Mableton, Georgia

Mableton is a census-designated place in Cobb County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, Mableton had a population of 37,115. When Brookhaven became a city in December 2012, Mableton became the largest unincorporated community in Metro Atlanta.

It was named for Robert Mable, who on September 11, 1843, bought 300 acres (approximately 120 hectares or 1.2 km²) of land. The Southern Railway opened a railroad station in Mableton in December 1881, and on June 28, 1882, the post office opened replacing the Bryantville post office about two miles (3.2 km) southeast. On August 19, 1912, Mableton was incorporated as a town but was disincorporated on August 17, 1916.[3] The historic Mable House and plantation, located off U.S. 78 on Floyd Road just north of Clay Road, now includes an amphitheatre which hosts public events.[4]

Roy Barnes, governor of Georgia from 1999 to 2003, is from Mableton.

Mableton, Georgia
Buildings in Mableton
Buildings in Mableton
Location in Cobb County and the state of Georgia
Location in Cobb County and the state of Georgia
Coordinates: 33°48′48″N 84°34′18″W / 33.81333°N 84.57167°WCoordinates: 33°48′48″N 84°34′18″W / 33.81333°N 84.57167°W
CountryUnited States
StateGeorgia
CountyCobb
Area
 • Total20.8 sq mi (53.7 km2)
 • Land20.6 sq mi (53.3 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation
978 ft (298 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Total37,115
 • Density1,800/sq mi (690/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30126
Area code(s)770/678/404
FIPS code13-48288[1]
GNIS feature ID0332295[2]

Geography

Mableton is located at 33°48′48″N 84°34′18″W / 33.81333°N 84.57167°W (33.813355, -84.571691).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 20.8 square miles (54 km2), of which 20.6 square miles (53 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), or 0.82%, is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 37,115 people in Mableton.

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 29,733 people, 10,894 households, and 7,963 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,444.4 people per square mile (557.6/km²). There were 11,339 housing units at an average density of 550.8/sq mi (212.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 62.39% White, 29.26% African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.40% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 4.64% from other races, and 2.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.80% of the population.

There were 10,894 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 34.4% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $49,426, and the median income for a family was $55,673. Males had a median income of $36,586 versus $31,391 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,814. About 5.9% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.7% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.

Recreation

Education

Cobb County Schools operates public schools.

The Georgia Japanese Language School (GJLS; ジョージア日本語学校 Jōjia Nihongo Gakkō), a part-time supplementary Japanese school, holds its classes at the Lindley 6th Grade Academy in Mableton;[8] Lindley used to be the W. H. Barnes Education Center.[9] The GJLA opened with nine students in 1974 at Oglethorpe University, serving grades 1 through 9. The school moved to W.H. Barnes in 2002.[8]

Places of interest

Notable people

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Krakow, Kenneth K. (1975). Georgia Place-Names: Their History and Origins (PDF). Macon, GA: Winship Press. p. 139. ISBN 0-915430-00-2.
  4. ^ "MABLETON, Cobb County. Incorporated as a town, August 19, 1912 to August 17, 1916. The post office was established June 28, 1882". Archive.is. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Silver Comet Trail, Cobb County Information - Georgia". Silvercometga.com. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Mableton Community Garden". 2 May 2007. Archived from the original on 2 May 2007. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  8. ^ a b "13handbook_en09.pdf" (Archive). Georgia Japanese Language Academy. Retrieved on May 11, 2014. "C/O Lindley 6th Grade Academy 1550 Pebblebrook Circle Mableton, GA 30126 U.S.A."
  9. ^ "03yoran_english.pdf" (). Georgia Japanese Language Academy. Retrieved on May 11, 2014. "C/O W. H. Barnes Education Center 1550-B Pebblebrook Circle Mableton, GA 30126 U.S.A."
  10. ^ "Mable House, Cobb County Information - Georgia". Mablehouse.org. Archived from the original on 6 January 2013. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
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Macky Carden (born 1944), American football coach

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St. Francis de Sales Church (Lake Zurich, Illinois)

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church (Paducah, Kentucky)

St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church (Abingdon, Maryland)

St. Francis de Sales Church (Charlestown, Boston), Massachusetts

St. Francis de Sales Church (Norton Shores, Michigan)

St. Francis de Sales Church (St. Louis, Missouri)

St. Francis de Sales Church (Las Vegas, Nevada)

St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church (Buffalo, New York)

St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church (Lexington, New York)

St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church (Manhattan, NYC)

St. Francis de Sales Church (Lumberton, North Carolina)

St. Francis de Sales Church and Grade School (Akron, Ohio)

Saint Francis De Sales Catholic Church (Cincinnati, Ohio)

St. Francis de Sales Church (Lebanon, Ohio)

St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church (Philadelphia), Pennsylvania

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St. Francis de Sales Roman Catholic Church (Purcellville, Virginia)

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Whitefield Academy (Kentucky) — Louisville, Kentucky

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