Norcross, located in Georgia, is a metropolitan region with over 11,000 residents who enjoy a peaceful and quiet residential lifestyle in a green environment. Those moving to Norcross will discover a high tech industrial area as well as a charming and historically preserved small city.
The nearest town is Sandy Springs, Georgia, which is nine miles to the west and Atlanta, Georgia, which is 16 miles to the south west. Norcross is served by The William B Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport.
Statistics published in January 2011 show that Norcross has a cost of living index almost that of the United States average, at 96.8 percent.
The main source of employment in and around Norcross is its high tech base located just outside of the city limits. Two of these areas are Northbelt Business Park and Indian Trail Industrial Park.
Local government, via the Downtown Development Authority, is investing in the renovation and revitalization of the city's downtown area.
The city of Norcross is listed in the United States Register of Historic Places because of the preservation of its historical value and character. This special area of 112 acres is located in the downtown part of the city, between Lawrenceville Street and North and South Peachtree Streets.
The original occupants of Gwinnett County were the Cherokee and Creek Indians. During the 1812 War, settlers built two forts to protect themselves and the trail that ran between them eventually became Peachtree Road. The roads built later all bypassed Norcross in order to preserve its character and history. The city was officially incorporated in 1870.
As Norcross is listed in the United States Register of Historic Places, there are numerous beautifully restored and renovated buildings and walkways featuring street lighting from a 100 years ago to explore.
The cultural life of the Norcross is served by the Fernbank Museum of Natural History, the Oglethorpe University Museum of Art and the Southeastern Railway Museum. Spend quality time outdoors in the Betty Mauldin, Rossie Brundage, Thrasher and Lions Club parks; or play a round of golf at the River Pines Golf Club or the Atlanta Golf Center. Families will enjoy the theme and amusement parks.The Norcross Fall Festival is held annually to showcase the work of artists from the surrounding area, as well as having a parade, games, rides, food and plenty of fun for all ages. With all of these exciting amenities, it's no wonder why so many Norcross moving companies are so busy.