On December 15, 1818, the legislature created
County. The county was named after Button Gwinnett, who was one of the three citizens of Georgia to sign the Declaration of Independence. Gwinnett’s borders shifted several times until it reached its present form situated on 437 square miles of land roughly 30 miles northeast of
County has been one of the fastest growing counties in the State of Georgia. Some of the cities in
County located in the Seventh Congressional District are Dacula,
Duluth, Grayson, Lilburn, Sugar Hill, Lawrenceville, Loganville, Norcross, Snellville, Suwanee, Berkeley Lake and Buford.
From historical to cultural to recreational, Gwinnett offers its residents a full range of options. The Gwinnett County Courthouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has been renovated and opened to the public as a community attraction and meeting facility. One of Georgia’s most popular sites,
Park, is located on the border of Gwinnett and
County. For outdoor recreation, the
River serves as much of the western border.
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