- 5 National Register Historic Districts
- 4 locally designated landmarks
- 3 locally designated residential Historic Districts (Kennesaw Avenue,Church Cherokee, and Forest Hills)
- The Downtown Marietta Historic District
The purpose of Marietta's historic preservation ordinance is to protect and enhance the historical and aesthetic attraction to tourists and visitors and thereby promote and stimulate business, and to provide for the protection, enhancement, perpetuation, and use of places, districts, sites, buildings, structures, and works of art having a special historic, architectural, cultural, or aesthetic interest or value, and to provide reasonable flexibility for property owners to improve and maintain their properties below certain thresholds and for special circumstances.
The Marietta Board of Review makes decisions regarding the preservation and appearance of the Downtown Marietta Historic District.
Have a deeper look at the Historic Districts located in Marietta, and learn more about how they are differentiated.
Have a look at some local Marietta landmarks highlighted by the Historic Preservation Commission.