The Lawrenceville Lawn, Lawrenceville, GA
About Lawrenceville, GA
Lawrenceville, Georgia, incorporated in 1821, holds distinctions as the oldest city in Gwinnett County and second oldest in the entire Metro Atlanta area. The seat of Gwinnett County showcases the area's rich history through museums, stores and restaurants housed inside of charming downtown historical buildings, centered by the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse built in 1885 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Home to around 30,000 residents, Lawrenceville also serves as home to the Gwinnett Historical Society, Veteran's Memorial Museum, venue to social gatherings and a frequent backdrop in popular film (Fox's Sleepy Hollow), TV and movie scenes.
A modern, progressive Main Street USA Community, living in Lawrenceville, GA appeals to many with a variety of interests and lifestyles. The recently-renovated Aurora Theatre, new Lawrenceville Performing Arts Center stage a number of national touring plays, performances, musicals, live music and comedy events for the entire family while eateries along the nearby square just past the newer parking deck, some with rooftop dining, serve up the finest in American and international cuisine, entertainment and more.
One block south of the square is the location of the new Lawrenceville Lawn with walking pad, play areas, seating, amphitheater, arbor shades, tables, parking and more. This stunning mixed-use downtown development is the perfect venue for the popular Summer Concert Series, Broadway on the Lawn, free movies, fairs and other community events like the popular Rock'n the Ville BBQ and Kids Games known as Chill'n the Ville. The Lawrenceville Senior Center is where loved ones enjoy activities that enhance their independence, social activities and other services designed to maintain their life quality.
The new college corridor makes it easier to achieve educational goals at Georgia Gwinnett College, an accredited four-year institution of higher learning affiliated with the University System of Georgia ranked among the highest in the southern region and Gwinnett Tech with over 140 associate degrees, continuing education all around two miles west of the city. In addition, Lawrenceville is home to the Gwinnett Entrepreneur Center, a state-of-the-art facility designed to lift up, nurture and support our own emerging entrepreneurs, helping them grow into thriving small businesses. Georgia Highways 20, 120, 124, 316 and multiple transit stops are available for the approximate 33 miles trip into Central Atlanta while air travel is offered through carriers serving Briscoe Field just outside of the city.
More about Lawrenceville, GA
Continuing Education: Georgia Gwinnett College, Gwinnett Tech, University of Georgia Terry College of Business, University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education Gwinnett
Golf: Collins Hill Golf
Parks: Alexander Park, Bartow Jenkins Park, Bethesda Park, Bethesda Park Aquatic Center, Collins Hill Park, Collins Hill Aquatic Center, Freeman's Mill Park, Rhodes Jordan Park, Ronald Reagan Park
Public Libraries: Five Forks Branch, Lawrenceville Branch
Shopping Destinations: Ace, Academy Sports, Aldi, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Belk, Best Buy, Kohl's, Kroger, Lowe's, Marshalls, Office Depot/Max, Publix, Ross, Target
Transit: Bus service is available at Sugarloaf Mills to Buckhead, Dunwoody, Emory University, Midtown Atlanta and Doraville MARTA Station where buses connect to Buckhead, the Centers for Disease Control, Dekalb-Peachtree Airport and Tucker, GA. In addition, 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.
Please call (770) 271-2156 for more information on making or selling your home in Lawrenceville, GA.