Cartersville is a vibrant city located in the rolling hills just north of Atlanta. Established in 1850, the city has a significant amount of history as well as many cultural, recreational, and educational opportunities. The city is home to several museums including the Tellus, Booth, and Bartow History Museums. Cartersville is also the home of Sam P. Jones, a famous evangelist of the 1880s and the Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site.
Recreational and cultural opportunities abound in Cartersville. Catch a musical at the 1900’s era Grand Theatre in downtown. Or enjoy the great outdoors at nearby Etowah River or Lake Allatoona. Nearby Red Top Mountain park features all the amenities you could want including a lodge, conference center, restaurant, golf course camping and more!
Recreation facilities include gymnasiums, a gymnastics facility, the city civic center and numerous parks throughout the community including Dellinger, Milam Farm and Pine Mountain to name a few. The City of Cartersville’s Recreation Department offers a wide variety of programs for youth and adults, consisting of tennis, gymnastics, aerobics, baseball, cheerleading, football, soccer, basketball and swimming. Sports enthusiasts will love nearby LakePoint Sporting Community, a premier sports vacation destination. LakePoint combines elite athletic facilities for multiple sports with exciting retail, entertainment, family fun and hotels for the ultimate sports & family experience.
Adairsville is a quiet community where everybody knows your name. Steeped in history and charm, Adairsville began as an Indian settlement and played a strategic role in supply lines for the Civil War. Its largest festival, “The Locomotive Chase” celebrates the town’s role in an historic train robbery between the North and the South during the civil war.
Adairsville is home to a robust and peaceful community of farms and ranches with wide open spaces and picturesque views around every curve. Manning Mill is its largest park with several sports facilities. In downtown, you’ll find antique shops, a dinner theater, and an original W&A Rail Depot. Adairsville is also home to the magnificent Barnsley Resort. It is conveniently located close to larger towns of Calhoun and Cartersville, which boast more shopping, museums, restaurants and entertainment.
Come see what Adairsville has to offer!
The city of Euharlee (pronounced You-Harley) takes its name from Euharlee Creek, which in turn comes from the Cherokee name Eufaula, meaning, “She laughs as she runs”. It is a bedroom community of Cartersville, which is located 9 miles (14 km) to the east. They are connected through Euharlee Road. It is the third largest city in Bartow County, and is home to both the oldest covered bridge in Georgia and Georgia Power’s Plant Bowen.
You’ll love the quiet charm of The Euharlee Covered Bridge, is the state’s oldest remaining covered bridge as well as the nearby picturesque 1850s village. The Bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and part of the Georgia Covered Bridge Trail. Besides the bridge and village, tourists and locals alike enjoy tubing, kayaking and canoe down the Etowah here during the warmer months.
Euharlee is a charming place to live! Come see why it has been continuously occupied since 800 B.C.!