Gwinnett County

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The Georgia legislature created Gwinnett County in 1818 from Creek and Cherokee Indian lands. The state’s 42nd county was named for Button Gwinnett, one of Georgia’s three signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Today Gwinnett boasts excellent facilities for recreation, professional sports, concerts, conventions and cultural events – a true live-work-play community.

Along with big city shopping, Gwinnett County boasts many lovely parks featuring woodlands, lakes, meadows, streams and gently rolling hills. Several historic sites and museums are based in these parks.

Gwinnett County offers year-round recreation classes, hosts special events and lots of summer day camps. There are skate complexes, swimming pools, tennis courts, leisure activities, art classes, golf courses, sports fields, and much more – see map!

The Gwinnett County Fair, runs this year from September 13, 2012 through September 23, 2012.

As of 2010, Gwinnett County had a population of 805,321. There were 202,317 households out of which 42.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them. Gwinnett County Public Schools operates the public schools.

We have guides to the major cities in Gwinnett County:  SuwaneeBuford, Dacula, Duluth, Lawrenceville and  Sugar Hill.

 

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