Roswell

Located on the banks of the Chattahoochee, Roswell offers beautiful estates in a charming, bustling community with a quaint historic downtown district.

Welcome to Roswell

 
Beautiful estates in a charming, bustling community with a historic downtown
 
On the northern bank of Chattahoochee River and 22 miles from downtown Atlanta lies the city of Roswell. This city was founded in 1839 by Roswell King, who had moved to the area in 1836. Roswell King set up the Roswell Manufacturing Company and a mill to harness the power of the local river to manufacture textiles. It has grown from a rich textile source to a bustling but quaint, historic district.  Roswell has been ranked one of the safest cities to live in United States and chosen by Atlanta Magazine as one of the best placed to live in the metro Atlanta area. 
 
A day in Roswell is filled with lots of engaging activities. You can spend hours wandering along the streets of Downtown Roswell, exploring up to 20 independent restaurants on Canton Street. Shopping enthusiasts can also spend their time exploring unique boutiques and satisfy their craving with the variety of options they offer. If you love spending your day in the green space, there are numerous recreational areas with beautiful trails meandering through its 918 acres of parkland. Roswell also boasts a rich culture with excellent school systems, making it a remarkable place to call home. 
 

What to Love 

 
Roswell is endowed with lots of attractions that make your daily life exciting. Some of the things that would keep you attracted to this great place include:
 
  • One-of-a-kind shopping district 
  • A vast green space with scenic trail and outstanding amenities 
  • Fascinating historical places to visit 
  • Several chef- driven dining options
  • Dog-friendly environment 
 

Local Lifestyle 

 
Residents enjoy a relaxed lifestyle coupled with a quaint hometown feel, many dwellers prefer architectural styles such as historic colonial to modern homes with various upscale amenities. Just a few of the cozy neighborhoods offered in Roswell are, Brookfield County Club, Horseshoe Bend, Barrington Place, Summit Chase and Graton all offer high-end living that will make you fall in love with Roswell's charm. 
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

 
Roswell is not short of dining, entertainment, and shopping destinations. There are numerous places to eat, including Vin 25, a bistro and wine bar. If you want good Southern cooking in an intimate setting, look no further than Table & Main. A visit to the Mill Kitchen and Bar offers a rustic atmosphere to feast on delicious fried chicken. For your variety of ethnic-based cuisine, you can get authentic Italian delicacies at the Osteria Mattone. If you are into fresh seafood, no other place offers the best experience than Hugo's Oyster Bar
 
For your entertainment, there are various events to fill your calendar. Start your round of events with the annual Roswell Roots Festival in February. This is a month-long event filled with unique and fun events for all ages. For your festivals in March, you have three main festivals, Water Drop Dash 5K, and the Roswell Beer Festival. Round out your year with with the Roswell Wine Festival in October and the Enchanted Woodland Wonders festival in December, there is something for everyone on the Roswell events calendar.
 
If you love shopping, be sure to take a stroll down historic Canton Street in downtown Roswell, you will find unique boutiques, antique shops, outdoor shops, speciality food stores, and clothing stores. 
 
 

Schools 

 
Top schools in Roswell is a part of the Fulton County School System, which is the fourth largest school system in Georgia with more than 10,900 full- and part-time employees, and more than 6,900 teachers and other certified personnel, who work in 108 schools and administrative and support buildings. Check out the school county website to learn about the schools in the area:
 

Overview for Roswell, GA

92,688 people live in Roswell, where the median age is 40.2 and the average individual income is $58,074. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

92,688

Total Population

40.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$58,074

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Roswell, GA

Roswell has 35,337 households, with an average household size of 2.61. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Roswell do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 92,688 people call Roswell home. The population density is 2,275.85 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

92,688

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.2

Median Age

49.56 / 50.44%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
35,337

Total Households

2.61

Average Household Size

$58,074

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Roswell, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Roswell. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
International Charter School of Atlanta
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Mimosa Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
River Eves Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Hembree Springs Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Vickery Mill Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
4th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
3rd - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
Roswell United Methodist Preschool & Kindergarten
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Fellowship Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Jackson Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Centennial High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Sweet Apple Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Northwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Holcomb Bridge Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Hillside Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Fulton Academy of Science and Technology
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Cross Of Life Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Elkins Pointe Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Mountain Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Roswell North Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Crabapple Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Independence High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Roswell High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
St Francis Day School
PRIVATE
1st - 12th
No rating available
Blessed Trinity Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
High Meadows School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Queen Of Angels Catholic School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Village Montessori School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available

Around Roswell, GA

There's plenty to do around Roswell, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

58
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
34
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
31
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Carne 250 Tex-Mex BBQ, A Peach of a Party, and Two Hearts Gifts & Books.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.27 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.37 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.92 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.72 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.81 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.31 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

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