Is East Cobb in Marietta?

People often ask, “Is East Cobb in Marietta?”  The answer is both yes and no.

  • “Is East Cobb in the City of Marietta?”
    The answer is no, the community of East Cobb lies outside the city limits of the City of Marietta.
  • “Do the residents of East Cobb have a Marietta address?”
    The answer is yes, residents of East Cobb have a Marietta address.

While residents of East Cobb have a Marietta address, it’s important to note that East Cobb itself is not officially located within the city limits of Marietta. Instead, East Cobb is an unincorporated community situated in Cobb County, which means it does not fall within the jurisdiction of any specific city in the county. Although Marietta serves as the county seat of Cobb County, those residing in unincorporated areas of Cobb County, including East Cobb, are assigned a Marietta address by default.

There is also a very small part of East Cobb in the northeast corner of Cobb County with residents and businesses that have a Roswell address.  For example, the Publix at Shallowford is located in East Cobb and in Cobb County, but the address is 4401 Shallowford Rd, Roswell, GA 30075.  This is because their location is serviced by a postal route originating from a Roswell (Fulton County) post office.

East Cobb is known for its suburban neighborhoods, excellent schools, shopping centers, parks, and recreational facilities. It is a popular residential area within close proximity to various amenities and attractions in the nearby city of Marietta as well as the Greater Atlanta area.

To learn more, check out our East Cobb Moving Guide with information about schools, utilities, and more.