Marietta, located on the Ohio and Muskingum Rivers in southeastern Ohio, is one of the earliest permanent settlements in Ohio.
Historic Victorian homes and a downtown and waterfront district bustling with galleries, museums and restaurants provide a delightful mixture of the old and the new in Marietta.
Marietta College is a small, four-year, liberal arts college founded in 1835.
Outdoor recreation options are numerous with water activities on the two rivers and hiking, biking and camping in the nearby Wayne National Forest.
Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Marietta ranks high in home sales price, crime and climate. Marietta ranks low in family income, air quality and demographic diversity.
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