Suwanee

Voted consistently one of the top places to live in North Metro Atlanta!

Welcome to Suwanee

 
A mixture of high-quality use developments with distinctive parks, known as the "Crossroads of the Past & Future"
 

About 30 miles north of Atlanta is the quaint town of Suwanee. This distinctive neighborhood with crowd-pleasing events and high-quality mixed-use developments has been named one of the best places to live in the US.

The town of Suwanee is distinctively split by the Chattahoochee River, one falling in Gwinnett County and the other in Forsyth County giving you the feeling that you are in two individual cities. The Gwinnett County side of the city hosts one of the city’s most sought-after destinations, Town Center Park, with family friendly activities, the Big Splash fountain, numerous dining options and an amphitheater that hosts numerous concerts, the town’s seasonal festivals and events drawing attendees from across the state. The Forsyth County side of the city boasts some of the top county schools in the nation, drawing families to this highly sought after area. Other area attractions include access to Big Creek Greenway, this 16-mile trail spans across multiple counties offering parks and preserves for trail enthusiasts to enjoy this ideal setting for walking, running, or biking.

Suwanee has risen from a small agricultural town thanks to its strong ties to the railroad. Today, it has become a fun, attractive, evolving city well-connected to the larger Atlanta city.Offering more than 600 acres of parkland and miles of biking and walking trails. It also boasts of an attractive community where residents and visitors from neighboring communities gather to shop, eat, relax, and play. The Old Town Area features Main Street Park, Burnette-Roger Pavillion, and an old caboose. Kids can enjoy spending time in the community-built playground, PlayTown Suwanee. This area also offers diverse churches, historic homes, and storefronts dating back to the 1870s.

 

What to Love 

 
  • Shopping at the Suwanee Arts Center 
  • Stroll at the Ivy Creek and Big Creek Greenway
  • Visit the symbolic heart of the community, Suwanee Town Center
  • Embrace nature's beauty at Sims Lake Park 
 

Local Lifestyle 

 
Life in Suwanee makes you feel like you're part of a larger-true community. A drive through the town center showcases this place's vibrant lifestyle. From the Suwanee Town Center, there's a green space with an amphitheater and Big Splash interactive fountain where local kids spend most of their summer break to cool off. 
 
You can also fill your day with excitement at George Pierce Park. This park offers miles of walking, cycling trails, and sports fields for adult and youth sports. The park also features a community center with lots of amenities. You can use the park to connect to Suwanee Creek Greenway Trail, running for miles throughout the city. 
 
There's also no shortage of events to make your life more exciting in Suwanee. Notable events include the Suwanee Farmers Market, where local farmers showcase and sell their wares on the Town Center lawns. 
 
You can enjoy everything that Suwanee has to offer from popular Forsyth neighborhoods such as Suwanee Overlook, Grand Cascades, St. Marlo County Club, Windermere Country Club, and Laurel Springs Country Club. Those living in Gwinnett can enjoy Suwanee's lifestyle from popular neighborhoods such as The River Club, River Glen, Ellington, Wildwood, and Edinburgh Country Club. 
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

 
Suwanee residents and visitors can enjoy an array of dining places, entertainment events, and retail shops. If you love classic Japanese food, look no further than Mori House. Here, you can enjoy a range of Japanese dishes from Sashimi to ramen in a stylish minimalist environment. If you crave Mexican foods, visit Taquila Mama Taqueria. They pride themselves on freshly quality ingredients and authentic recipes.
 
Shopping enthusiasts will find several local boutiques in Suwanee, such as Fab'rik Suwanee, Dress up SuwaneeBig Peach Running Co, and Ensemble Boutique.  
 
 

Schools

 
Suwanee consists of two main counties, Gwinnett County and Forsyth County. Check out the school county website to learn about the schools in the area:
 
 

Overview for Suwanee, GA

20,629 people live in Suwanee, where the median age is 38.2 and the average individual income is $47,854. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

20,629

Total Population

38.2 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$47,854

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Suwanee, GA

Suwanee has 7,586 households, with an average household size of 2.72. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Suwanee do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 20,629 people call Suwanee home. The population density is 1,877.16 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

20,629

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38.2

Median Age

49.59 / 50.41%

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2.72

Average Household Size

$47,854

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Schools in Suwanee, GA

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The following schools are within or nearby Suwanee. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Suwanee Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Primrose School Of Suwanee West
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Level Creek Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available

Around Suwanee, GA

There's plenty to do around Suwanee, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

36
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
35
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Good Coffee Bike Shop, Heavenly Bakes, and Vitality Method Studio.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.59 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.25 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.4 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.58 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.08 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.36 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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