Lilburn, Georgia

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Lilburn is a city in Gwinnett County, Georgia, in the United States. The population was 11,307 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area.



Lilburn is located at 33°53′20″N 84°8′27″W / 33.88889°N 84.14083°W / 33.88889; -84.14083 (33.888853, -84.140897)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.2 square miles (16.1 km²), of which, 6.2 square miles (15.9 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.81%) is water.

Historical background

The city of Lilburn was founded in 1890 by the Seaboard Airline Railway. The area previously known as McDaniel was renamed Lilburn, after the general superintendent of the railroad, Lilburn Trigg Myers of Virginia. (The basis of the name change got no official mention at the time, and historical researchers did not confirm the specific link to Myers until the 1990s.) The town prospered and was incorporated as Lilburn on July 27, 1910.

A devastating fire and hard economic times in the 1920s ended the prosperity and the City of Lilburn ceased to exist. A revitalization of the original historic area has emerged with shopping and restaurants in the Old Town district which has been described as a "Slice of History."


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 11,307 people, 3,943 households, and 2,835 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,837.6 people per square mile (709.9/km²). There were 4,049 housing units at an average density of 658.0/sq mi (254.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 69.09% White, 11.93% African American, 0.34% Native American, 11.69% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 4.81% from other races, and 2.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.22% of the population.

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