Acworth

Acworth is a city in Cobb County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 20,425.[1] 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."[2]Acworth Beach is located on nearby Lake Allatoona and Lake Acworth. The city is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Like the rest of Cobb County, the area now containing Acworth was carved out of the former Cherokee Indian Nation in 1831, after expelling the natives.[3] The Western and Atlantic Railroad was completed through town in 1840. A watering station, for the locomotives, was established there.[4] From 1840 to 1843, it was known as "Northcutt Station", after the first railroadstation master Alfred Northcutt.[citation needed]


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