Lawrenceville is the 2nd oldest city in the metro Atlanta area home to approximately 28,500 residents within 13 square miles. It is recognized as a historic town with several significant landmarks over 100 years old such as the Lawrenceville Female Seminary and the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse. Lawrenceville is recognized as Gwinnett County’s seat or administrative city.
With all the history Lawrenceville has to offer there are also signs of progression such as the Gwinnett County Airport-Briscoe Field, the Aurora Theatre and Georgia Gwinnett College. Briscoe Field has an average of 297 flights per day and covers 472 acres. Through a city revitalization plan, the Aurora Theatre was invited to relocate from Atlanta in 2007; with a $7.5 million budget, a 100-year-old church was renovated and the theatre has over 600 events annually ranging from Broadway musicals to comedy shows. In 2006 Georgia Gwinnett College held its first classes and students can receive associates, bachelors or graduate degrees in Liberal Arts.
Lawrenceville has so much to offer from education to entertainment and recently received recognition and accolades from The Chamber of Commerce, Georgia’s Trend Magazine and Creative Loafing.