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Austell has a friendly, relaxed atmosphere of a small southern town. Strategically located in southwest Cobb County, Austell is eighteen miles away from Atlanta, ten miles from Marietta, and only minutes away from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport … gateway to the world.

Regional commercial and industrial complexes as well as cultural, recreational, and leisure activities are within easy driving distance for Austell residents. Vacations in North Georgia’s mountains or along Georgia’s coast and the Golden Isles are only a few hours away.

The public schools in Austell are part of the nationally acclaimed Cobb County School District, and they offer excellent opportunities for learning to students K-12. Additionally, universities, colleges, and technical schools in the immediate area provide exceptional opportunities for advanced education.

Mayor Joe Jerkins and the Members of the City Council are committed to the high standards of service required to maintain the quality of life in Austell.

Austell is located on the outskirts of Atlanta. Many shopping centers are within a 10-mile area, which provides large department stores, theaters, grocery stores, furniture, hair salons, clothing centers, and restaurants.

Hartsfield International Airport is the nearest airport. Austell Elementary School and Garrett Middle School are located within the City of Austell. Preschool nurseries are also available.

City services include police and fire protection, water distribution, wastewater collection, gas, and solid waste. GreyStone Power Corporation and Georgia Power Corporation provide electrical services within the City limits.

A few associations are active within the City of Austell. Those include the Austell Business Association, Rotary Club, Civitan Club, Lion’s Club, Community Action Mission Program, and the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce.