City of Kennesaw

Small town charm, big city fun. See why your dentist in Kennesaw loves the community.

We Love Kennesaw
City of Kennesaw - Civil war canon with Kennesaw Mountain in the background

Dr. Duncan, your dentist in Kennesaw, GA, and his team treasure living and working at our dental office in the historical city of Kennesaw.  The area northwest of Atlanta is a safe and affordable place to raise a family and centrally located in the state of Georgia. Our college community retains the feel of a quiet, suburban town in the Cobb County area with a booming local market and plenty to see and do.

We invite you to discover some of the attractions, activities, and eateries that make Kennesaw the best place to live in Georgia.

  • Our Cobb County city is bordered by Acworth to the northwest and adjoined by Marietta to the southeast.

  • Kennesaw Mountain, located southeast of Kennesaw, is the highest point in the Atlanta metro area, at an elevation of 1,808 feet above sea level.

  • Until 1887, Kennesaw was known as “Big Shanty” for the many workers’ shanties built along the railway. The name lives on in the annual Big Shanty Festival, downtown Big Shanty Park, and The Art Station.

  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park commemorates a major Civil War battle between Sherman’s forces and the Confederate defenders near Kennesaw Mountain, located about 20 miles northwest of Atlanta.

  • Kennesaw is home to Kennesaw State University, the third largest university in Georgia with more than 35,000 students and offering more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees.

Attractions
Swift-Cantrell Park

Swift-Cantrell Park serves as one of the premier recreation, relaxation, and central gathering places for area residents. Park hours of operation are from 7 am to 10 pm The park is located at 3140 Old 41 Highway in Kennesaw.

Southern Museum

The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, home of the famous “General” locomotive, offers an array of programs and activities. A Smithsonian Institution affiliate, the museum offers a wide range of exhibits.

Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Located at 2382 Pine Mountain Road, Smith-Gilbert Gardens is a City of Kennesaw Botanical Garden with 16 acres for exploration, relaxation, and reflection. The house itself is on the National Register of Historic Homes.

Activities
Farmers Market

The market features a variety of just-picked produce grown by local farmers; freshly baked bread, cakes, and pies from local bakeries; landscape plants, house plants and herbs; homemade jams, jellies, and salsas; and other interesting and fun items.

Town Center Mall

Town Center at Cobb is a wonderful climate-controlled indoor mall, conveniently located two blocks east of I-75 at Exit 269 on Barrett Parkway. With over 175 stores, Town Center at Cobb is Northwest Atlanta’s main shopping destination.

Kennesaw Trail System

With multiple unique trails to choose from, Kennesaw residents are encouraged to hit the walking trails and paths located inside the city. Walking is a gentle, low-impact exercise and one of your body’s most natural forms of exercise.

‘‘ Dr. Duncan is the best dentist in Kennesaw, and his staff is the best dentistry team in Cobb County! ’’

Candice S., Actual Patient

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