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Welcome to Snellville ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Snellville has a population of 20,095 people<2> (see below for details).

Snellville was settled in 1874 and was incorporated in 1923.

Going back to its beginning, The community of Snellville was originally named New London. For more information about the names of Snellville, see The Names of Snellville on our Genealogy Page.

Snellville is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area Codes for Snellville: (470)<4>, (678) and (770)

The ZIP codes for Snellville: 30039, 30078<5>

Websites for Snellville ...

Official Website:   www.snellville.org/

Junior League:   www.jlgnf.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Snellville had an population of 20,095 people. This is an increase of 10.16% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Snellville had a population of 18,242 people. This makes Snellville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Snellville represents 0.19% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

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

Adding Snellville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Snellville was

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Snellville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Snellville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Snellville - it's located in Massachusetts.

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

Communities near Snellville ...

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

  • Johns Creek [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
    • Johns Creek [Fulton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Snellville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johns Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johns Creek<8>
  • Brookhaven [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
    • Brookhaven [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Snellville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
  • Stonecrest [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonecrest
    • Stonecrest [DeKalb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Snellville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonecrest
  • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Snellville
    • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunwoody West
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Peachtree Corners [Gwinnett County]
    • Milstead [Rockdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milstead
      • Milstead [Rockdale County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Snellville
      • Estimated population in 2018: 39,217 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milstead have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milstead
    • Tucker [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker
      • Tucker [DeKalb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Snellville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tucker have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tucker<8>
    • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrenceville
      • Lawrenceville [Gwinnett County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Snellville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,842 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceville<8>
    • Chamblee [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamblee
      • Chamblee [DeKalb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Snellville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,842 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamblee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chamblee<8>
    • Duluth [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duluth
      • Duluth [Gwinnett County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Snellville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,676 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duluth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duluth<8>

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 Snellville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Snellville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Snellville. 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 Snellville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Snellville ...

Looking for more information about Snellville? 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 Snellville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Snellville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Gwinnett County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Snellville: www.snellville.org/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Snellville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Snellville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Snellville, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>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 Snellville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Snellville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Snellville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Snellville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SnellvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Snellville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8576, Longitude: -84.0200    
<7>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.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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