Introduction to Lilburn, Georgia
Lilburn, Georgia, in Gwinnett county, is 13 miles E of Sandy Springs, Georgia and 17 miles NE of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is conveniently located inside the Atlanta metropolitan area. There are an estimated 11,307 people in Lilburn.
Prior to 1817, the area now known as Lilburn was inhabited by Native Americans. The Seaboard Airline Railway established the city in 1890. Originally, the area was known as McDaniel. The first church of the region was established in 1823. Lilburn was incorporated on July 27, 1910.
Lilburn and nearby Attractions
- Yellow River Game Ranch
- Stone Mountain Park
- Mountain Park Aquatic Center & Activity Building
- Southeastern Railway Museum
- Zoo Atlanta Playspace
- Georgia Aquarium
Things To Do In Lilburn
There are several parks, playgrounds and scenic trails in Lilburn. You can visit the Lilburn City Park and the Camp Creek Greenway Trail during your leisure hours. Family day trips can also be planned at the Yellow River Game Ranch. The Mockingbird Lake, Sturdivant Lake and Spences Lake offer facilities for fishing and boating. There are also ample shopping opportunities in Lilburn.
Dobbins Air Reserve Base Airport can be reached within a few minutes.
Lilburn Higher Education
Higher educational facilities are provided by the Gwinnett College of Business, Garmon Beauty College and Emory University.