Smyrna, Georgia

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Smyrna is a city in Cobb County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 40,999. Census estimates of 2007 indicate a population of 49,534. It is included in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia metropolitan statistical area, which is included in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Gainesville, Georgia-Alabama (part) combined statistical area.

Smyrna is one of the closest suburbs to Atlanta, located near the northern intersection of I-285 and I-75, which is the site of Cumberland and the Cobb Galleria. It is also near Vinings, Marietta, and Mableton, Sandy Springs and the affluent Buckhead district of Atlanta.

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Entertainment and Recreation

Located nearby in Cumberland is the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and Cumberland Mall, along with additional shopping. Smyrna also borders the start of the Silver Comet Trail which is popular for bicycling and walking, and some extensions of the trail have been built further into Smyrna to expand access to the trail [3][4]. Smyrna is also a short trip to the Six Flags Over Georgia (in Southwest Cobb County), and Six Flags Whitewater in Marietta. Smyrna is also not too far from Atlanta's Georgia Aquarium.

"Market Village" in the city center often has open-air concerts and festivals. There are also various small parks throughout the city, including public pools, tennis courts and playgrounds and a linear park with walking trail along Spring Road.

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