Discover the Hidden Secrets to Living in Snellville, Georgia

City of Snellville, Georgia in Gwinnett County

The City “Where Everybody’s Proud to Be Somebody” is a Hot Spot for Families, Entrepreneurs, and Small Businesses.

Snellville is known for its increasingly diverse community.

Snellville’s convenient Gwinnett County location, approximately 18 miles east of Atlanta and 45 miles west of Athens, has allowed it to prosper as a hub of commerce and retail in Northeast Georgia.

Snellville fosters opportunities for businesses and young professionals, activities for families young and old.

Compared to the rest of the country, Snellville’s cost of living is approximately 2.3% lower than the U.S. average.

Estate Homes in Snellville, Georgia

Buying a Home in Snellville, Georgia

It’s a Good Time to Buy in Snellville. There are quality homes at affordable prices. Home appreciation is up in the last 12 months.

If you are considering purchasing a single-family home, townhouse, or other real estate property, I believe it will be an excellent decision to utilize the services of a licensed REALTOR®.

A good real estate agent/broker has experience and relevant information to help you make the best possible choice in your search for a new home.

Classic Wooden Rocking Chairs (Plow & Hearth)

8th & Oak Realty Property Management

Terina serves Property Owners and Tenants in Snellville, Conyers, Grayson, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Loganville, Norcross, Peachtree Corners, and many other Metro Atlanta suburbs. Contact 8th & Oak Realty.

She Will Guide You Through the Process of Purchasing or Leasing:

  • Residential Single-Family Homes and Estates
  • High-Rise and Low-Rise Condominiums
  • Brownstones, Townhomes, or Townhouses
  • Multi-Family Investment Properties
  • Office and Retail Space

Golf Courses in or near Snellville

Snellville Police Department

Variety of Shopping and Dining Options in Snellville

There is an abundance of nearby shopping centers and restaurants.

  • The Shoppes at Webb Gin on Scenic Highway
  • Presidential Commons Retail Shopping Center near Emory Eastside Medical Center, one of the largest hospitals in the area.
  • Grayson Village in Loganville
  • Village Shoppes of Sugarloaf in Lawrenceville
  • Five Forks Corner Shopping Center in Lilburn
  • Loganville Town Center
  • Kroger and Publix Grocery Stores

Eastside Medical Center in Snellville, Georgia

Mixed-Use Development in Snellville

The city is creating a walkable Downtown consisting of 50,000 sq. ft. of shopping, dining, recreation, and business space.

The Grove at Towne Center will include over 275 luxury residential units, retail space (including a special use Market Building), medical offices, the new Gwinnett County Elizabeth H. Williams Library with second floor co-working space and a 750 parking-space parking deck, all surrounding The Grove, a one-acre town green space with significant common areas.

The Northside Hospital buildings will include physician offices, an ambulatory surgery center, urgent care and other outpatient services catering to the residents of Snellville.

Outdoor Dog Bed (Plow & Hearth)

The Snellville Farmers’ Market

Snellville is home to the award-winning Snellville Farmers’ Market.

The Market provides an opportunity for area residents to purchase fresh produce, meat, and more each Saturday from June through September. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome. You are advised to bring poop bags along…just in case!

Recreational Activities in Snellville, Georgia


Lenora Park—Has an Outdoor Leisure Pool with Waterslide—4500 Lenora Church Rd

South Gwinnett Park—23 acre park—2015 McGee Road

T. W. Briscoe Park with Pool—Current Events and Happenings

T. W. Briscoe Park in Snellville, Georgia

More Athletic Activities: Adult Softball, Adult Kickball, Youth Soccer, Generals Athletic Club, Flag Football, and Tennis

Tennis Teams in Snellville, Georgia


  • AMF Snellville Lanes
  • AMF in Conyers
  • Bowlero in Lawrenceville
  • Stars and Strikes in Loganville


Arts and Crafts Festival at T. W. Briscoe Park. Snellville Parks & Recreation.

For more information on volunteering, entertaining, or being a vendor or sponsor, email: [email protected]


The Garden is located in T. W. Briscoe Park on the corner of Marigold Road and Sawyer Parkway.

The Community Garden @ Snellville adds a new dimension to Snellville’s sense of community. A proclamation was presented to the team to recognize the many hours that the team, made up of volunteers, spends nurturing seedlings in the garden greenhouse and then selling them at the Snellville Farmers’ Market.

According to the Proclamation, “The Community Garden strengthens the community by providing a setting for social interaction, education, and self-sufficient food production with a focus on health and wellness.”

Kneeler/Seat for Home Gardening with Green Foam Pad (Plow & Hearth)

It offers space for families to grow flowers, food for their own consumption and to donate to local charities.

Currently, the garden includes 48 raised beds, a pavilion, beehives, a greenhouse, a tool shed, and a large perennial garden.

Pine Wood Hutch Available in Many Stains and Colors (Plow & Hearth)

Business Networking Groups in Gwinnett County

Gwinnett Council for Seniors—Lawrenceville—Connecting and Empowering the Senior Citizens of Gwinnett County.

Greater Eastside Chamber of Commerce—Serving Snellville, Grayson, and Loganville

Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce

Gwinnett Young Professionals

The Association of Chinese Professionals
The Minority Professionals Network in Atlanta

Guide to Gwinnett

Small Pet Car Seat

Snellville Tourism & Trade (STAT) works to improve the community in many ways.

The organization produces numerous events throughout the year, including the Snellville Beach Blast, Star Spangled Snellville, the Snellville Fall Festival, and the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.

The Snellville Commerce Club promotes the city’s businesses by hosting regular lunch meetings and special events.

The Snellville Historical Society

The Snellville Parks & Recreation Department offers programs and activities at the Snellville Active Adult Center for adults over 50.  

Most of the programs are held at 2350 Oak Road. They offer exercise classes, a fitness room, an open billiards table, card groups, social groups, computer classes, crochet and knitting club, painting classes, and so much more. Visit their Facebook page for more information.

Wood and Metal Sitting Bench with Detailed Sunflower Design (Plow & Hearth)

Gwinnett County Public Schools

Schools in Snellville, Georgia

  • Anderson-Livsey Elementary School
  • Annistown Elementary School
  • Britt Elementary School
  • Brookwood Elementary School
  • Brookwood High School
  • Centerville Elementary School
  • Partee Elementary School
  • Pharr Elementary School
  • R. L. Norton Elementary School
  • Shiloh Elementary School
  • Shiloh High School
  • Shiloh Middle School
  • Snellville Christian Academy
  • Snellville Middle School
  • South Gwinnett High School

Youth Programs and Scholarships

Walton Electric Trust Scholarship

The Walton Electric Trust student scholarship is open to any graduating high school senior or incoming college freshman with no more than 15 hours of college credit.

Winners are selected by overall evaluation; awards are not based on grade point average.

Students planning to attend technical, vocational, or other non-traditional university education are strongly urged to apply.

To qualify, the student’s primary residence must be served by Walton EMC. The number of student scholarships will be awarded depending on the quality of applicants.

View the Trust Scholarship video.
Download the application here.

Walton EMC Engineering Leadership Scholarship

The Walton EMC Engineering Leadership Scholarship provides five $10,000 scholarships to students who study one of the bachelor’s degree programs within the University of Georgia College of Engineering.

The scholarship is open to residents of the counties Walton EMC serves, including Athens-Clarke, Barrow, DeKalb, Greene, Gwinnett, Morgan, Newton, Oconee, Rockdale, and Walton.

View the Engineering Leadership Scholarship video.
UGA Engineering Scholarships website.

Walter Harrison Scholarship

Each year, the Walter Harrison Scholarship program awards $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors and undergraduate students attending any vocational school or two- or four-year accredited college or university in Georgia.

Funded by Georgia’s electric cooperatives such as Walton EMC, the scholarships are awarded annually based on academic achievement and financial need.

Gwinnett Entrepreneur Center in Lawrenceville

Helping Gwinnett’s Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs Thrive.

The Center will be operated by staff from Georgia Gwinnett College, which will provide instruction, practical assistance, and other supporting services.

Members will learn from the experts about essential principles of business and develop relationships to help them succeed.

The new Entrepreneur Center offers aspiring manufacturers, restaurateurs, and other businesses services such as nuts-and-bolts business classes, workshops, coaching, peer-learning, and connections to customers and sources of capital.

Businesses accepted for membership will have access to private offices and co-working space.

If you are interested in receiving news and updates via email regarding the center, please click here to sign up. 

Gwinnett Entrepreneur Center in Lawrenceville, Georgia

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Roomy interior compartment with slots and dividers for files, phone, pen, tablet. Separate laptop compartment for easy airport access. Leather key fob. Concealed zip out water bottle holder. Available in Tan, Brown or Distressed Buffalo.

Genuine Leather Backpack with Laptop Compartment (Sharper Image)

Georgia Gwinnett College is a Public College located in nearby Lawrenceville, Georgia.

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