Gwinnett County

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Gwinnett County, Georgia

75 Langley Dr Gwinnett Justice & Administration Ctr
Lawrenceville, GA 30045
Phone: (770) 822-7000
Fax: (770) 822-7097
www.co.gwinnett.ga.us

In north-central GA, northeast of Atlanta; original county; organized Dec 15, 1818 from Cherokee lands. Name Origin: For Button Gwinnett (c. 1735-77), a signer of the Declaration of Independence and acting president of GA (1777)

Area (sq mi):: 436.72 (land 432.73; water 3.99) Population per square mile: 1678.40
Population 2005: 726,273 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 23.40%; 1990-2000 66.70% Population 2000: 588,448 (White 67.00%; Black or African American 13.30%; Hispanic or Latino 10.90%; Asian 7.20%; Other 6.80%). Foreign born: 16.90%. Median age: 32.50
Income 2000: per capita $25,006; median household $60,537; Population below poverty level: 5.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $31,863-$30,277
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 32.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Lawrenceville County seat (26,925)
  • Duluth (24,255)
  • Snellville (18,782)
  • Sugar Hill (14,982)
  • Lilburn (11,419)
  • Buford (10,966)
  • Suwanee (10,956)

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