Woodstock, Georgia has actually made the Forbes Magazine list of fastest growing areas in the country. In fact, according to the city’s official website, the city of Woodstock has grown more than 70 percent in the past decade. As of the 2010 US Census, the population in Woodstock is 23,896.
City planners have worked diligently to maintain several attractive and family friendly recreational areas, including Dupree Park and Woodstock Park. Plans have also been formed to create The Greenprints Project, a master planned project designed to create more than 60 miles of connecting trails throughout the city, offering residents fast and easy access to local shopping, dining and neighborhoods.
Project plans include the establishment of new city parks also. The city’s official website features several upcoming local events and offers residents the opportunity to receive notifications from the city via email or on their smartphones.
Safewise website has listed the city among its safest in the state. Further, Trulia reports zero crimes have taken place in the city in the first quarter of 2014.
The city keeps its residents entertained via annual parades and festivals, as well as concerts in the park. Popular city maintained parks include Dupree Park and Woofstock (a fittingly named dog park). Mountain biking trails are also plentifully found in Woodstock.
The Elm Street Cultural Arts Village, located in downtown Woodstock off of Main Street, features art exhibits, live theatrical and musical performances as well as pageants and recitals year round. Racing fans will enjoy the Historic Dixie Speedway, a 3/8 mile track which hosts stock car racing events each summer. The speedway also serves as a regular stop on the Monster Truck National circuit and the Motocross events.
Home Facts has revealed that Woodstock has a 5.7 percent unemployment rate which is well below the state’s average of 7.4 percent. Woodstock is located in Cherokee County and can be easily accessed from Interstate 75. Its convenience, quiet atmosphere and culture make Woodstock one of the state’s top small cities.