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Buford

Buford GA Movies Under the Stars
Buford, GA in North Central Gwinnett County, blends a unique set of local amenities with those of the county to provide an ideal mix of offerings for the finest quality of life.  A new state-of-the-art high school campus opened in 2019 to accommodate the growing, diverse community and touring plays, concerts and free movies are held at the newer Buford Community Center.  Buford, GA is a wonderful place to call home.



Buford, GA, a North Gwinnett Town between Suwanee and Flowery Branch along Highway 20 near Lake Lanier, began as a depot on the railway line between Atlanta and Charlotte NC.  Incorporated in 1872, the third city to charter in Gwinnett County and known for the Bona Allen Tannery, once identified as the "New York of Gwinnett" and home to the first bank in Gwinnett County offers even more amenities that are consistent with a quality of life typically expected of a larger city.

The City of Buford is among the few in Georgia with a highly competitive, well-recognized local K-12 school system, Buford City Schools, city-owned utilities, the Buford Community Center, Town Park and Theatre where classic rockers frequently appear and more. The vibrant, walkable Historic Downtown Buford is home to specialty retail stores, restaurants, the Bona Allen Mansion and art galleries, including the Tannery Row Artist Colony.  In addition, the Buford Senior Center, the Buford Health Center, a Gwinnett County Public Library, the new Buford Arena, a US Postal Service and several child and health care businesses all operate within the city limits.

Buford Community Center, Town Park and Theatre

Buford is Smart for Business


Businesses and professionals will appreciate the available, affordable and scalable office only a few hours from the Charleston Port and retail space, the Buford Village mixed use development, a prepared workforce, the city's close proximity to mass transit and Interstates 985 and 85.  The Buford Business Alliance promotes and supports local small businesses.

Buford is around
● 47 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
● 14 miles from Briscoe Air Field, less than 30 from other air fields
● 20 miles from the nearest Amtrak Station (Gainesville, GA)
● 39 miles from Central Atlanta


High SchoolBuford High School 
Buford GA Zip Codes: 30518, 30519 
Parks: Bogan Park