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Overview

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.

Woodstock History

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.

Woodstock Transportation

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.

People

Total Population 26,793
Male Share of the Population 45.1%
Female Share of the Population 54.9%
Senior Citizens 9.5%
Employed Population 16+ 12,942
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 58%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 41.8%
Median Earnings25+ $46,531
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,825
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,406

Wealth

Median Family Income $83,219
% Above Poverty Level 93%
% Below Poverty Level 7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,129
Median House Value $180,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.6%
US/American 0%
English 10.4%
Irish 12.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Woodstock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of Roswell, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Cherokee
Metro Area Atlanta
Standard Zip Codes 30188, 30189
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.101
Longitude -84.519

Woodstock Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALLATOONA DAM 2
Distance 13.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 71 F
Annual Precip 51.9 inches
Station ALPHARETTA 4 SSW
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
Station ATLANTA HARTSFIELD AP
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 89 F
Oct Temp 53 to 73 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Acworth 21,512 $55,263
Canton 24,305 $51,280
Holly Springs 9,979 $81,228
Kennesaw 32,186 $74,745
Marietta 58,906 $54,071
Roswell 93,471 $104,134

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Woodstock High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

WOODSTOCK HIGH SCHOOL
2010 TOWNE LAKE HILLS SOUTH DR
770-592-3500
Serves 2,200 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

ETOWAH HIGH SCHOOL
6565 PUTNAM FORD DRIVE
770-926-4411
Serves 1,874 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

POLARIS EVENING SCHOOL
2010 TOWNE LAKE HILLS SOUTH DR
770-926-1662
A Non-traditional School
Serves 197 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.3

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