At the time of its incorporation in 1860 Acworth prospered as a typical Georgia railroad town.
Today, Acworth is a vibrant and diverse downtown with a wide variety of dining and shopping opportunities. Acworth was designated as a Georgia Main Street City in 2000 and is a member of the National Main Street Program. Committed to preserving its heritage the Historic Downtown District has retained its Victorian Era architecture and charm. Click here for Acworth Walking Tour Map.
Whether you are in the mood for down-home southern cooking, a quick sandwich, spicy Cajun cuisine, Italian Trattoria, seafood, Sunday brunch, or parlor style ice cream, you will find a wide range of dining choices. In its unique shops and boutiques you can find women’s apparel, jewelry and gifts, books, art, wine and flowers. The Historic Downtown features two art galleries as well as offering professional services ranging from physician care to accounting and legal services.
As you stroll the streets of Historic Downtown be sure to stop, take a break and relax in the shade of Frana Brown Park or sit under the Acworth Depot and wave as a train passes through town.
The outdoor enthusiast will feel right at home in Acworth!
Nestled in between Lake Allatoona and Lake Acworth, you are sure to find an activity that appeals to you. Swim at Cauble Park on Lake Acworth or take out your canoe for an afternoon of fishing. Lake Acworth is now a hot destination for paddleboarders due to it’s proximity to Atlanta and because no motorized craft are allowed on the lake. Purchase all of your outdoor supplies at Cabela’s here in Acworth!