner Bros. Enterprise -  Category: Black Hair and Skin Care Producers -   2141 Powers Ferry Road, Marietta, GA 30067 (707) 988-0015  - (visit website)

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AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE

  1. African American Sports Museum -   Category: Museum   -   120 Powers Ferry Rd SE Marietta, GA 30067 (770) 977-0938

  2. Avisca Fine Art -   Category: Arts & Culture   -   2100 Roswell Rd # 200C, Marietta, GA (770) 977-2732   - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Motherland Kitchen and Spices -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   Suite 340, 2359 Windy Hill Road, Marietta, GA 30067 (770) 402-7077  - (visit website)

  2. Nattys Jamaican & Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   680 Powder Springs St # 108, Marietta, GA 30064-3683 (678) 354-3838

  3. Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q -  Category: Bar-B-Q -   160 Cobb Pkwy S, Marietta, GA 30060 (770) 428-1534   - (visit website)

  4. Talk of the Town -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   2615 Austell Rd SE Marietta, GA 30008 (770) 439-1667

  5. Willie Rae's -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   25 N Park Sq NE, Marietta, GA 30060 (770) 792-9995

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Having grown up in the First Baptist Church of Marietta, I had the impression that separating whites from blacks was the idea of the white church members. Differing musical styles were a major part of the reason.

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CHURCHES



  1. Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church -  566 Whitlock Avenue Northwest Marietta, GA 30064-3118 (770) 428-3681

  2. Powerhouse International Church -   Church Launch Party Please join us for our official church launch party  3360 Hicks Road Marietta, GA 30060 (404) 514-4146  - (visit website)

  3. Turner Chapel AME -  492 North Marietta Parkway Marietta, Georgia 30060 (770) 422-6791 - (visit website)

  4. Zion Baptist Church -  165 Lemon Street Marietta, Georgia 30060 (770) 427-8749

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Crystal's -  Category: Nightclub -  Tuesday nights is open mic night  - 150 Roswell St Ne, Marietta, GA 30060 (770) 792-8840

  2. Faces Lounge -  Category: Nightclub -  Marietta Karaoke,  - 138 Powers Ferry Rd Se, Marietta, GA 30067 (770) 579-3801

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Art in the Park
    (September)   Location: Held in Glover Par

    The largest juried art shows in the Southeast.


  2. Juneteenth Celebration
    (June)   Location: Historic Marietta Square and Glover Park in downtown Marietta, Ga - (770) 425-5757

    A cultural festival that celebrates Juneteenth, the name given to the date June 19, 1865 commemorating the date that the last United States slaves were freed.


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