Awards & Recognitions


Community Recognitions
2020
2019
  • June - #14 Safest City in Georgia, Safewise.com
  • January - #1 Safest City in Georgia, National Council for Home Safety and Security
2018
  • October - #9 Best Place to Raise a Family in Georgia, WalletHub.com
  • February, 2018 - #3 City for New Families in the U.S., Pennygeeks.com
  • January, 2018 - #13 Safest City in Georgia, Safewise.com
  • January, 2018 - #11 Safest City in Georgia, National Council for Home Safety and Security

2017
  • October, 2017 - #4 Safest Place to Live in Georgia, 10,000-30,000 residents, ElitePersonalFinance.com
  • October, 2017 - #1 Best Places for Young Families in Georgia, NerdWallet.com
  • October, 2017 - #10 Most Successful City in Georgia, Zippia.com
  • June, 2017 - #2 Best Suburb to Buy a House, Niche.com
  • May, 2017 - #8 Safest City in Georgia, LendEDU
  • February, 2017 - #10 Safest City in Georgia, National Council for Home Safety & Security
  • January, 2017 - #17 Safest City in Georgia, Safewise.com
2016
  • January, 2016 - #15 Safest City in Georgia, Safewise.com
2015
  • September, 2015 - #4 Best City to Raise a Family in Georgia, onlyinyourstate.com
  • May, 2015 - #2 Best Georgia Suburb to Purchase a House, Niche.com
  • May, 2015 - #13 Best National Suburb to Purchase a House, Niche.com
  • August, 2015 - #2 Safest City in Georgia, Safewise.com
  • March, 2015 - #4 Best City in Georgia for Young Families, NerdWallet.com
2014
  • December, 2014 - #1 Safest City in Georgia, ValuePenguin.com
Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, Government Finance Officers Association

  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, Government Finance Officers Association

  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
Learn more about the City's Budget, Financial Reports, Purchasing, and Taxes.

Accredited Main Street America™ Program
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014 (Start-Up Program)
Learn more about the City's Main Street America™ program.