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Roswell is a city in Fulton County, in the Atlanta metro area.

The community was named after Roswell King, founder.

The latitude of Roswell is 34.023N. The longitude is -84.361W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,076 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 78,229.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$71,726
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Roswell demographic reports
Roswell is on the Chattahoochee River.
Former and merged names include:
· Roswell Junction
19th-century textiles center; Sherman's forces burned the mills during the Civil War.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Arts Festival - Sept. 15-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Roswell web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Chattahoochee Nature Center
Historic sites and museums: Bulloch Hall, childhood home of President Theodore Roosevelt's mother, Martha Bulloch, Archibald Smith Plantation, Barrington Hall, Roswell Fire Museum, Smith Plantation Home
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 119

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Roswell demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fulton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Atlanta area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 30022 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Roswell residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roswell ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roswell was $36,012, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

53% of Roswell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Roswell include Roswell Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Roswell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $780.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,614.


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Libraries in Roswell include Roswell Branch ... View libraries

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Fulton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roswell political report.

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Roswell restaurants taking online reservations include Aqua Blue, Sugo Restaurant & Tapas - Clock Tower Place, Sugo Restaurant & Tapas - Roswell Crossing, The Melting Pot - Roswell, Van Gogh's, YellowFin Restaurant ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Roswell workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Roswell between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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