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Category: Gwinnett

Norcross

Norcrossnorcrossga.net (770) 448-2122 • Pop. 12,200
Gwinnett’s second oldest city, Norcross was incorporated in 1870. Preserving the city’s charm and downtown district are priorities for citizens wishing to share the architecture and atmosphere with generations to come. The 112- acre Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Convenience to metro Atlanta and award-winning schools has kept families coming to the area. The city prides itself in its strong community atmosphere and family values. Many early craftsman cottages have been restored and offer a warm sense of escape from the hustle of the city.families coming to the area. The city prides itself in its strong community atmosphere and family values. Many early craftsman cottages have been restored and they offer a warm sense of escape from the hustle of the city.

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Lilburn

Lilburncityoflilburn.com (770) 921-2210 • Pop. 13,500
For Atlantans, Lilburn may best be recognized as the city “just over the Gwinnett County line.” To those who live here, Lilburn is a quaint and friendly “small-town” city with a multicultural flair. It is home to a 32,000-square foot Hindu temple built in 2007. The main route of transportation in the area is Highway 29, and the railroad also travels through the Old Town area of the city. A greenway was recently built in the heart of town and is always a popular spot for walking and biking. Lilburn is 25 miles from downtown Atlanta. Money Magazine ranked it No. 5 on the “Best Affordable Places to Live in America”.Their new Downtown Development Authority is creating a new identity for the City.

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Lawrenceville

Lawrenceville lawrencevillega.org (770) 963-2414 • Pop. 29,000
The city’s vision statement reads: Home to leading edge education, health care, and government, where history and strong neighborhoods meet. Lawrenceville’s estimated median household income in 2011 was $42,064. The city has a total area of 13.1 square miles. The second oldest city in the Atlanta area, Lawrenceville leads the area in innovation and growth. As the county seat, the city also has a vibrant and charming historic downtown that hosts numerous festivals and events throughout the year. Shopping, arts, and concerts are part of the everyday fabric of this community. The city’s original town square has remained the center of downtown. Several nearby springs make the downtown area a great attraction.

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Grayson

Graysoncityofgrayson.org (770) 963-8017 • Pop. 2,700
A growing area of the county, the city of Grayson has numerous city parks and an annual Grayson Day festival. This city is living up to its slogan-”A Great Place to Live!” Tribble Mill Park provides Grayson residents with 700 acres of recreation, including two lakes, trails, biking, fishing, and horseback riding. The Grayson Arts and History Center preserves the history of the city, showcases local artists’ work, and holds many cultural events throughout the year.

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Duluth

Duluth duluthga.net (770)-476-3434 Population 28,000
A culturally diverse and vibrant community, Duluth is a place where families and businesses can thrive. Now the third largest city in Gwinnett County, it offers everything to truly capture the spirit of good living. With sidewalks and bikeways that connect all areas of the city, celebrations such as the Barefoot in the Park Fine Arts Festival, Duluth Fall Festival, concerts, dining delights, and multiple entertainment and shopping venues, Duluth is a prosperous community with small-town sensibilities. Designated a Tree City USA, Duluth’s residents and leaders work constantly to develop and preserve the area’s green spaces and expand its many parks. With easy access to Atlanta, Duluth offers the best of big-city amenities and small-town ambiance. It was named a Top 10 City for Best American Values by NewsMax magazine.

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