Recently voted amongst the top ten cities in the United States to raise a family,Suwanee, Georgia, is a small town in the northern part of the state that has made quite a name for itself. The homes of Suwanee are typical of the area, ranging in size from small starter homes for individuals or couples to four or five-bedroom homes for growing families. A variety of brick, stone, stucco, and siding exteriors mix and match for an authentically southern look.
A number of parks and recreational areas intersperse the residential communities of Suwanee, the best known of them being the Town Center Park, which is also a popular venue for local special events and happenings, since it contains a large amphitheater which has a capacity of over 1,000 attendees. A few of the most affordable subdivisions and residential streets in Suwanee include Arbour Trace, Park Place Forest, Ashley Woods, Landings at Suwanee, Pierce Point, Peachtree Manor, Walnut Grove, Keystone, Berkshire, and Deer Valley. On the other end of the spectrum, some of the most upscale and affluent neighborhoods include Edinburgh, Rivermoore Park, Suwanne Farms, the River Club, Champions Run, Settlers Bridge and OldeAtlantaClub.
The main staples of the suburban economy of Suwanee are education, healthcare, government, retail and commerce, professional and business services, and technology. The Gwinnett County School System is home to several schools which serve the area and provide employment to many teachers and administrators. Numerous public parks, a public library, and several other community attractions are the domain of the local government, one of the major employers in the city. One post-secondary institution also has a campus presence in Suwanee, the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, which provides jobs for many staff and instructors in the area. Still, many residents of Suwanee choose to make the short commute into Atlanta or one of its larger suburbs for employment.