Duluth, Georgia


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

52 Votes - "Most Patriotic"
4 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
2 Votes - "Friendliest"


On top of being a Most Patriotic Town finalist, Duluth has won multiple City of Excellence awards and the Best of Gwinnett award in 2010. Founded in 1821 as a part of Gwinnett County, the citizens of Duluth take as much pride in the town's rich history as they do in its progress, hence the motto "Pride in Old and New."

Considered a suburb of Atlanta, Duluth has access to big city benefits while maintaining a small town feel. The town has retained this small town feel even with its phenomenal growth over the years. Duluth is also a designated Tree City because of the town's constant efforts to achieve an eco-friendly lifestyle. Duluth ranks 26th on Forbes' list of America's Best Places To Move.

The town is known for its variety of restaurants, namely the local favorite Rexall Grill, which is attached to Rexall Drugs. After a bite here, head to Crave Pie Studio for their famous Red White and Blue Pie. Don’t miss the Southeastern Railway Museum to see over 90 pieces of retired railroad equipment and to learn about Duluth's railway history.

Among the abundance of year round events, visitors will enjoy the Summer Stage concert series and the annual Duluth Music Festival each August, the No Reason Block Party, Duluth Staycation, and festivities for nearly every holiday. For more on this patriotic town, read locals' reviews.

Duluth, Ga. is one of the friendliest towns I have ever visited or lived in. We have been residents for 30+
years, and wouldn't live any where else. M Tyrrell
Reviewed by Mark Tyrrell
on April 26, 2012
I have lived in Duluth for 20 yrs and it has grown and changed in that time but still beautiful especially the town green and also a different beauty on Memorial Day, Veterans Day, the 4th of July when the flags and crosses are put up in honor of our country and memory of our soldiers. Just a beautiful city, great residents, great schools, everything right here...a little slower paced and smaller but that is where the beauty resides.
Reviewed by VeronicaChaffin
on April 26, 2012
Duluth has some really wonderful events honoring the men and women who have served and who are still serving in the military. It's a wonderful display to see.
Reviewed by Traveller88
on April 26, 2012
Duluth has been the greatest place to raise a family! Both of my children were born and raised here. Every Memorial Day and Veterans Day I get a tear in my eye and my heart is warmed when I see the American Flags flying gently in the breeze above the markers placed around the City to honor those brave men and women who fought for our country.
Reviewed by chuntzinger
on April 24, 2012
Every Year Duluth has a fireworks extravaganza on the the 4th of July. It is a day full of activities, music, games and fun! The fireworks presentation is attended by many and the fireworks display is beautiful and grand. Duluth does it right every year and it makes me proud to live in a city that is so patriotic.
Reviewed by cmgamores
on April 23, 2012
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