Roswell, Georgia, an affluent, large suburb of Atlanta, was founded by cotton tycoon Roswell King in the 1800s. The area was also the childhood home of Teddy Roosevelt's mother, and her house has been preserved as a national monument and museum. Today, Roswell is the eighth largest city in Georgia and is steadily growing in popularity.
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Housing Statistics Roswell has a slightly higher standard of living than many of the surrounding cities. Median home prices here are approximately $274,300; the median price in Georgia as a whole is $147,000. Thirty-three percent of Roswell residents are in rental or rent to own housing arrangements. The median rent is approximately $980. The average home sells for $195,027. Whether renting or owning, people spend about $1,500 a month on housing and related expenses.
Local Restaurants There are over 200 restaurants in Roswell. Restaurants here serve soul food and Southern delicacies, as well as standard American fare. Some of the best known restaurants include:
Outdoor Activities Roswell does its best to preserve its natural beauty. There are several outdoor activities people may enjoy.
Local Events and Festivals Roswell hosts interesting events throughout the year. Some of the most well-attended are:
Arts and Culture Roswell is one of the most artistic communities in the Southeastern United States. It regularly hosts the aforementioned Colors Festival of Arts and the Great American Cover-up Quilt Show. But if festivals aren't your thing, check out the Cultural Arts Center, which provides the best chance in town to experience visual and performance arts with its concerts and live shows. The 600-seat space hosts regular performances by the Atlanta Wind Symphony and the Georgia Ensemble Theatre.
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