The area is 22 miles north of Atlanta, and about six miles southwest of Alpharetta.

Welcome to Roswell

Historic Atlanta suburb with lush green spaces and exceptional schools
One of Atlanta’s most sought-after suburbs is Roswell. Surrounded by nature, the entire city has a peaceful and serene look and feel. It is located in Fulton County and has a population of 94,498 individuals. The area is 22 miles north of Atlanta, and about six miles southwest of Alpharetta. Around Roswell, residents enjoy an abundance of parks and nature preserves, entertainment venues, historic landmarks, and highly-rated schools.
While browsing available homes in Roswell, you will quickly notice that properties here are spacious and grand. This is the perfect community for those seeking a sprawling dream home at an exceptional price. It isn’t uncommon to find houses with several thousand square feet of space.

What to Love

 • Peaceful, beautifully-maintained neighborhoods
 • Top-rated public schools
 • Historic landmarks and attractions
 • A multitude of parks and green spaces

Local Lifestyle

Life in Roswell is easygoing and quiet. Residential neighborhoods are especially peaceful, with limited traffic and extra space between homes. Homes in certain areas even have longer driveways that enhance privacy. Closer to Roswell’s outdoor nature spaces, the environment feels rural and secluded. Parks, country clubs, and nature preserves provide the ideal space to unwind and connect with the landscape. This area is the perfect locale for individuals wanting to live away from the busyness of big-city life.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping


Multiple spots serve as the hubs for Roswell’s shopping and dining scene. Restaurants and stores with unique and familiar offerings can be enjoyed throughout the city.

Toward the middle of the area (near Atlanta Street), locals frequent some of the best dining establishments in town. Individuals in search of exceptional American and/or Southern cuisine should sample the menu items at NOCA Eatery & Bar, Big Oak Tavern, Lucky's Burger & Brew, and Roux On Canton. Those who need to adhere to a gluten-free diet will adore the menus at Marilyn's Gluten-Free Gourmet and Cristy's Kitchen. At both locations, you can indulge in bakery items made from alternative flours. Several other top restaurants in Roswell include Lazaro's Cuban Cuisine, The Roswell Garden, and Anna Lee's.
Roswell also has an eclectic selection of locally-owned shops and shopping experiences. Popular destinations include Canton Street Beer Market by the Stout Brothers, the Canton Street Farmers Market, Mojo Vinyl Records, Deep Roots Wine Market & Tasting Room, and Hot Hand Sports Cards.

Things to Do

New residents are delighted to hear about the many fun and restorative things there are to do around Roswell.
Seasonally, make plans to attend top area events. Highlights include Art Around Roswell, Alive in Roswell, Roswell Wine Festival, and Butterfly Festival. You can also attend performances at the Ameris Bank Amphitheatre. During the year, this venue hosts top musical acts across all genres.
Connect with nature at any one of Roswell’s breathtaking outdoor spaces. The most idyllic spot is the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Located along the Chattahoochee River, there are places to go fishing, hiking, and more. Residents also enjoy spending time at Leita Thompson Memorial Park, Brookfield Country Club, Settindown Creek Course of Ansley Golf Club, Roswell Area Park, and Horseshoe Bend Country Club.


Public schools at every grade level are highly-rated in Roswell. One — Sweet Apple Elementary School — earned a perfect 10/10 score on
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