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Kennesaw is a city in Georgia, United States. The city is located in the greater metropolitan area and has a population of 29, 783(2010 census). Kennesaw was founded in 1887. The emergence of the town is largely associated with railroad history. Development of the city was however, slowed by the civil war. The city was named by Family Circle magazine as one of the best towns for families in 2007. The city was also listed among the Top 25 Most Uniquely Cities and Towns by Newsmax magazine in 2009. The city has a total area of 22 km2 (United States Census Bureau).
There are several tourist attractions in Kennesaw. Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, Kennesaw University museum of history and Swift-Cantrell Park are some of the tourist attraction sites in Kennesaw. Swift-Cantrell Park has facilities such as playgrounds, a dog park, three picnic pavilions, free wireless internet and several miles of walking park. The annual Big Shanty Festival which is held every April displays over 200 arts and crafts booths. The festival is normally attended by over 60,000 people from areas around North Georgina. Another major tourist attraction is the Great Greased Pig Chase.