Suwanee, Georgia is becoming the Gwinnett County destination of choice!

Real Estate Agent with Home Team Gwinnett


There's a trend developing in the Atlanta market that seems to indicate that Suwanee, Georgia ( a quaint NE Atlanta suburb) is becoming a prime destination choice for many folks relocating from Florida, Michigan, New York and California and other states!

Suwanee was recently voted as one of Money Magazine's Top Ten best places to live in the United States. The Gwinnett community of 16,000 was ranked No. 10 for its economic opportunity, good schools, safe streets, things to do and sense of community, among other factors.

"Money magazine has let the whole country in on our not-so-well-kept 'secret,'" says Mayor Nick Masino. "Our residents have known for a long time that Suwanee is an incredible place to live."

The magazine considered 3,000 towns with populations between 7,000 and 50,000.

Suwanee has transformed in the last few years into a city with amenities that include the 10-acre Town Center Park, a trail known as the Suwanee Greenway that is popular among walkers and joggers and Playtown Suwanee, a playground that boasts a magical bus, castle, log cabin, boat, elephant and rocket in addition to more traditional offerings, such as slides and swings.

The cities that made the top 10 are, in order, Middleton, Wis.; Hanover, N.H.; Louisville, Colo.; Lake Mary, Fla.; Claremont, Calif.; Papillion, Neb.; Milton, Mass.; Chaska, Minn.; Nether Providence, Pa.; and Suwanee.



Lidia Griffin
Suwanee, GA
Real Estate Virtual Assistant


This is a great post. We relocated to Suwanee (from NJ) in August of 2007. Having done some research on Georgia, and seeing the Money Magazine article you mentioned, we took the plunge and viewed the area with the help of our realtor.

One of the first things that struck us about Suwanee was the fact that they have thus far managed to balance some quite expansive growth, whilst maintaining the original charm of the area. Despite the fact that there is a huge amount of construction work going on in the area (e.g new retail space, housing and work on McGinnis Ferry Road) the area as a whole has been preserved.

If you are considering making Georgia your home, Suwanee should definitely be on your short list of places to investigate.


Apr 16, 2008 02:34 AM