Sandy Springs was named for the natural springs that are now protected due to their rich history and significance. Today Sandy Springs is one of Atlanta’s most affluent northern suburbs and is the 8th largest city in the state, and the 3rd largest in the Atlanta metro area. There are more Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Sandy Springs than anywhere else in the state of Georgia. The Roswell Road corridor and Perimeter Center areas represent the main commercial districts in the city.
Sandy Springs is located just nine miles north of downtown Atlanta. The population of 83,000 have estimated median household incomes of $72,000 while the median household income for all of Georgia is $51,000. The average home for sale today in this city costs $622,000 – making Sandy Springs an affluent community with historically stable resale values.
The city of Sandy Springs recognizes the importance of strong and vibrant neighborhoods as well as the preservation of quality of life standards in all of its neighborhoods. If you are looking for a new home, relocating to the Atlanta ares, upsizing, downsizing or just interested in investing, the many neighborhoods in this community have what any buyer could ever hope for and more. The Sandy Springs Council of Neighborhoods actively works to protect homeowners by working with city and county governments in the interest of all residents.
Young families find this city appealing for its many choices in schools and its close proximity to all of the business action in Atlanta. Every year people come from all over the area to the Sandy Springs Festival which is held during September to enjoy an artists market, business and civic expo, kid’s park, collector car show, heritage crafters and much, much more. Abundant and accessible parks include the Chattahoochee River Nature Center, Morgan Falls, Hammond Park and the John Ripley Forbes Big Trees Forest Preserve.