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COMMUNITIES  GAINESVILLE                                                                                                                                   Buford – Pop. 14,000

                             H A L L C O U N T Y GEORGIA - USA                                                                                           	 Buford was established in 1872 as a depot
                             Downtown Gainesville Square                                                                                                 on the railway line between Atlanta and
                                                                                                                                                         Charlotte, N.C. The city sits between Hall and
                                                                                                                                                         Gwinnett County, straddling both county
                                                                                                                                                         lines. Today, Buford is a bustling city and
                                                                                                                                                         home to major domestic and international
                                                                                                                                                         companies that thrive in the area’s ripe
                                                                                                                                                         business climate. The city is also a major retail
                                                                                                                                                         center for the area, hosting the three-story
                                                                                                                                                         Mall of Georgia and a revitalized downtown
                                                                                                                                                         full of art galleries and signature restaurants
                                                                                                                                                         that appeal to residents and visitors from
                                                                                                                                                         miles around.

                                                                                                                                                           Braselton – Pop. 9,000

                                                                                                                                                         	 Braselton spans across four counties:
                                                                                                                                                         Hall, Gwinnett, Jackson, and Barrow. Named
                                                                                                                                                         for the Braselton family, this town is the best
                                                                                                                                                         of many worlds and is home to not only
                                                                                                                                                         some of the finest attractions in the North
                                                                                                                                                         Georgia Mountains, but also a thriving
                                                                                                                                                         business climate due in part to its location
                                                                                                                                                         on the I-85 corridor. Visitors and residents
                                                                                                                                                         enjoy the famous Chateau Elan Winery and

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