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Welcome to Roswell ...

The city of Roswell is located in Fulton County<1>.

When the people of Roswell refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Roswellite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Roswell has a population of 94,856 people<3> (see below for details).

Roswell was established in 1854.

The community of Roswell is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Roswell lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Roswell is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (470)<5>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP codes for Roswell: 30075-30077<6>

Websites for Roswell ...

Official Website: www.ci.roswell.ga.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roswell had an population of 94,856 people. This is an increase of 7.37% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roswell had a population of 88,346 people (or 9.6% of the total population of Fulton County). This makes Roswell the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Roswell represents 0.91% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Roswell.

Communities Also Named Roswell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Roswell: This one is located in Fulton County and the other is located in Cobb County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 9 communities that are also named Roswell - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Idaho, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, South Dakota and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Roswell.

Communities near Roswell ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Roswell.

  • Atlanta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atlanta
    • Atlanta [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Roswell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 512,550 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<8>
  • Johns Creek [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
    • Johns Creek [Fulton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the east of Roswell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johns Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek<8>
  • Marietta [Cobb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marietta
    • Marietta [Cobb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Roswell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,786 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marietta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marietta<8>
  • Smyrna [Cobb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smyrna
    • Smyrna [Cobb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Roswell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,443 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brookhaven [DeKalb County]
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      • Brookhaven [DeKalb County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the south of Roswell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
    • Peachtree Corners [Gwinnett County]
    • Milton [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
      • Milton [Fulton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the north of Roswell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,037 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<8>
    • Tucker [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker
      • Tucker [DeKalb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Roswell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucker<8>
    • Kennesaw [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw
      • Kennesaw [Cobb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the west of Roswell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,712 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennesaw<8>
    • Kennesaw Acres [Cobb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennesaw Acres
      • Kennesaw Acres [Cobb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of Roswell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,077 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennesaw Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennesaw Acres

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Roswell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Roswell.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Roswell. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Roswell.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Roswell. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Roswell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roswell ...

Looking for more information about Roswell? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Roswell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Roswell.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Georgia

About Fulton County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Roswell: www.ci.roswell.ga.us/

The official website for Fulton County: www.co.fulton.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Fulton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Roswell refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Roswell may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Roswell.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roswell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Roswell, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Roswell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Roswell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Roswell includes: 30075, 30076 & 30077.
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Roswell) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Roswell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RoswellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roswell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0217, Longitude: -84.3617    
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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