Norcross Georgia

Norcross Georgia is a city in Georgias Gwinnett County, in the United States of America. This city is more specifically included in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia metropolitan statistical area, which in turn is included in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Gainesville, Georgia-Alabama combined statistical region.

The Town is named after Jonathan Norcross, known as ‘The father of Atlanta.’ He was the fourth mayor of Atlanta, as well as a published essayist. When we talk about education, the Norcross high school is part of the Gwinnett County Public School system, and it serves the cities of Norcross and Peachtree Corners.

The Norcross high school has a very active athletic life, with football, baseball, softball, track and field, cross country, swimming and diving, wrestling, golf, soccer, tennis, volleyball, cheer leading, and roller hockey teams. It also has an orchestra, a theater program and a visual arts department. Other related schools include Beaver Ridge Elementary School, Meadowcreek Elementary School, Rockbridge Elementary School, Meadowcreek High School, Greater Atlanta Christian School, GIVE Center West and Ashworth College.

The Weather in Norcross is warmest on the month of July, the average coolest month is January, and the most precipitation on average takes place in March. The annual average precipitation at Norcross GA is 55.54 inches, while rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year. On average, there are 217 sunny days a year in Norcross.

Population of Norcross

Norcross in Georgia is a small town in the near of Atlanta, the metropolitan area of Georgia. Norcross is a small place in the United States but it is the home of a community that has existed on those places for decades. Maybe there is not much happening in Norcross as a result of the town’s small dimensions.

Norcross GA is a town in which people can study, work and enjoy themselves all at the same time. There might not be universities in Norcross, but its closeness to Atlanta and its metropolitan area makes it a good place to be. Here one can read more about the people in Norcross, and more about the Norcross demographics.

The last census of Norcross was carried out in 2010 after another census carried out ten years earlier, in 2000. In 2000 the town was the home of about 8,500 individuals but it has grown within 10 years as to accommodate nearly 10,000 people. So the population of Norcross increased with nearly 8.5% in a decade. At the last census about 40% of the Norcross inhabitants were Hispanic, while about 20% were Afro-Americans and other 20% Caucasian. At the same time, there were nearly 14% Asian and 5% other races.