Rockmart, GA is a wonderfully quaint town! Situated centrally between Birmingham, Atlanta, and Chattanooga, the former railroad depot town is ideally located near the center of the action, but just far enough away for your peace of mind. The city combines small town charm with big-city culture.
Rockmart combines the words “rock” and market”, in reference to the area’s abundance of natural resources slate, limestone, iron shale, and clay. The town continues to be recognized for it economic position as a major quarry and rock market. The Silver Comet Trail, a cycling and hiking path constructed over an abandoned rail line, runs through Rockford, a favorite of locals and visitors alike.
Economic expansion continues to be aided in Rockmart by new residential, retail, and restaurant openings. The town boasts a historic legacy and large arts, theater and music communities. The Homespun Festival, which celebrates local talent an entertainment, attracts hundreds of visitors each July. The nearby Cedartown Civic Auditorium hosts a variety of musical and theater productions, and the Polk County Driving Tour is a self-guided trip down memory lane through some of Rockmart’s most historic landmarks. There is never a lack of fun things to do in Rockmart!