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Buford

Buford is a city located in both Gwinnett and Hall counties and covers a wide area along the shores of Lake Lanier. The city operates its own school district, the Buford City School District, and has been the birthplace and home of several musicians and athletes. Various tourist locations, including museums and community centers, the largest mall in the state of Georgia, the Mall of Georgia, and Lake Lanier Islands are located here.

In 2018 Lake Lanier Islands formed a partnership with Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Development and SafeHarbor in order to invest millions of dollars into the island and theme park LanierWorld. LanierWorld has activities for all ages and features a lakefront waterpark, campgrounds, restaurants, a full service marina combined with a world class hotel and conference center.

Buford is also home to several other marina’s – Holiday on Lake Lanier one of the largest inland marina’s as well as Lazy Days marina.


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