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Gwinnett Historic Courthouse

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Address: 185 W Crogan St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046-4941
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+1 770-822-5450
10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00

Built in 1885, the Gwinnet Historic Courthouse sits on the square in...

Built in 1885, the Gwinnet Historic Courthouse sits on the square in historic downtown Lawrenceville. Voted Best Place for a Wedding in 2008 and 2010 by Gwinnett Magazine and 2009 Planners Choice Award for weddings, we are the ideal location for your next special event. Our Superior Court Ballroom seats 200 comfortably for dinner with ample dance floor space and original judges bench for the DJ. You choose the caterer and we allow alcohol, so you can customize your event to meet your needs and desires. For your convenience, we also offer linen and decor rentals to make your event that much more special. Your ballroom rental will include use of the newly renovated caterers prep kitchen, Grand Jury Room which is ideal as the brides ready room or lounge, Grand foyer and staircase, turret (balcony) for beautiful photos or bouquet toss and banquet tables, chairs, buffet station and cake tables set to your specifications. For vow renewals or second time is the charm-ers, we have an Intimate Wedding Package for 30 or fewer guests. Let us take care of the details, including the reception, cake and flowers. You come ready for the ceremony and bring the rings and the officiant. After all, your special day should be simple and carefree, leaving you with plenty of energy to enjoy the moment. Please call our knowledgable and friendly staff to schedule your appointment to visit the courthouse for your next special event.

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Love old Courthouses

Not used anymore but still a nice place to vbisit. In the day of respect for our courts this is a shinning example of an awe inspiring setting.

Reviewed 12 March 2017
M Richard M
Livermore, Colorado
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Livermore, Colorado
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Not used anymore but still a nice place to vbisit. In the day of respect for our courts this is a shinning example of an awe inspiring setting.

Thank M Richard M
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful centerpiece to downtown Lawerenceville. Love parking by the courthouse and walking to the local businesses that surround the courthouse. Benches are available and a great place to sit and watch people.

Thank bodisartha
Grayson, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I met someone here to see an exhibit they had on display. I had no idea what a nice place they had here! It was very interesting to see the old pictures and historical exhibit on display. You should definitely check it out!

Thank Tonya D
Grayson, Georgia
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Nice to save a piece of history and used for so many events throughout the year. Museum inside the courthouse, grounds are kept up nicely, and parking on all sides of the grounds.

Thank katork
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

This past September, I attended a wedding at the Historic Courthouse. The décor is a great place to have a wedding. One concern will be the parking. I arrived very early so I was able to find parking at the courthouse but the parking spaces filled up fast. So that should be a question asked as to were would your... More 

Thank Mary H
Loganville, Georgia
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

My company celebrated the Christmas Party at the Courthouse in Lawrenceville, I was not excited about the location initially, I found it is best to form an opinion about a place after you have at lease visited the venue. To my surprise, Lawrenceville's Courthouse is a beauty setting. The hardwood floors were beautiful, and the Christmas decor was very tasteful.... More 

Thank terrig736
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

WE spent a few hours here! Huge military museum , Well labeled and storys about each item from so many wars. Staff is very !knowledgeable

Thank Mike P
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Genealogical library upstairs has a large selection of County Record Books for Georgia and other states as well. Helpful and friendly upstairs and downstairs employees, plus it's a great place for a wedding!

Thank kaybird1
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The courthouse makes for a great historical visit possible with it's many rooms full of history. There is a large room for events also. The grounds are beautiful and many venues are held outside.

Thank Nancy J
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

nice place I be with my family and my son love the place the parking is not ttoo close but if you like walk

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