Old-fashioned, Southern communities are plentiful in Georgia, but Mableton is a unique community, an unincorporated area in Cobb County with plenty to offer.
A short 20-minute drive from downtown Atlanta, Mableton offers many recreational opportunities for residents and visitors. The Silver Comet Trail is a biking and walking trail that winds 12.8 miles through Mableton and the nearby cities of Smyrna and Powder Springs.
The Mable House Complex has an amphitheater for musical and theatrical shows and an arts center, which offers art classes, a gallery, and more. In addition, the historic Mable House, on the National Register of Historic Places, was once used as a Civil War field hospital.
Nearby colleges and universities include Morehouse College, Southern Polytechnic State University, Chattahoochee Technical College, and the Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus. All are within a 10-mile drive of Mableton, perfect for those wanting to rent apartments within reach of educational centers and metro Atlanta.