Ranked a "Best Affordable Suburb" by Businessweek and as a Top 30 "Best Places to Move" by Forbes, Duluth is around 25 minutes outside of Atlanta, within Gwinnett County, and has cultural diversity, housing in all price points, great schools, easy access to major freeways, a wide variety of stores and restaurants, entertainment, amenity-rich neighborhoods and a vibrant economy. Sugarloaf Country Club is a premier community within Duluth and has homes from the $500s to more than $3 million.
Historic downtown Duluth has a variety of charming stores and restaurants including Chocolate Perks A Downtown Bistro, Boudreaux’s Cajun Seafood Market, Frugally Yours Interiors, Accessorize Again, The Best of Brews, Sassy Girl Designs, The Boiler Room, Steverino’s, Tie Dye 4, Huthmaker Violins, Church Ladies and Red Clay Theatre, which is a new variety playhouse with 280 seats and cutting-edge lighting and sound. Annual events in Duluth include a fall festival with a concert and a weekend filled with food, arts, crafts, a five-kilometer road race
Duluth was named after Duluth, Minn., and it was once home to Cherokee Indians. Its park system includes the 67-acre Shorty Howell Park, which contains seven baseball and softball fields, a multi-purpose field with a walking track, a pavilion, playgrounds and a multi-purpose trail, which runs over a mile. Some of the regional employers include Gwinnett Medical Center; Cisco Systems, Inc.; Fiserv, Inc.; Primerica; NCR Corp.; Nextel South Corp.; Publix; Assurant Specialty Property; Emory Eastside Medical Center; Office Depot Distribution; Merial; and RockTenn.
A variety of public schools within the Gwinnett County Public School System serve Duluth, in addition to a few private schools. They include Duluth Junior Academy, Duluth Montessori School