Duluth is one of the largest and most popular suburbs in the Atlanta, with a variety of businesses, entertainment and recreational activities near its homes for rent. Originally called Howell Crossing, the city gained its current name in 1877 when it became the ending point for a railroad beginning in Duluth, Minnesota. Duluth, GA, remained a small railroad town until the 1970s and '80s, when it began experiencing rapid growth. It is now the second-largest city in Gwinnett County. Today, Duluth houses more than 1,600 businesses, including the headquarters for NCR Corporation, AGCO, CIBA Vision, Primerica Financial Services and World Financial Group. The city also holds Gwinnett Medical Center.
In addition to the abundance of activities and attractions available just 25 miles away in Atlanta, Duluth offers several cultural and historical sites and events on its own. Gwinnett Place Mall, the Gwinnett Civic and Cultural Center, the Duluth History Museum, the Southeastern Railway Museum and the Hudgens Center for the Arts Children's Arts Museum are all popular destinations. Additionally, residents and visitors enjoy the Duluth Fall Festival, which is held the last weekend in September and attracts more than 30,000 people. Perhaps the biggest new facility in Duluth is the Arena at Gwinnett Center, which can hold up to 13,000 people and hosts concerts, games, graduations, rodeos, exhibits, shows and other events.
Houses for rent in Duluth are available around all of the city's attractions. If you're looking for high-end Duluth rental homes, check out the well-known and affluent Country Club of the South, located just seven miles west of central Duluth. The community has over 700 homes on 900 acres and features a championship golf course, tennis courts, pool, park and two playgrounds. Other great neighborhood options for Duluth houses for rent include Carriage Gate Subdivision, Nesbitt Crossing, Regency Park, and the Village at Albion Farm. Berkeley Woods also offers more condos and homes for rent in Duluth.