Sandy Springs is fairly new in the fact that it officially just became its own incorporated community. However, the community and neighborhoods that sustain it have been around for decades. The city of Sandy Springs was incorporated as its own city in December of 2005. It is an affluent suburb just north of Atlanta and is the eighth-largest city in the state and the third-largest city in the Atlanta metropolitan area. According to the US Census Bureau,the 2008 estimated population was 82,674.
These days Sandy Springs is a vibrant community that has multiple sub-neighborhoods and commercial districts. Interstate 285 intersects the city making access to the interstateextremely easy. The majority of Sandy Springs is outside the perimeter and boasts some ofthe most elegant southern homes in all of Atlanta. Sandy Springs is located just out of thehustle and bustle, Buckhead or downtown Atlanta in just minutes.