Sandy Springs is a city in north Fulton County, Georgia, United States. It is a northern suburb of Atlanta. The boundaries of Sandy Springs are Atlanta to the south, Cobb County (at the Chattahoochee River) to the west and north, Roswell (also at the river) to the north, and Dunwoody and Brookhaven, at the DeKalb County line, to the east.
Sandy Springs is home to twelve parks and green space areas, three of which provide recreational facilities. The Heritage Sandy Springs Museum that opened on March 20, 2010, is dedicated to the history of the Sandy Springs community and is located in the repurposed Williams-Payne house at Heritage Green. The Sandy Springs Festival is an annual pet-friendly, celebration to help raise proceeds to maintain and protect the remaining green space of Sandy Springs.
Public schools are operated by the Fulton County School System. Two middle schools, Sandy Springs Middle School and Ridgeview Middle School, and two high schools, North Springs Charter School of Arts and Sciences and Riverwood High School, are in and serve Sandy Springs.