The Cobb County website describes the hunt as follows:
Need an excuse to enjoy the beautiful Fall weather and learn about local history?
Test your knowledge of Acworth and Kennesaw history with our new historic scavenger hunts and track down four landmarks in Kennesaw and four in Acworth.Advertisement
Try one of both!
Pick up a copy of each hunt at North Cobb Regional Library, identify each site on the form and return it to North Cobb by November 30 to be eligible to win a box of books!
Here are the dates and times of the hunt:
- Sun, 10/31/2021 – 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM
- Mon, 11/01/2021 – 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM
- Tue, 11/02/2021 – 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM
- Wed, 11/03/2021 – 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM
- Thu, 11/04/2021 – 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM
About the City of Acworth
Acworth got its start as a railroad depot for the Western & Atlantic railroad. An engineer for the W&A, Joseph Gregg, named the depot for his hometown of Acworth, New Hampshire.
Acworth was incorporated as a city in 1860.
The following quick facts about Acworth were taken from the U.S. Census Bureau website.
2019 Population Estimates 22,818
Median Household Income $ 68,860
Persons in poverty, percent 9.3 %
Educational Attainment: Percent high school graduate or higher 92.8 %
Persons without health insurance, percent 13.1 %
Median Housing Value $ 182,900
Total Housing Units 9,178
Number of Firms 2,414
Male Median Income $ 40,278
Female Median Income $ 29,363
Percent of households with a broadband Internet subscription 91.4 %
About the City of Kennesaw
The U.S. Census Bureau reports the follow facts about Kennesaw, from 2019 estimates:
2019 Population Estimates 34,077
Median Household Income $ 70,930
Persons in poverty, percent 10.0 %
Educational Attainment: Percent high school graduate or higher 91.8 %
Persons without health insurance, percent 12.4 %
Median Housing Value $ 194,800
Total Housing Units 13,530
Number of Firms 3,908
Male Median Income $ 39,367
Female Median Income $ 31,089
Percent of households with a broadband Internet subscription 94.0 %