Roswell, Georgia

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Roswell, Georgia
Roswell City Hall
Roswell City Hall
Location in Fulton County and the state of Georgia
Location in Fulton County and the state of Georgia
Roswell is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Roswell
Roswell
Location of Roswell in Metro Atlanta
Roswell is located in the United States
Roswell
Roswell
Roswell (the United States)
Roswell is located in Metro Atlanta
Roswell
Roswell
Roswell (Metro Atlanta)
Coordinates: 34°01′19″N 84°21′33″W / 34.02194°N 84.35917°W / 34.02194; -84.35917Coordinates: 34°01′19″N 84°21′33″W / 34.02194°N 84.35917°W / 34.02194; -84.35917
Country United States
State Georgia
CountyFulton
IncorporatedFebruary 16, 1854
Government
 • MayorLori Henry, Mayor Marie Willsey, Mayor Pro-Tem
Area
 • Total42.00 sq mi (108.77 km2)
 • Land40.72 sq mi (105.46 km2)
 • Water1.28 sq mi (3.31 km2)  3.1%
Elevation
1,180 ft (350 m)
Population
 • Total88,346
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
94,763
 • Density2,327.24/sq mi (898.56/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
30075-30077
Area code770/678/404
FIPS code13-67284[4]
GNIS feature ID0332929[5]
Websitewww.roswellgov.com

Roswell is a U.S. city in Fulton County, Georgia. It is named for Roswell King, a businessman who forced many slaves to run his plantation and cotton mill.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 9, 2020.
  2. Cite error: The named reference Census 2010 was used but no text was provided for refs named (see the help page).
  3. Cite error: The named reference USCensusEst2019CenPopScriptOnlyDirtyFixDoNotUse was used but no text was provided for refs named (see the help page).
  4. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. "Roswell King (1765-1844)". New Georgia Encyclopedia. Georgia Humanities and the University of Georgia Press. Retrieved 2020-11-11.