Snellville, a town of more than 20,000 people located 25 miles northeast of Atlanta, may be best known for its slogan: "Everybody's Somebody in Snellville." The slogan is written on the town's water tower, marking the entrance to the city. Snellville was settled in the late 19th century and was chartered in 1923. The city has experienced almost all of its significant growth in the second half of the 20th century and onward. Today, Snellville is one of the fastest-growing cities in Gwinnett County.
Snellville is known as a large shopping district -- The Avenue at Web Gin outlets are a popular destination -- but it also offers many outdoor recreational options. Thomas W. Briscoe Park features a seven-acre lake, trails for walking and biking, picnic areas, a pool, sports fields and playgrounds. Lenora Park is another outdoor option, which also features a disc course. The city hosts the annual Snellville Days Festival, which began in 1974 and now includes a parade, live music, a Frisbee contest, the Dog and Disc Championship, and a car show. For those interested in indoor activities, Snellville offers the New London Theatre Group and the Gwinnett Ballet Theatre Company. Additionally, Snellville is a short drive from the various sporting, musical, artistic and historical attractions throughout the Atlanta area.
Snellville rental homes are available throughout the city, in locations varying from parks to country clubs to the heart of the city. Eastmont Cove and Timberlock are two of the central neighborhoods offering houses for rent in Snellville. Manors at Tree Lane is a popular neighborhood with Snellville homes for rent just off of Ronald Reagan Parkway, north of the city. Potential new residents interested in outdoor activities may want to pick a home for rent in Snellville near Summit Chase Golf and Country Club. Another option for sports enthusiasts is the Country Club of Gwinnett, which is full-fledged swim, tennis and golf community.