Home security experts SafeWise ranked Sandy Springs 33rd on its list of the 50 Safest Cities in Georgia with populations over 5,000.
The company based the ranking on findings from the FBI's "Crime in the U.S." report.
Auburn, Ga., in Barrow County was ranked No. 1
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Here’s what SafeWise had to say about our town:
In addition to pursuing the safety of its citizens, Sandy Springs is dedicated to attracting both new and established businesses, which is a main component of its large population. To keep those businesspeople and their families in the city, Sandy Springs has quality public, private, and magnet education options. As for parks and recreation, the city offers the Sandy Springs Tennis Center, with 24 lighted courts and recognition as “one of the finest public facilities in the country” by “Tennis Magazine,” as well as Big Trees Forest Preserve, which offers 1.5 miles of walking trails with a serene, picturesque backdrop.