New to Bartow
Welcome to Bartow County, here are some important online resources to help you get going in your new community. Learn about the school system, check out local resources, and make your move a little easier!
The Bartow County School District is a great school system for your children to attend! With options for taking advanced placement classes for college credit, to a wonderful graduation rate, you can rest easy knowing your kids are getting a quality education. For information about the school district, visit the school district website.
For important information on student enrollment, transportation, and the academic calendar, visit the FAQ page.
There are also some good options for nearby higher or continuing education. You can check out Georgia Highlands College in Cartersville, Chattahoochee Technical College, with locations throughout North Georgia, and Reinhardt University in Waleska.
Cities of Bartow County
Bartow is home to several cities, including Cartersville, Adairsville, Emerson, Euharlee, Kingston, and White. Cartersville, the county seat, has the slogan “Be Charmed. Be Prosperous. Belong.” Located about 45 miles north of Atlanta in the rolling North Georgia hills, this vibrant community is home to several historic sites, museums, and points of interest, including the Booth Western Art Museum, Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site, and more.
Adairsville, like most cities in the county, is a small and charming southern city, with plenty of history! The entire county, including the cities of Cartersville, Adairsville, Emerson, Euharlee, Kingston, and White, are steeped in history, from Native American sites and artifacts, to Antebellum photographs and Civil War history, your new home has a fascinating past!
Bartow’s local newspaper is The Daily Tribune News, and you can find information about the library system at the Bartow County Library System website. At the county’s many local parks and facilities, you can also enjoy hiking trails, beautiful scenery, camping, and more!
Bartow offers residents plenty of high quality emergency services, including the Bartow County Fire Department, Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, and the Bartow County Health Department. The local hospital is Cartersville Medical Center.
To get your documents updated, you can visit the Georgia Department of Driver Services Customer Service Center in Cartersville, the Bartow Registration and Title Office, and the Bartow County Voter Registration and Election Information website.
Chances are if you’re new to town, you’ll need information on local utilities. Here are some of the main providers in the area.
Electricity: Georgia Power, Cartersville Electric Company
Gas: Cartersville Gas, Adairsville Gas, Atlanta Gas Light
Cable/Internet: Comcast, AT&T, Cartersville FiberCom
Water: Bartow County Water, Cartersville Water
Trash and Recycling: Trash Taxi, RCI Waste Solutions, Republic Services, Self Recycling