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Berkeley Lake is a city in Gwinnett County, Georgia, United States and only 1.1 square miles in size. From its 1956 origins as a summer retreat, Berkeley Lake has grown into a thriving community centered on its 77-acre namesake lake. According to the 2000 census, Berkeley Lake is the most affluent community in metro Atlanta and all of Georgia; its 1,695 residents have the highest median household income at $109,401, the highest median number of rooms per house at 8-1/2, and the highest median monthly house payment at $2,152.

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The city of Berkeley Lake is known for being an environmentally progressive city, a bird and wildlife sanctuary, and has been named a “Tree City USA” for the past eight years. Berkeley Lake residents are mostly a mix of entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and other professionals. There is also a large number of artists and writers.

Berkeley Lake is located off of Peachtree Industrial Boulevard between Norcross and Duluth. The community consists of several subdivisions around a 77-acre private lake.

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