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Overview

Introduction to Loganville, Georgia

Loganville, Georgia, in Walton county, is 28 miles E of Sandy Springs, Georgia (center to center) and 28 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia. It is considered part of the Atlanta metropolitan area.

Loganville History

James Harvie Logan, a farmer and shoemaker, arrived in 1842 and purchased 62.5 acres. He established his family home, and numerous other families followed and settled in the area. The community, which was named "Loganville" in his honor, was incorporated in 1887. The Seaboard Airline Railroad, which connectis Atlanta to Lawrenceville, passed through this area. In 1898, a depot for the Loganville & Lawrenceville Railroad Company was built in Loganville, but was closed in 1932. The community's cotton production was affected by a bout with the boll weevil. In the 1950s, the city experienced major growth and development as numerous businesses were established and Loganville became a sought after location by home-seekers, manufacturers, and enterprising businessmen.

Loganville and Nearby Attractions

  • Crawford W. Long Museum
  • Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
  • Gwinnett History Museum
  • Stone Mountain Park
  • Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
  • Vines Botanical Gardens

Things To Do In Loganville

The Gwinnett History Museum, Crawford W. Long Museum, and Southeastern Railway Museum have displays depicting the historical and cultural background of the region. Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, a historical site near Loganville, served as a Civil War battleground. At the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, visitors can enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, biking, picnicking, and horseback riding. It also offers facilities for whitewater rafting and kayaking. The Yellow River Game Ranch, which covers 24 acres, is home to a variety of wildlife and indigenous birds. Vines Botanical Gardens, another popular attraction in the city, features a lake and gardens.

Loganville Transportation

Air transportation is available from the William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport.

Loganville Higher Education

Colleges near Loganville include the Gwinnett Technical College, Luther Rice University, Georgia Perimeter College, and Emory University.

People

Total Population 10,855
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 15.7%
Employed Population 16+ 4,718
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 56.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21%
Median Earnings25+ $34,954
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,170
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,184

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,667
% Above Poverty Level 90.8%
% Below Poverty Level 9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.9%
Median Gross Rent $977
Median House Value $143,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.1%
US/American 0%
English 3.9%
Irish 9.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Loganville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles E of Sandy Springs, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia
County Walton
Metro Area Atlanta
Standard Zip Codes 30052
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.838
Longitude -83.9

Loganville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WINDER 1 SSE
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Station COVINGTON
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Station COMMERCE 4 NNW
Distance 38.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 52.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dacula 4,831 $48,052
Grayson 2,778 $100,125
Jersey 126 $0
Lawrenceville 29,738 $41,313
Monroe 13,476 $36,213
Snellville 19,199 $63,214

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Loganville High Schools

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GRAYSON HIGH SCHOOL
50 HOPE HOLLOW ROAD
770-554-1071
Serves 2,253 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

LOGANVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
3305 GA HIGHWAY 78 SW
770-466-4892
Serves 1,629 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.1

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