Although a large city, in 2006, Roswell was considered among the top 25 safest cities in the United States by City Crime Rankings.
Roswell real estate includes a wide range of home options. In Roswell, there are lavish, acreage estates with luxuries such as swimming pools, basketball courts, pool houses, guest cottages, and professional landscaping. Roswell also offers classic, traditional estates designed by Bill Harrison and custom brick and stone mason estates. Some of Roswell's estates have been featured in numerous publications. There are riverfront homes, condos, townhouses, and modest to luxurious single-family homes in a variety of building styles.
In Roswell, enjoy walking tours, ghost tours, meeting and lodging facilities, an eclectic range of dining options with a wide variety of menus, and eleven different lodging options for your guests. Check out numerous points of interest that have been added to the National Register of Historic Places such as the Archibald Smith Plantation Home, the Bulloch Hall, and Barrington Hall.
No matter where your Roswell home is located, you will appreciate Roswell's many bicycle friendly trails and streets.
In Roswell, schooling options for children and youth include; two charter schools, nine public elementary schools, three public middle schools, three public high schools, and twelve private schools.
The Teaching Museum North offers educational programs for elementary and secondary students. As well, the Chattahoochee Nature Center is an environmental education facility that focuses on education through the use of flora and fauna. The center is used to help teach students how to protect the Chattahoochee River watershed.
Festivals and celebrations in Roswell include: Roswell Memorial Day Ceremony, Roswell Roots: A Festival of Black History and Culture, Roswell Criterium Bicycle Race and Historic Roswell Kiwanis Kids Bike Safety Rodeo, Roswell Magnolia Storytelling Festival, Roswell Youth Day Parade and Festival, Keep Roswell Beautiful Duck Race, Down to Earth Kid's Fest, and the Roswell Annual Fireworks Extravaganza.
Roswell has over twenty parks and facilities for public use. These parks and facilities support Roswell's major athletic programs which include: performing arts, rowing, gymnastics, baseball, basketball, football, softball, soccer, tennis, and swimming. Other recreational activities that take place in some of Roswell's parks and facilities include; skateboarding, racquetball, walking, biking, and running.