Woodstock is a lovely and charming community just north of Atlanta via I75. You owe it to yourself if you live near by to check out this prosperous and inviting city.
Woodstock is one of Cherokee counties oldest towns, the railway system brought the town to life in 1879. The city had a population of about 300 people. There was a gristmill, yarn spinning and wood carving activities in the area. The water ways in the area were also an inviting draw to the area, Little River, Noonday Creek and many smaller creeks and streams. At one time gold mining was something people were doing in the Kellogg Creek area, the old Kellogg Gold Mine where mica and kaolin were found. Woodstock was recognized by the Georgia General Assembly as a town in 1897 and the name Woodstock came from a 1826 Walter Scott novel.
Woodstock was a large producer of cotton back in the 1890s, they transported a couple thousand bales annually. The cotton farming introduced new farming methods to the area. In 1912 the Woodstock Depot was built by Louisville and Nashville Railroad helping the town grow. The passenger service side of the rail ended in 1949. The city now has a trolley to give tours.
Now with I-575and Highway 92 being the main roads in Woodstock it brings unlimited and innovative avenues for those that wish to live in Woodstock. Developers in the area were influential bringing possibilities for growth in the area making Woodstock one of the fastest growing cities in Cherokee County. Woodstock is a great area for family activities and night life. There are many parks in the area along with restaurants and stores in downtown Woodstock.
There is also the Amphitheater, it is a fun way to spend time with the family and promotes community and allows people to get to know their neighbors. There are so many parks and trails along with fishing and golf and so many more outdoor adventures you could experience in this great town.
Woodstock unveiled the new Memorial in 2009, it has 10 tons of polished granite and is dedicated to the Woodstock veterans. The sign that thanks the men and women of Woodstock, Georgia who served in the armed forces helping to protect our way of life. A beautiful tribute to those that have served this great country.
Woodstock is one of Cherokee Counties biggest municipalities with only 11 square miles and just over 23,000 residents. Woodstock now has its own fire and police departments as of January 2018. There are two fire stations and the police department with 54 sworn officers.
Famous people connected to Woodstock
- Buff Bagwell – a professional wrestler WCW World Tag Team champion
- Lew Carpenter – a Baseball player (1943-1945)
- Nick Markakis – Baseball player
- Bruce Miller – NFL player
- Buster Skine – NFL player
- Dusan Langura – Basketball player
- Mary Hood – author
- Chris Kirk – PGA golfer
- Rich The Kid – rap artist
- Mark Wills – country music
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