Quality of Life

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Smyrna's welcoming environment starts in its revitalized downtown district. Single family residences and townhomes are served by popular restaurants and boutique shops. A walking trail meanders through an arboretum and circles a nearby pond. Next to that is the Smyrna Public Library and Community Center. City Hall lends a civic presence that makes handling City business fast and simple.

Downtown, however, is just the beginning of the amenities that Smyrna offers. An extensive parks system provides a multitude of recreational opportunities. Paved, multi-use trails continue to be installed for bicycle and pedestrian use. Visitor accommodations, volunteer opportunities, banking services, and accessible health care are all present. Even if Smyrna does not have something you want, you are bound to find it close by.

Commercial Services

Hotels:
9
Rooms Available: 
926 
Conference Centers: 
1
Conference Center Capacity: 
 200 (theater style seating) 

Cobb Travel & TourismFor information on meeting space and reservations, contact the Smyrna Community Center. Other accommodations and amenities exist within a very close distance of Smyrna City limits. Comprehensive visitor information is available on the Cobb Travel & Tourism website.  


Financial Institutions

Smyrna is fortunate to have a number of national and community banks offering a wide range of personal banking and corporate services. Click here to see a list of local branches. 

Health Care & Emergency Services

Hospital: Emory-Adventist Hospital at Smyrna

Hospital

Location:
3949 South Cobb Dr
Phone:
770-436-3162
Beds:
88
Established: 
1974
Care/Services: 
Emergency services, imaging and laboratory testing, community education, and nutritional counseling are just some of the services provided by EAH.
Disaster Preparedness:
EAH has received federal designation as a National Disaster Medical System Hospital, and the hospital is a leader in Cobb County for disaster preparedness.

 

Fire and EMS: Smyrna Fire Department

 

Fire Station

Location: 
5 stations
Phone: 
770-434-6667  
Emergency: 
911
Fire Suppression: 
The Smyrna Fire Department’s commitment to excellence helped it secure an ISO rating of 2 in 2010, which places SFD in the top 2% of Georgia fire departments.  
Medical Services:
 All SFD personnel are also trained as paramedics. This dual training ensures that every medical emergency call is answered with an Advanced Life Support response.
Public Safety Education:
SFD staff regularly provides community training on topics such as CPR/First Aid, fire safety education, and disaster preparedness.  

 

Media

Daily Newspapers: 
Marietta Daily Journal, Smyrna Neighbor, Atlanta Journal-Constitution 
Other Newspapers:     
Atlanta Business Chronicle, The Bright Side, Creative Loafing
Online News:
Smyrna-Vinings Patch, Cobb News & Views
Cable/Satellite TV: 
Charter, Cox, Time Warner Cable, DIRECTV
Internet: 
Charter, Cox, Time Warner Cable, AT&T, Quest, Clear

Public Recreation Facilities

Amphitheater at Taylor-Brawner

Facilities
Number  
Baseball/Softball Fields: 
12
Basketball Courts
5
Biking Trails
2
Bocce Courts
2
Dog Parks
2
Golf Courses
2
Historic Sites
9
Parks
26
Pools
2
Sand Volleyball Courts
2
Senior Center
1
Soccer/Multi-Purpose Fields    
12
Tennis Courts
10
Tracks (Walking/Running)
2
Walking Trails
9

Public Schools

Public schools serving the City of Smyrna are among the best in the nation. Smyrna schools are managed by the Cobb County School District, and they include eight (8) public elementary schools, two (2) public secondary schools, one (1) public high school and one (1) public charter school. In 2010, Campbell High School ranked 568 in Newsweek's America's Best High Schools; only six percent of all public schools in the country made the list. Educators and students alike are supported by the recently incorporated Smyrna Education Foundation.  

Religion & Volunteerism

Smyrna residents have access to a variety of churches and community outreach organizations. The strength of Smyrna’s faith community and the work of its volunteer associations help make a positive difference in our City every day. Residents will find many opportunities to get involved in their community.