Quality of Life

Boasting the strongest private-sector job performance in metro Atlanta over the past decade and its enviable proximity to the state’s leading colleges and universities, Gwinnett County has emerged as metro Atlanta’s leading hub for technology, bioscience and innovative companies of the future.

Home to FORTUNE 500 and 1000 companies, Gwinnett County includes a wide range of businesses - from industry giants such as Cisco and Merial, to international corporations including WIKA Instruments and Ricoh Electronics. Gwinnett is also proud of its homegrown success stories, such as Optimus Solutions, Cypress Care, and Suniva.

Only 20 minutes northeast of Atlanta, Gwinnett County is strategically located between major colleges and universities, including Georgia Tech, Emory University, Georgia State University, University of Georgia, Gwinnett Technical College and Georgia Gwinnett College. Gwinnett County is the driving force in a high-powered, information-based economy.

Gwinnett County’s cultural, arts and sports scenes are impressive, offering plenty of amusement for all ages. Learn about Georgia history at the Southeastern Railway Museum, attend a hockey game or concert at The Arena at Gwinnett Center or be immersed in a professional theater performance at the Aurora Theatre.