Suwanee

Located about 30 miles north of Atlanta, Suwanee is well-known around the region for its distinctive parks, crowd-pleasing events, and high-quality mixed-use developments. Like many Gwinnett County communities, Suwanee began as a small agricultural town with strong ties to the railroad. Today, the City works diligently to retain its charm and sense of neighborliness and to manage growth in smart, innovative ways. The quality of life is outstanding. Suwanee offers a variety of housing options that fit an array of lifestyles. Our youngest citizens are served by the Gwinnett County Schools System, the largest public school system in Georgia and largely regarded as the finest.

Real Estate

Suwanee is located in Georgia.  Suwanee, Georgia has a population of 15,442.   Suwanee is more family-centric than the surrounding county with 46.61% of the households containing married families with children.  The county average for households married with children is 41.76%.  The median household income in Suwanee, Georgia is $85,401.   The median household income for the surrounding county is $61,944 compared to the national median of $53,046.  The median age of people living in Suwanee is 35.2 years.

Attractions and Amenities

Named one of America’s Top 10 Best Places to Live by Money magazine in 2007, Suwanee also is a great place to visit. Our friendly, progressive city is well-known for its distinctive parks, crowd-pleasing events, and attractive mixed-use developments. Downtown Suwanee is a delightful juxtaposition of old and new that includes two parks, an interactive water fountain, amphitheater stage, public library, and a growing number of boutique shops and restaurants. In the Old Town area, historic homes, churches and storefronts date back as far as the 1870s. Along our charming historic Main Street, you’ll find an old caboose, Burnette-Rogers Pavilion, and Main Street Park. The city boasts a multipurpose trail, the Suwanee Creek Greenway, which meanders through four miles of woods, wetlands and wildlife habitat. The trailhead for the greenway is at Suwanee Creek Park, an 85-acre passive recreational facility.

Education

Suwanee’s young residents are served by Gwinnett County Schools, the largest school system in Georgia and one of the most respected in the country. Gwinnett County Schools is a two-time winner of the Broad Prize for Urban Education. Students living in the City of Suwanee attend one of the following public schools

Elementary Schools

  • Burnette Elementary
  • Level Creek Elementary School
  • Parsons Elementary School
  • Riverside Elementary School
  • Roberts Elementary School
  • Suwanee Elementary School

Middle Schools

  • North Gwinnett Middle School
  • Richard Hull Middle School

High Schools

  • North Gwinnett High School
  • Peachtree Ridge High School

Resources

http://www.suwanee.com


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