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Gwinnett County, Georgia

County Neighborhoods

The Gwinnett County Justice Center is located at 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville GA 30045; phone: 770-822-8000.

Neighborhoods in Gwinnett County

John Quincy Allen House

Photograph: John Quincy Allen House, circa 1911, located at 345 East Main Street, Buford. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. Photographed by wikipedia username: Melsner4, own work, 2013 [cc-3.0], accessed October, 2022.


Gwinnett County was established in 1818 and named for Button Gwinnett (1735-1777). Gwinnett was a member of Georgia's Provincial Council, and one of 5 Georgians elected to attend the U.S. Second Continental Congress which he attended and became one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. He was instrumental in the drawing of Georgia's State Constitution which was adopted in 1777.