Located in Gwinnett County, Duluth was incorporated February 28, 1876. The community was originally named Howell’s Crossroad, by a grandson of Evan Howell, who came from North Carolina to settle here in 1821.
The Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth is a showcase for items historically significant to the nation’s railroads. Duluth is home of Joan Glancy Hospital, the first hospital in Gwinnett.
Duluth hosts the Duluth Fall Festival in September as a benefit for Downtown Duluth. This arts and crafts festival includes a parade, a road race, games and continuous entertainment at the Pavilion in the city’s park. In addition to the Fall Festival, Duluth has concerts, movies, and a Winter Wonderland during the year in the Town Green.
Duluth has a historic downtown district where you can stroll, shop and dine in specialty shops along Main Street and the Town Green. Whether you’re shopping for clothing, furniture, a new home, stained glass, flowers, unique gifts and accessories, downtown Duluth has something for everyone. Many of the buildings feature architecture of the 1900-1930 era, and have been renovated for new businesses.
Duluth is widely recognized as a model city for Gwinnett County, with a nice blend of small businesses, entrepreneurial enterprise, major corporations and developers. Its commercial corridor is among Gwinnett County?s busiest. The vitality of Duluth comes from careful planning on the part of the community leaders, and from the camaraderie of its residents.
Some of the attractions in Duluth include the Southeastern Railway Museum, which preserves, restores and operates historical railway equipment. The Duluth Fall Festival, held the last weekend in September, offers more than 250 arts and crafts and food booths, and draws crowds greater than 30,000. Duluth Heritage Days is a chance for local merchants to showcase their businesses and the rich history of their particular establishments.
Located near Interstate 85, the Buford Highway, Duluth has easy access to Atlanta and some of Georgia’s best shopping, fine dining and hotels, and other nearby historical and recreational sites.
Total Area: 8.9 Square Miles
Local Area Spots
Atlanta Athletic Club (770) 448-2166
1930 Bobby Jones Drive, Duluth, 30097, GA
Aurora Theatre (770) 476-7926
3087 Main Street, Duluth, 30096, GA
Bridlewood Pool (770) 623-1013
2935 Pine Street, Duluth, 30096, GA
Duluth Branch Library (770) 476-1992
3480 Duluth Park Lane, Duluth, 30096, GA
Gwinnett Civic Center/Arena
Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, 30097, GA
Gwinnett County Public Library (770) 476-1992
3840 Duluth Park Lane, Duluth, 30096, GA
Gwinnett Place Mall
Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth, 30096, GA
Hooch Golf Club (770) 476-2525
2705 Peachtree Industrial, Duluth, 30097, GA
Rampage (678) 417-8700
3775 Peachtree Crest Drive, Duluth, 30097, GA
St. Ives Country Club (770) 497-9432
St. Ives Country Club Drive, Duluth, 30097, GA
St. Marlo Country Club (770) 495-7725
7755 St Marlo Country Club Pkwy, Duluth, 30097, GA
Standard Club (770) 497-0055
6230 Abbotts Bridge Road , Duluth, 30097, GA
The Golf School (770) 232-4612
10350 Medlock Bridge Road, Duluth, 30097, GA