Nestled in Northern Fulton County, Roswell is bounded to the north by Milton, to the northeast by Alpharetta, to the east by Johns Creek, and to the southeast by Peachtree Corners in Gwinnett County. Its southernmost boundary is parallel with the glittering Chattahoochee River, giving the whole community a picturesque quality. Natural green spaces paired with a great location close to Atlanta attracts many young professionals and families to Roswell.
In 1830, a man named Roswell King established a cotton mill in the area that would quickly grow to become northern Georgia’s largest mill. Historic buildings sprung up in and around the area, much of which still stands today in Roswell’s 600+ acre Historic District.
Today, Roswell flawlessly blends small-town charm with big-city amenities. Replete with attractive architecture, the dense suburban city is one of the best places to live in Georgia. Prairie, Colonial, Split-Level, and contemporary homes line the foliaged streets of Roswell, providing a wide array of options priced at a range to meet many budgets.
Roswell hums with small-town charm despite the fact it’s a popular city with a population of over 94,000. The best of both worlds, Roswell offers sophisticated living with close access to downtown Atlanta, all complete with a myriad of natural spaces and homes for any range. The largest employers in the city are The Kimberly Clark Organization, healthcare, and public administration. As most people own their homes, the area appeals to young professionals, families, and empty-nesters.
Roswell’s proximity to Atlanta means that city sophistication bleeds into the suburbs, resulting in many delightful eateries, retail options, and more. A city built to satisfy, Roswell never runs out of choices!
Stroll along with the heart of Roswell by spending an afternoon at Canton Street, where brick-front stores and colorful awnings make the city’s historic downtown come to life. Offering countless shops, eateries, and services, you don’t have to leave Roswell to spruce up the wardrobe, run errands, or catch dinner.
Celebrate some successful shopping by making a reservation at Brookwood Grill, a casually upscale restaurant boasting exceptional dining. Stylishly rustic, Roswell’s southern atmosphere comes to life at The Mill Kitchen and Bar, which serves eclectic Southern dishes. The relaxing ambiAnce of dog-friendly Lucky's Burger and Brew only makes Atlanta’s best burgers taste even better. Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill is the place to be for high-end, luxury dining complete with flavorful, expertly prepared cuisine.
Known for its natural surroundings, Roswell’s location along Chattahoochee River invites many outdoor activities, while the neighborhood’s commitment to community results in numerous fun festivals and events throughout the year.
An annual two-day outdoor festival, Roswell Spring Arts Festival is renowned for its dedication to culture and the arts since it’s full of talented local artisans, live entertainment, and educational opportunities. Alive in Roswell is the perfect way to enjoy time together as a family as this month-long weekly festival occurs annually and provides entertainment, food, and community.
The outdoors beckon in Roswell, and there are fewer better places to enjoy them than at Roswell Area Park, which has everything from an arts center to a pool to gorgeous hiking trails. Riverside Park, however, is the ideal destination for canoeing and kayaking, though their list of amenities is much longer. For mountain biking, look no further than Big Creek Park.
Roswell is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
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