October 12, 2009 — Welcome to Sandy Springs, Georgia’s sixth largest city (est. pop. 98,000). Located just north of the thriving metropolis of Atlanta, Sandy Springs offers residents and guests both immediate access to big-city excitement and traditional Southern charm. Sandy Springs is rich in a variety of unique delights: more than 20 miles of glorious shoreline along the Chattahoochee River, 11 parks to explore, a dynamic economy and a sense of community that sustains and welcomes all.