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Time Zone: Gwinnett County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Lawrenceville is the Seat for Gwinnett County.

Gwinnett County was founded in 1818.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Gwinnett had a population of 808,167 people. This is an increase of 37.34% since the last Census (which gave a population of 588,448 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Gwinnett represented 7.19% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 4th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010805,321+36.86%-0.35% since 2009
2009808,167+37.34%+2.23% since 2008
2008790,519+34.34%+2.34% since 2007
2000588,448The Last Census

More information can be found on the Gwinnett County Census Page for Gwinnett County.


Below are some of the communities located in Gwinnett County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Gwinnett County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Lawrenceville   29,83722,39733.22% increase  
Duluth   26,68822,12220.64% increase  
Snellville   20,63415,35134.41% increase  
Sugar Hill   17,73911,39955.6% increase  
Suwanee   16,7128,72591.5% increase  

Websites for Gwinnett County

Official Website:   www.co.gwinnett.ga.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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