Braselton

Braselton is a town in Barrow, Gwinnett, Hall, and Jackson counties in the U.S. state of Georgia, about 40 miles (64 km) northeast of Atlanta.

 

History

The town is named after Harrison Braselton, a poor dirt farmer who married Susan Hosch, the daughter of a rich plantation owner. Braselton built a home on 786 acres  of land he purchased north of the Hosch Plantation. The land he purchased was later called Braselton.

 

In 1989 actress and Georgia native Kim Basinger and other investors bought 1,751 acres of the town's 2,000 privately owned acres for $20 million from Braselton Brothers Inc, intending to turn it into a tourist destination. Five years later, on the eve of personal bankruptcy, she and her partners sold the town at a large loss.

 

Geography

Braselton is located at 34°5′56″N 83°47′52″W (34.098764, -83.797814).

 

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 12.5 square miles (32.4 km2), of which 12.4 square miles (32.2 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 0.79%, is water. Braselton has seen its growth from 7.20 square miles (18.6 km2) to its current size from annexations into surrounding areas.

 

Braselton borders the mailing addresses (not city limits) of Gainesville (Candler), Flowery Branch, Oakwood (Chestnut Mountain side), and Pendergrass. The town borders the city limits and shares a ZIP code with Hoschton.

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