Introduction to Woodstock, Georgia
Woodstock, Georgia, in Cherokee county, is 10 miles NW of Roswell, Georgia and 25 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Atlanta metropolitan area with. Woodstock contains a population of approximately 10,050.
The community of Woodstock was most likely formed during the early years of the 19th century. Records state that a postmaster was employed in Woodstock in 1833. The area was officially incorporated as a city in 1897. Railroads entered the city in 1879, leading to rapid development of the area.
Woodstock and nearby Attractions
- Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
- Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History
- Barrington Hal
- Six Flags White Water
- Posey Branch
- Dupree Park
Things To Do In Woodstock
While in Woodstock, one can pay a visit to the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, which was formerly known as the Kennesaw Civil War Museum. Barrington Hall, the historic home of the co-founder of Roswell, Barrington King, is also close by. The Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, which was a battleground during the Civil War, is also a popular tourist spot. The Woodstock Commons Shopping Center and the Woodstock Village Shopping Center are also nearby.
Dobbins Air Reserve Base offers regular flight services.
Woodstock Higher Education
For higher education, residents of Woodstock can enroll at Kennesaw State University, Life University or the Southern Polytechnic State University.