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A BRIEF OVERVIEW


Only 25 minutes from the heart of Atlanta, yet tucked quietly away, the City of Norcross is a charming antidote to modern suburbia. Tree-lined sidewalks invite leisurely strolls past classic antebellum, Victorian and Craftsman style homes, windingthrough beautiful parks and into the revitalized downtown. There, century-old buildings house eclectic shops and boutiques, art galleries, a performing arts center and community theatre and excellent dining. Live music, art and a year-round calendar full of events create a dynamic vibe engaging people of all ages and backgrounds. 


DEMOGRAPHICS


Population: 16,293 
Median Age: 31
Median Household Income: $40,788

CITY ACCOLADES


- Network of Age-Friendly Community, AARP
- Welcoming City, Welcoming America
- Tree City USA, The Arbor Day Foundation
- Bee City USA, Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation
- Purple Heart City, Military Order of the Purple Heart
- Platinum Level Green Community, Atlanta Regional Commission
- Participant in 3-year GICH Study, Georgia Initiative for Community Housing 
- Jeff Cook Safety Award, ECG
- Ranked 14th of 100 for "Most Genius Places," Time Magazine
- National Register of Historic Places, First city in Gwinnett County to be recognized
- CALEA Internationally Accredited Police Department
- Community Choice Award by Atlanta Regional Commission
- Regional Excellence Award by Atlanta Regional Civic League
- Best Green Government, Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful
- Community Choice Award, Atlanta Regional Commission
- Gwinnett’s Best Downtown, Gwinnett Magazine
- Gwinnett’s Best Arts & Cultural Scene, Gwinnett Magazine

SOCIAL MEDIA CONNECTIONS


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USE OF THE CITY LOGO


The private use of the City logo in any way, shape, form or application without prior written approval by the City of Norcross Public Relations & Marketing Department is strictly prohibited. For information and to request use of the City of Norcross logo, please contact the PR & Marketing Dept. at 678.421.2033.

USE OF PHOTOS


For use of high resolution images, please contact the PR & Marketing Deptartment at 678.421.2033 or communication@norcrossga.net.

PRESS RELEASES 

City of Norcross to Host Eggs-tra Special Celebration of Easter on April 20 | April 3, 2019
City of Norcross Announces Proposed Annexation | March 20, 2019
Norcross to Form Complete Count Committee (CCC) for 2020 CensusMarch 20, 2019
Celebrate The Luck Of The Irish This Paddy’s Day With Irish Fest Norcross | March 7, 2019
Norcross Community Market Receives Grant From Agsouth Farm Credit–Again! | March 7, 2019
Norcross Receives Tree City USA Designation for 15th Consecutive Year | February 14, 2019
Norcross Celebrates Arbor Day with Week-Long Tree Planting | February 11, 2019
Norcross Holds Groundbreaking for New Development | February 5, 2019
Time to Show the Love –  Romantic Activities in Downtown Norcross for Valentine's Day | January 7, 2019
Cheers to a New Year of Norcross Entertainment | December 27, 2019
City of Norcross Issues Notification for Holcomb Bridge Road Railroad Crossing Improvements | December 3, 2018
Holcomb Bridge Road Railroad Crossing Improvements FAQ
Holcomb Bridge Road Railroad Crossing Improvements Detour Map