Lilburn, Ga., is located 24 miles northeast of Atlanta and embodies the traditional rudiments of southern hospitality. With a motto reading "Small Town. Big Difference," Lilburn is a charming community that looks toward the future in a positive, nurturing way. The town's 12,000 residents enjoy open, green surroundings with close proximity to the big-city attractions found in Atlanta. Search for Lilburn apartments for rent, and find small town comforts in north central Georgia.
Gwinnett County was established in 1818 and named after Button Gwinnett, one of the three Georgia residents who signed the Declaration of Independence. When a line of the Danville and Piedmont Air Line Railroad was built through town, new residents moved into the area to work in the local booming tannery industry. Today, Lilburn has a thriving local economy and many outstanding recreational opportunities. As a diverse neighborhood with many well-established schools, Lilburn makes a great home for families. Many residents are attracted to the area because they can experience the benefits of living near Atlanta without paying high living expenses. Lilburn's cost of living index of 95.1 is below the national average.
The Yellow River Game Ranch is located in Lilburn and boasts one of the city's largest attractions. People of all ages can enjoy photo opportunities, rustic trails and up-close-and-personal interactions with friendly animals. The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Hindu Temple is also here, and invites the public to experience this deep-rooted culture with guided tours. The temple contains authentic spiritual, arts, and religious artifacts that provide an educational experience for people of all ages. Lilburn hosts a number of exciting events throughout the year, including the Lilburn Daze festival and Gruesome Greenway and Halloween Hayride.
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