Learn More About Duluth, Georgia
About Duluth Georgia:
Duluth is a small city in Gwinnett County Georgia in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Located just 20 miles northeast of Atlanta’s downtown core, Duluth boasts a population of just over 30,000. For a relatively small city, Duluth has garnered plenty of state and national attention for its extremely friendly and livable community. In 2009, Forbes Magazine ranked Duluth 26th in "America's Best Places to Move" while just one year later, BusinessWeek named it the "Best Affordable Suburb in Georgia.”
Duluth enjoys a weather pattern that features hot humid summers and cooler winters. The average high in the winter is in the low 50s° while the warmer months reaches the low to mid 90s.
At the core of any tight-kinit community is an active and vibrant downtown core and Duluth, Georgia is no exception. The downtown core is the community center and gathering place that offers shopping fun, food, entertainment and relaxation. Take a stroll through the beautiful downtown district and you’ll soon discover that all the businesses are locally owned and consistently provide quality products.
Beyond great shopping and amazing cafés and restaurants, downtown Duluth is home is also home to a spectacular outdoor amphitheater, Town Green with a fountain, Taylor Park and City Hall. The Town Green regularly hosts free festivals, concerts, movies and other exciting entertainment.
The highlight of the community calendar is the annual Duluth Fall Festival. First launched in 1983, the annual event has grown into one the most successful festivals in the southeast, with attendance consistently upwards of 100,000. People come from all over the state for the arts & crafts, food booths, and fun family activities.
For those who like to keep active in the great outdoors, Duluth is home to seven city-run public parks. Many have top quality recreational facilities for those who enjoy playing tennis, soccer or basketball. Swimming is available only four miles from city hall at West Gwinnett Aquatic Center. If you want to take your four-legged friend for some exercise, there’s no better spot than the Chattapoochee Dog Park.
Duluth is home to an amazing civic center in the Infinite Energy Center. (formerly known as the Gwinnett Civic and Cultural Center) This multi-purpose facility is a 90-acre lakefront campus hosts several top-tier events from concerts, performances, meetings, trade shows, conventions, banquets, and celebrations.
Schools in Duluth are administered through the Gwinnett County School District. The district is the largest school system in Georgia, serving more than 178,000 students. Some of the highest rated schools in Suwannee are: River Trail Middle School, Chattahoochee Elementary School, and Hull Middle School.
As part of its mission statement, Duluth sets out to create a healthy, safe, and welcoming community. Given the amount of recognition it has received in recent years for all around community excellence, it is clear they are succeeding in their mission.