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Located just 30 miles north of downtown Atlanta, the city of Roswell, Georgia, is a lovely suburban area. Residents like that it is close to the city but worlds away from the hustle and bustle. Like Atlanta, Roswell has a long history, and those who live here are very proud of their heritage and history. There are historic sites and monuments scattered across the city, and there are a variety of tours you can schedule as well as museums to visit.
What to Love
- Historic sites and monuments
- Popular downtown with three breweries
- Plenty of recreational areas and community activities
- Trendy and fashionable shops and stores
- Lots of restaurants to please any palate
Residential properties in the area are highly sought after. Because of the proximity to Atlanta, there are many residents in the area who commute to the city for work but choose not to live there. The Chattahoochee River flows along the southern border of Roswell. The weather here allows for outdoor recreation most of the year.
Foodies can stay busy with the wide variety of restaurants and gourmet dining options, many of them located on Canton Street in downtown Roswell. There are a variety of stores, shops, and boutiques for purchasing unique gifts and trendy clothes, furniture, or anything else you need for your new home. Southern charm and hospitality are on full display in Roswell, and you will genuinely feel welcome and at home here.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
When it is time to eat, why not go for seasonal, Southern comfort food at Table & Main? This award-winning Southern tavern has a long history in Roswell. A visit to the Brookwood Grill will not disappoint, and from the hickory wood-smoked flavor of their Southern entrees to the nightly live music performances, you are sure to come back for more. For an upscale night out, you will want to visit the best steakhouse in the whole Atlanta area, Little Alley Steak. You could also try a date night at the Deep Roots Wine Market and Tasting Room. Enjoy the self-guided wine tour of more than 30 varieties, or check the events calendar for wine and food pairing events.
The shops and stores in Roswell are unique and fashionable, and you never know what you may find. While you are downtown, stop by one of our three breweries for the best craft beers and meads in the south. Do not miss the free, family-friendly Alive After 5 festival every Thursday.
Things to Do
With more than nine miles of riverfront, there is plenty of room for fishing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, and any other water sports. There are four riverfront parks with picnic areas, playgrounds, and ball fields. At the Chattahoochee Nature Center, covering more than 127 acres, there are hiking trails, exhibits, and a zip line. Roswell Area Park is a large complex featuring a gymnasium, an activities building, a pool, and many more amenities. Vickery Creek Falls is a nice spot for relaxing in nature. Or get active on the golf course at the Horseshoe Bend Country Club.
Roswell students are served by Fulton County School System, which includes 59 elementary schools, 19 middle schools, and 19 high schools.
River Eves Elementary School, Grades PK-5 — ranks at number 183 when compared with more than 1,200 elementary schools in the state of Georgia.
Centennial High School, Grades 9-12 — ranks at number 37 when compared with more than 400 college prep high schools in the state of Georgia.