ATCO-Goodyear Mill and Mill Village Historic District

Also known as: American Textile Company
Roughly bounded by Sugar Valley Rd., Cassville Rd. and Pettit Creek, Wingfoot Trail and Litchfield St., Cartersville, Georgia

Riveted steel water tower at the old ATCO (Goodyear) plant


Mill water tower

Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt in June 2010




Riveted steel water tower at the old ATCO (Goodyear) plant


Written by Eddie Douthitt

As of 2010, the old mill building is being demolished. Hopefully, they will leave a part of it for us history buffs.

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 21, 2005
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival; American Movement
Areas of significance
Architecture; Community Planning and Development; Industry; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Religious structure; Manufacturing facility; Rail-related
Current functions
Single dwelling; Religious structure; Rail-related
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1904; 1929; 1952
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 264
Contributing structures: 4
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 24

Update Log 

  • July 2, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Changed design
  • June 24, 2010: Essay added by Eddie Douthitt
  • June 24, 2010: New photo from Eddie Douthitt