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Cobb County, GA currently has six (6) cities. We compiled details on each city from information readily found online at the Cobb County website and Wikipedia. The Table Of Cobb County Cities includes the number of city councilors who represent the residents, in addition to the current Cobb County Commissioners. In the last line, we included that details for the proposed City of East Cobb to allow the comparison to be made. While the details remain to be finalized, this serves to provide an approximate comparison and illustrates the "City-Lite" approach would provide additional representation that is aligned with other cities in the county.

Table of Cobb County Cities

City Name
Inc.
Area (sq.mi)
Population (est.)
Council
Local Rep Ratio (council:pop.)
Acworth 1840 9.68 22,818 1 Mayor + 5 Councillors 1:4,564
Austell 1885 5.95 7,170 1 Mayor + 6 Councillors 1:1,195
Kennesaw 1887 9.82 34,077 1 Mayor + 5 Councillors 1:6,815
Marietta 1852 23.48 60,867 1 Mayor + 7 Councillors 1:8,695
Powder Springs 1838 7.37 15,758 1 Mayor + 5 Councillors 1:3,152
Smyrna 1872 15.59 56,666 1 Mayor + 7 Councillors 1:8,095
Proposed City of East Cobb 2023 TBD 60,000 1 Mayor/Councillor + 5 Councillors
1:10,000