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Welcome to Suwanee ...

Suwanee is located in Gwinnett County<1>.

The location of Suwanee has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Suwanee has a population of 20,907 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Suwanee is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Suwanee: (470)<5>, (678) & (770).

The ZIP code for Suwanee: 30024<6>

Websites for Suwanee ...

Official Website:   www.suwanee.com/

Junior League:   www.jlgnf.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Suwanee had an population of 20,907 people. This is an increase of 36.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 139.62% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Suwanee had a population of 15,355 people. This makes Suwanee the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Suwanee represents 0.16% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,355 people, the population of Suwanee increased 75.99% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,725 people).

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

Adding Suwanee to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Suwanee 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 Suwanee was

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

Communities Also Named Suwanee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Suwanee - they are located in Kentucky and New Mexico.

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

Communities near Suwanee ...

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

  • Johns Creek [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johns Creek
    • Johns Creek [Fulton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the west of Suwanee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,579 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johns Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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>
  • Alpharetta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpharetta
    • Alpharetta [Fulton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the west of Suwanee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 67,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpharetta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpharetta<8>
  • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunwoody West
    • Dunwoody West [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Suwanee
    • Estimated population in 2015: 48,733 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunwoody West have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunwoody West
  • Milton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
    • Milton [Fulton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Suwanee
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,587 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Litchfield Hundred [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Litchfield Hundred
      • Litchfield Hundred [Fulton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the west of Suwanee
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 15,491 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Litchfield Hundred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Litchfield Hundred
    • Gaines Ferry [Hall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gaines Ferry
      • Gaines Ferry [Hall County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Suwanee
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gaines Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaines Ferry
    • Centerville [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
      • Centerville [Gwinnett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Suwanee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,884 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
    • Auburn [Barrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
      • Auburn [Barrow County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Suwanee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,660 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<8>
    • Stonemont [Gwinnett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonemont
      • Stonemont [Gwinnett County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the south of Suwanee
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,281 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonemont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonemont
    • Lake Union Hill [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Union Hill
      • Lake Union Hill [Fulton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Suwanee
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 4,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Union Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Union 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 Suwanee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Suwanee.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Suwanee ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Gwinnett County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Suwanee: www.suwanee.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>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Suwanee.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Suwanee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Of the area codes for Suwanee, 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 community (such as Suwanee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Suwanee or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Suwanee) 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 Suwanee. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SuwaneeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Suwanee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0506, Longitude: -84.0700       In this case, the coordinates for Suwanee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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