The city of Smyrna was incorporated in 1872, and is northwest of downtown Atlanta and the Chattahoochee River. North of Vinings, the city is located in west Cobb County and boasts the beautiful Silver Comet trail – the second longest rail trail in the US, spanning 94 miles from Smyrna, GA to Anniston, AL. Smyrna is also known as being the hometown of actress Julia Roberts. The Market Village often features open-air concerts and festivals in the city’s center. Some of the notable employers are IBM, Home Depot, Eaton Corporation and Emory-Adventist Hospital at Smyrna. Smyrna features great swim and tennis communities and is a short 20 minute commute to Midtown.