Sandy Springs is a city in northern Fulton County along the I-285 loop and is just 16.5 miles from downtown Atlanta. It spans both inside and outside the perimeter, allowing it to advance its development as a city. Atlanta’s top attractions are easily accessible from Sandy Springs by car or MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority). Incorporated in 2005, it is the sixth-largest city in Georgia and the second-largest city in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Sandy Springs is a family-friendly area and a destination for young, single people, with some of the best schools. It is also corporate headquarters for businesses such as UPS, Newell Brands, Cox Communications, Inspire Brands, and Mercedes-Benz USA’s corporate offices.
Sandy Springs is home to more than a dozen wonderful city parks, all within minutes of the city’s lively downtown area. Whether you are a hiker, a wildlife enthusiast, a history buff, or an all-around nature lover, the parks in Sandy Springs have trails for hiking, waterways for fishing, cultural exhibits, and plenty of green space to bask in the fresh air.
The City Springs district in downtown Sandy Springs is home to a performing arts center, city hall, kid-friendly interactive fountain, and quality retail and residential offerings. Living in Sandy Springs offers residents a terrific urban-suburban option.