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 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.

Demographics

People

Total Population29,227
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens12.1%
Employed Population 16+14,849
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married56.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42.3%
Median Earnings25+$44,877
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,427
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,858

Wealth

Median Family Income$84,731
% Above Poverty Level92.1%
% Below Poverty Level7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time36 minutes
% Working from Home6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone28.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,269
Median House Value$205,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.6%
Irish13.1%
German12.5%
English9.2%
Italian8.6%
Scottish3.2%
Polish2.8%
French Except Basque2.2%
Welsh1.6%
Hungarian0.9%
Dutch0.9%
West Indian0.9%
Swedish0.8%
African0.7%
Greek0.7%
Russian0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Arab0.6%
Lithuanian0.5%
Croatian0.5%
Albanian0.5%
Nigerian0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Jamaican0.3%
Haitian0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Latvian0.3%
Portuguese0.3%
US/American0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Egyptian0.2%
Czech0.2%
British0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Slovak0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
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Woodstock Almanac

CategoryValue
County Cherokee County
Standard Zip Codes30189, 30188
Phone Area Codes6,78,770
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.12
Approximate Longitude-84.57

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)

StationALLATOONA DAM 2
Distance13.1 miles
Jan Temp30 to 50 F
Apr Temp47 to 72 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp50 to 71 F
Annual Precip51.9 inches
StationALPHARETTA 4 SSW
Distance14.4 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip51.8 inches
StationATLANTA HARTSFIELD AP
Distance32.8 miles
Jan Temp34 to 52 F
Apr Temp50 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 89 F
Oct Temp53 to 73 F
Annual Precip50.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Acworth22,163$68,702
Canton25,806$58,952
Holly Springs10,809$101,635
Kennesaw33,433$79,554
Marietta60,203$62,332
Roswell94,239$106,484

Woodstock Public Schools

Arnold Mill Elementary School
710 Arnold Mill Rd
ZIP: 30188
(770) 592-3510
Primary
Total Enrollment 862
Johnston Elementary School
2031 E Cherokee Dr
ZIP: 30188
(770) 928-2910
Primary
Total Enrollment 584
Little River Elem.
3170 Trickum Rd
ZIP: 30188
(770) 926-7566
Primary
Total Enrollment 1446
Mill Creek Middle School
442 Arnold Mill Rd
ZIP: 30188
(770) 924-5489
Middle
Total Enrollment 1284
Mountain Road Elementary School
615 Mountain Rd
ZIP: 30188
(770) 664-9708
Primary
Total Enrollment 563
River Ridge High School
400 Arnold Mill Rd
ZIP: 30188
(770) 591-8450
High
Total Enrollment 1601
Woodstock Elementary School
230 Rope Mill Rd
ZIP: 30188
(770) 926-6969
Primary
Total Enrollment 1142
Bascomb Elementary School
1335 Wyngate Pkwy
ZIP: 30189
(770) 592-1091
Primary
Total Enrollment 1038
Boston Elementary School
105 Othello Dr
ZIP: 30189
(770) 924-6260
Primary
Total Enrollment 616
Carmel Elementary School
2275 Bascomb Carmel Rd
ZIP: 30189
(770) 926-1237
Primary
Total Enrollment 1190
E. T. Booth Middle School
6550 Putnam Ford Dr
ZIP: 30189
(770) 721-5500
Middle
Total Enrollment 1692
Etowah High School
6565 Putnam Ford Dr
ZIP: 30189
(770) 926-4411
High
Total Enrollment 2411
Polaris Evening Program
2010 Towne Lake Hills South Dr
ZIP: 30189
(770) 926-1662
Woodstock High School
2010 Towne Lake Hills South Dr
ZIP: 30189
(770) 592-3500
High
Total Enrollment 2179
Woodstock Middle School
2000 Towne Lake Hills South Dr
ZIP: 30189
(770) 592-3516
Middle
Total Enrollment 1175

Woodstock Private Schools

Cherokee Christian Schools
3075 Trickum Rd
ZIP: 30188
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 391
Lyndon Academy
485 Toonigh Rd
ZIP: 30188
Elementary
Total Enrollment 101
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