Historic Gwinnett County Courthouse, Lawrenceville, GA
About Gwinnett County, GA
Gwinnett County offers exceptional amenities that encourage and support personal growth along the way to success. Located just Northeast of the Atlanta City Limits in the heart of Georgia’s Piedmont Region, the county proudly inspires with natural beauty through reddish soil, exposed bedrock, waterways, protected green space, and the award-winning Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation facilities.
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Established in 1818, Gwinnett County is now Georgia’s second most populous with homes that appeal to a variety of lifestyles, nationally recognized educational systems, healthcare, and tier-one cities with the most charming downtowns found anywhere in the state. Further, the county's close proximity to Athens, home of the University of Georgia, Metro Atlanta employment, entertainment, and other lifestyle hubs, and popular vacation spots make Gwinnett County the ideal place for those who prefer to live, work, learn and play on a grand scale.
There's so much more to share about Gwinnett County, how the offerings at our public library system, community centers, two public school systems, colleges, universities, charming homes for sale, and other resources help us achieve personal and professional growth. If you are considering relocation into the Metropolitan Atlanta area, Gwinnett County, Georgia is a fine choice and Vibrantly Connected.
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Colleges and Universities: Brenau University, Georgia Gwinnett College, Gwinnett Tech, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM Georgia), Shorter University, University of Georgia Terry College of Business, University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education
Parks: Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation, City Parks (see Cities in Gwinnett County)
Public Schools: Buford City Schools, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Clusters
Public Libraries: Gwinnett County Public Library
Shopping Malls: Gwinnett Place Mall, Mall of Georgia, Sugarloaf Mills, The Forum at Peachtree, The Shoppes at Web Gin
Things to Do: Download the latest InGwinnett Magazine for County-Sponsored Events
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Transit: Ride Gwinnett and XPress offer bus service to the Centers for Disease Control, Emory University, Buckhead, Doraville MARTA Station, Downtown and Midtown Atlanta Destinations from Park & Rides in Buford, Dacula, Lawrenceville, Lilburn and Snellville. The MARTA Gold Line Train Route starts at the Doraville Station and terminates at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport with stops at popular Metro Atlanta business, entertainment, and other hubs.
Frequently Asked Questions about Gwinnett County, GA
Where is Gwinnett County, GA?
Gwinnett County, GA is Northeast of the Atlanta, Georgia City Limits with cities easily accessible by Interstate - 85 and several Georgia State Highways.
What cities are in the county of Gwinnett?
The city halls of Berkeley Lake, Buford, Dacula, Duluth, Grayson, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Norcross, Peachtree Corners, and Snellville are all in Gwinnett County. The city halls of Auburn, Braselton, Hoschton, Loganville, Stone Mountain, and Tucker, GA are in adjacent counties.
What is the best place to live in Gwinnett County, GA?
Every Gwinnett County City has been cited as the best place to live by one periodical or another, frequently highlighting housing affordability, healthcare, employment, climate, and things to do. From the technology hub of Peachtree Corners, the sweet life in Sugar Hill, to the natural setting around the Archer High School in Lawrenceville, it really is a matter of personal preference.
What is the oldest city in Gwinnett?
Lawrenceville, GA was incorporated on December 15, 1821, and holds the distinction as the second oldest city in Metro Atlanta.