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Welcome to Duluth ...

The city of Duluth is located in Gwinnett County<1>.

When the people of Duluth refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Duluthian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Duluth has a population of 29,653 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Duluth.

Duluth is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area Codes for Duluth: (470)<5>, (678) & (770)

The ZIP codes for Duluth: 30095-30099<6>

Websites for Duluth ...

Official Website:   www.duluth-ga.com/

Junior League:   www.jlgnf.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Duluth had an population of 29,653 people. This is an increase of 11.48% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Duluth had a population of 26,600 people. This makes Duluth the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Duluth represents 0.27% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Duluth.

Communities Also Named Duluth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Duluth - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nebraska and Nevada.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Duluth.

Communities near Duluth ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Duluth.

  • Roswell
  • Alpharetta
  • Brookhaven
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Duluth.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
  • Dunwoody West
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
    • Dunwoody West lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the west of Duluth.
    • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunwoody West
  • Milton
  • Tucker
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker
    • Tucker lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of Duluth.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<9> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucker<8>
  • Lawrenceville
  • Chamblee
  • Decatur
  • Sugar Hill

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Duluth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Duluth.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Duluth. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Duluth.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Duluth. See our Newspapers Page for Duluth.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Duluth ...

Looking for more information about Duluth? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Duluth, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Duluth.

Adding Duluth to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Duluth in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Duluth was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1874.

We also found Duluth in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Duluth.

The official website for Duluth: www.duluth-ga.com/

The official website for Gwinnett County: www.co.gwinnett.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Gwinnett, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Duluth refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Duluth may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Duluth.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Duluth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Duluth, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Duluth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Duluth or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Duluth includes: 30095, 30096, 30097, 30098 & 30099.
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Duluth) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Duluth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DuluthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duluth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0020, Longitude: -84.1435    
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 

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