Cartersville is a city located North West of Atlanta in a lovely rural setting. It is known for its proximity to Lake Allatoona, Etowah Indian Mounds and the Booth Western Art and Tellus Museums. Cartersville has a solid history and was established in 1850 (officially) but the Etowah Mounds date back to 1000 A.D. Recently the Pine Mountain Trail was added to the recreational opportunities in the area.
For some statistics, Cartersville has a population of about 19,000, with a median age of 35. Their median income is $47,000 (national median income $50,000) but the cost of living is 10% below the national average. Cartersville has around 58% of its inhabitants as homeowners, compared to only 37% in Atlanta. The education level in Cartersville has 73% of its inhabitants with a high school education and 16% with a college education, 7% with an advanced degree.
The Cartersville city schools are respected for being college preparatory.
For additional information on the schools: http://www.cartersville.k12.ga.us/.
The Bartow county schools are in the surrounding area www.bartow.k12.ga.us .
Medical care in Cartersville can be found at the Cartersville Medical Center (http://www.cartersvillemedical.com/ ) and scattered throughout the area. There are many very nationally respected facilities in nearby Atlanta.