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Overview

Introduction to Snellville, Georgia

Snellville, Georgia, in Gwinnett county, is 21 miles E ofSandy Springs, Georgia and 22 miles E of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is conveniently located inside the Atlanta metropolitan area. There are an estimated 15,351 people in Snellville.

Snellville History

Snellville was founded by Thomas Snell in the late 1870s. Along with his friend, James Sawyer, Snell built the first business establishment in this area. Their store was a success and was soon providing supplies to customers from the neighboring towns as well. In 1885, James Sawyer opened Snellville's first post office. The City of Snellville received its charter in 1923.

Snellville and nearby Attractions

  • Brisco Park
  • Big Haynes Creek Recreation Area
  • Georgias Stone Mountain Park
  • Yellow River Game Ranch
  • Vines Botanical Gardens
  • Gwinnett History Museum

Things To Do In Snellville

Snellville offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. Local parks include facilities like lighted tennis courts, soccer fields, sand volleyball court, playgrounds, picnic areas and swimming pools. The local Lenora Park and Disc Golf Course is a large disc golf course spread over 112 acres of land. It is also home to a water park complete with a lazy river, a children's area and slides. It also has playgrounds, baseball and softball fields, as well as a fishing lake.

Snellville Transportation

Flights are available from the William B. Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport.

Snellville Higher Education

Gwinnett Technical College and Georgia Perimeter College provide facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population19,395
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens15.1%
Employed Population 16+8,683
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married52.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.6%
Median Earnings25+$34,059
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,131
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,078

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,692
% Above Poverty Level85.3%
% Below Poverty Level14.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time40 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation1%

Housing

People Living Alone18.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,156
Median House Value$150,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)48.7%
Irish11%
German6.4%
African5.4%
English5.1%
West Indian4.2%
Jamaican2.3%
Italian1.8%
Polish1.5%
Haitian1.5%
French Except Basque1.1%
Guyanese1%
Nigerian0.8%
Scottish0.8%
Welsh0.7%
Norwegian0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Russian0.3%
Croatian0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Ghanaian0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Greek0.2%
British0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Somali0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Snellville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Gwinnett County
Standard Zip Codes30039, 30078
Phone Area Codes678,770
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude33.8
Approximate Longitude-84.03

Snellville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCOVINGTON
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp31 to 52 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp68 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches
StationWINDER 1 SSE
Distance19.5 miles
Jan Temp31 to 50 F
Apr Temp45 to 72 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp49 to 71 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches
StationATHENS BEN EPPS AP
Distance39.9 miles
Jan Temp33 to 51 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp51 to 73 F
Annual Precip47.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Grayson3,008$98,173
Lawrenceville30,127$43,801
Lilburn12,481$56,596
Lithonia2,093$37,500
Loganville11,072$65,990
Stone Mountain6,102$42,391

Snellville Hospitals

Eastside Medical Center
(Proprietary)
1700 Medical Way
(770) 979-0200
Emory Eastside Medical Center
1700 Medical Way

Snellville Public Schools

Anderson-livsey Elementary School
4521 Centerville Hwy
ZIP: 30039
(678) 344-2082
Primary
Total Enrollment 822
Annistown Elementary School
3150 Spain Rd
ZIP: 30039
(770) 979-2950
Primary
Total Enrollment 601
Centerville Elementary School
3115 Scenic Hwy S
ZIP: 30039
(770) 972-2220
Primary
Total Enrollment 741
Norton Elementary School
3050 Xavier Ray Ct
ZIP: 30039
(770) 985-1933
Primary
Total Enrollment 1141
Partee Elementary School
4350 Campbell Rd
ZIP: 30039
(770) 982-6920
Primary
Total Enrollment 717
Shiloh Elementary School
2400 Ross Rd
ZIP: 30039
(770) 985-6883
Primary
Total Enrollment 720
Shiloh High School
4210 Shiloh Rd
ZIP: 30039
(770) 972-8471
High
Total Enrollment 2238
Shiloh Middle School
4285 Shiloh Rd
ZIP: 30039
(770) 972-3224
Middle
Total Enrollment 1844
Britt Elementary School
2503 Skyland Dr
ZIP: 30078
(770) 972-4500
Primary
Total Enrollment 585
Brookwood Elementary School
1330 Holly Brook Rd
ZIP: 30078
(770) 736-4360
Primary
Total Enrollment 1120
Brookwood High School
1255 Dogwood Rd
ZIP: 30078
(770) 972-7642
High
Total Enrollment 3424
Pharr Elementary School
1500 North Rd
ZIP: 30078
(770) 985-0244
Primary
Total Enrollment 658
Snellville Middle School
3155 Pate Rd
ZIP: 30078
(770) 972-1530
Middle
Total Enrollment 913
South Gwinnett High School
2288 Main St E
ZIP: 30078
(770) 972-4840
High
Total Enrollment 2503

Snellville Private Schools

Gwinnett Christian Academy
2306 Bethany Church Rd
ZIP: 30039
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 108
Integrity Christian Academy
2135 Main St E
ZIP: 30078
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 80
Montessori School Of Snellville
2350 Wisteria Dr
ZIP: 30078
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
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