Created in 1818, Gwinnett County was frontier land ceded to the state by the Creek Indians. Named for Button Gwinnett, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, Gwinnett County is Atlanta’s most accessible, affordable and family-friendly county. Located northeast of Atlanta, Gwinnett County covers 437 square miles and is just minutes from scenic Lake Lanier.
Gwinnett County residents benefit from well planned roads and transportation facilities allowing for 65% of its residents to work and live within its boundaries. Gwinnett County is home to more than 650 high tech companies and 400 international companies, creating 1,300 new jobs each year. With consistent economic stability and growth, Gwinnett County is a great place to make a home.
Home to the Mall of Georgia, Gwinnett County also has an abundance of small towns full of:
Golfers have access to one of only five “Bear’s Best,” courses nationwide. With abundant activities available, there’s plenty to do in Gwinnett County. Visit the Southeastern Railway Museum, the child-friendly Yellow River Game Ranch and Wild Bill’s, the Southeast’s largest country music dance hall. Minutes form Stone Mountain, Lake Lanier Islands and Chateau Elan, there’s quick access to metro Atlanta.
Another highlight for residents of Gwinnett County is the Arena at Gwinnett Center, an 11,355 seat facility, featuring the Gwinnett Gladiators, a minor league hockey team in the bicoastal ECHL.
With recreational activities galore, hikers, bikers, joggers and horseback riders all have plenty of trails to use. Fishermen enjoy fishing in the Southeast’s top fishing spots. There are myriad of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in any of the county’s sports fields, playgrounds and picnic areas.
Buford - Living In Buford, You'll be Near the Mall of Georgia
Dacula - a Desirable Destination for Real Estate
Duluth - a Model City for the Atlanta Area
Grayson - a Tiny Town with Lots of Southern Charm- a Perfect Place to Call Home
Lawrenceville - The Crepe Myrtle City
Lilburn - Small-Town America
Loganville - The Home of Tara (but not that Tara)
Norcross - the Best of Both Worlds
Snellville - Where "Everybody's Somebody"
Sugar Hill - Where Residents are Living "the Sweet Life"
Suwanee - Old-Fashioned Charm with Contemporary Conveniences