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Cobb County always tops the list

Number 1 in:
Entrepreneurial activity (The Kauffman Foundation)
Entrepreneurial activity (US. Chamber Tope Enterprising States)
Roads (U.S. Public Interest Research Group)
Workplaces for Commuters (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)
Atlanta’s submarket millennial growth, increasing more than 32% in 18 months (Atlanta Regional Commission)
Safety Lowest crime rate in Metro Atlanta’s core counties
Greenspace and parks More trails, greenspace and public parks than any county in Metro Atlanta from the rivers to the mountains, you’ll find a large playground for you and your family
the best

Cobb County Water System (CCWS)

Nationally recognized as an industry leader in service delivery, environmental protection, facility operations, and maintenance and expansion of infrastructure

Fiscally run county government

Triple AAA bond rating by all three agencies 20 years in a row – one of only 45 in the nation! – Marietta Daily Journal

The Most

HQ operations for professional sports teams

Atlanta Braves, Atlanta United FC, Atlanta Blaze and the Atlanta Dream

Educated County in Georgia

(US News & World Report)

Wealthy Counties in the U.S.

Top 100 wealthiest counties in the USA (US News & World Report)

State For Business

(Site Selection + Area Development, 2015)

Workforce Training Program In The Country

(CNBC, 2015)

Labor Climate

(Area Development, 2015)

In clean-energy employment growth

(Fortune, 2015)

in Road Quality

(U.S. Chamber, 2015)

Infrastructure And Global Avccess

(Area Development, 2015)

Fortune 500 Companies in a State 2011

(Fortune Magazine)

New Startup Rate

(U.S. Chamber, 2015)


(U.S. Chamber, 2015)


(Site Selection Magazine)

Business Birth Rate, Top Enterprising States 2011

(U.S. Chamber)

High-Tech Share of All Business 2011

(U.S. Chamber)