The Preserve at Mill Creek
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The Preserve at Mill Creek

1400 Mall of Georgia Boulevard, Buford, GA 30519
(313 Reviews)
$1,470 - $3,488/mo
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Move-In Specials

Spring into a new home at Preserve at Mill Creek! Move into a select home by March 15th to receive a $250 e-gift card! Contact our office for more information.

Floor Plans & Pricing

1 Bedroom

Magnolia

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 866 sq. ft.

$1,470 - $1,825

3 Available Units

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Azalea

1 Bed, 1 Bath | 697 sq. ft.

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2 Bedrooms

Wisteria

2 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,150 sq. ft.

$1,740 - $2,204

3 Available Units

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3 Bedrooms

Gardenia

3 Beds, 2 Baths | 1,406 sq. ft.

$2,200 - $3,488

3 Available Units

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Community epIQ Grade

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C-

Renter Ratings

A+

Review Ratings

Noise

5.0

Grounds

5.0

Safety

5.0

Office Staff

5.0

Maintenance

5.0

Neighborhood

5.0

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Number of reviews in the past 365 days

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The Preserve at Mill Creek Reviews

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anonymous

Resident 2023 - 2024

1/29/2024

Amazing apt complex!

This property is gorgeous, has amazing scenery, and has lots of great shopping and dining all around us! The interstate is so close, also. The grounds are gorgeous, and there is just so much beauty here to see!

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    Resident 1033728

    Verified Resident 2020 - 2022

    6/8/2022

    I was elated once again. i placed my service request on line and the following morning, maintenance was at my apartment. He fixed my water drip in the master bedroom. there was no mess and he left a copy of the work order so… See More >
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      6/13/2022

      The Preserve at Mill Creek
      Your positive review of Preserve at Mill Creek is appreciated! We're so happy you're satisfied with our responsive maintenance team. It's always wonderful to hear that our residents are having an enjoyable living experience in our community. Thank you for your review and your residency.

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      Resident 913225

      Verified Resident 2021 - 2022

      6/6/2022

      I have been in this community for going on 3 years, which is the longest I've ever stayed at an apartment community. I love living here, the staff is so sweet, maintenance is prompt, the neighbors are generally wonderful. I haven't had any major issues… See More >
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        6/9/2022

        The Preserve at Mill Creek
        Thank you for brightening our day with your kind words! We always love receiving such positive feedback about our community and our staff here at Preserve at Mill Creek. We look forward to continuing to provide you with an excellent living experience!

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        Resident 467928

        Verified Resident 2021 - 2022

        5/30/2022

        Again my apartment smells like Marijuana everyday because someone is above me and my bedroom is next to the stairway I can hear constant talking and walking. The blinds are breakable and the sun comes right through more trash containers are needed. Residents does not… See More >
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          6/6/2022

          The Preserve at Mill Creek
          We're sorry that you haven’t had an enjoyable stay with us at Preserve at Mill Creek. Our team strives on a daily basis to cultivate a welcoming, comfortable living experience for our residents, and we apologize that you haven’t seen our efforts reflected in your stay. We hope that you'll contact us directly at dstephens@firstcommunities.com or (678) 714-9333 to discuss your experiences further and how you feel we might improve. Thank you.
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          Resident 1027201

          Verified Resident 2021 - 2022

          5/18/2022

          This place It awful. My male tenant confronted me and I felt that my life was threaten. The incident was reported to the police. The police came out, I didn't know the male tenant apt number, so the police office told me to report the… See More >
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            5/25/2022

            The Preserve at Mill Creek
            Thank you for reaching out. Due to the nature of your concerns, we feel it would be best if we spoke with you directly. Please contact us at dstephens@firstcommunities.com or (678) 714-9333 when you have a moment. We look forward to hearing from you.
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            Resident 1027117

            Verified Resident 2017 - 2022

            5/18/2022

            Am very unhappy with them refusing to replace the badly worn carpet, but the rent continues to go up. No ceiling fans in the bedroom I have had no problems with management It has changed a number of times, but it has really been a problem for… See More >
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              5/25/2022

              The Preserve at Mill Creek
              We appreciate you taking the time to write this review and are sorry to see this feedback. We remain steadfast in our commitment to providing our residents with an excellent living experience. Please contact us directly at dstephens@firstcommunities.com or (678) 714-9333 so that we may have an opportunity to address all of the concerns you have raised here and regain your confidence. Thank you.

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              Resident 892948

              Verified Resident 2020 - 2022

              5/2/2022

              We moved in two years ago and we just signed our third lease. The apartments are beautifully landscaped and quiet but so close to everything. I enjoy being so close to shopping, lake lanier and gwinnett county has so many parks with walking trails… See More >
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                5/9/2022

                The Preserve at Mill Creek
                Thank you for taking the time to give us a five-star review! We are proud of our community and location and are glad that you love it too! We hope you will call Preserve at Mill Creek home for years to come!
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                Resident 1015300

                Verified Resident 2019 - 2022

                4/11/2022

                estamos felices es una comunidad muy tranquila. una excelente ubicaci?n. el personal administrativo y de mantenimiento es muy amable. las zonas verdes son muy lindas y espaciosas. las zonas de recreacion como piscina y gym son muy bonitos

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                  4/15/2022

                  The Preserve at Mill Creek
                  Gracias por el tipo de las palabras acerca de Preserve at Mill Creek. Nos complace que nuestro tranquilo complejo, con su amable personal y su excelente ubicación, haya sido un excelente hogar para usted. Agradecemos su residencia! [Thanks for the kind words about Preserve at Mill Creek! We're glad our quiet community, with its friendly staff and excellent location, has been such a great home for you. We appreciate your residency!]
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                  Resident 1015035

                  Verified Resident 2021 - 2022

                  4/11/2022

                  I wish I went with my gut feeling and ran away from this community. When I moved in the apartment wasn't cleaned and it took days before I could get them to have someone come out. I was also experiencing pest problems. They are not… See More >
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                    4/15/2022

                    The Preserve at Mill Creek
                    Please accept our apologies that your stay with us has fallen short of your expectations. We strive to provide exemplary customer service to help ensure our residents enjoy a living experience that’s both meaningful and memorable. Anything less than exceptional customer care is not up to our standards, and we apologize if you feel you haven't received the attention you expect and deserve. When time allows, please contact us at dstephens@firstcommunities.com or (678) 714-9333 so that we may properly address your concerns and work on improving your time here at Preserve at Mill Creek. Thank you.

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                    Resident 894007

                    Verified Resident 2020 - 2022

                    4/10/2022

                    After a long weekend of going from one apartment complex to the next, Preserve at Mill Creek was my final property to view before headed back to South Carolina. I was in the process of relocating back to Georgia and driving back and forth between… See More >
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                      4/11/2022

                      The Preserve at Mill Creek
                      Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience. We strive to offer the very best in apartment living, and we’re happy to know you think so highly of Preserve at Mill Creek. We hope you'll be happy here for years to come!

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                      Resident 831530

                      Verified Resident 2020 - 2022

                      3/28/2022

                      It's ok. Nice can be cleaner for the prices of apartments. I was expecting better. It can be better workers are kind not use other tenants who don't repect there fellow tenants. This makes living here uncomfortable

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                        3/29/2022

                        The Preserve at Mill Creek
                        We're sorry to see this feedback about our community. We remain steadfast in our commitment to providing our residents with an excellent living experience. Please contact us directly at dstephens@firstcommunities.com or (678) 714-9333 so that we may have an opportunity to address your concerns and regain your confidence. Thank you.
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                        Resident 1009322

                        Verified Resident 2022

                        3/23/2022

                        So far this has been a very quiet community. Majority of the people are friendly and polite. Ample parking, Complex is well maintained, very clean for the most part. Great location to large amount of stores and places to eat and expressway. You… See More >
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                          3/24/2022

                          The Preserve at Mill Creek
                          Welcome to Preserve at Mill Creek! We're proud to provide our residents with exemplary, gracious customer service, and we're thrilled that you've been having a fantastic experience. Thank you for choosing to make a home with us!

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                          Resident 827121

                          Verified Resident 2020 - 2022

                          3/21/2022

                          I have been living at Preserve at Mill Creek for a few years now and have enjoyed every minute of it. It is a nice and quiet community that has access to a beautiful nature trail in the back. You'll enjoy living here.

                            Manager

                            3/23/2022

                            The Preserve at Mill Creek
                            We appreciate your positive review and high rating of Preserve at Mill Creek! A recommendation from a happy resident is the best compliment we can receive. Thanks so much!
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                            Resident 1008506

                            Verified Resident 2022

                            3/21/2022

                            Great community, quiet and convenient. Gates work , no pest issues , no parking issues , no communication issues . Online website is updated. Online rent pay available, literally in the middle of everything retail and food . Great spot !

                              Manager

                              3/23/2022

                              The Preserve at Mill Creek
                              Thank you so much for this amazing five-star review of Preserve at Mill Creek! We are so grateful to receive such amazing feedback. Including our amazing community, incredible staff members, and prime location. We hope you remain a happy member of our community for years to come!
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                              Resident 1007923

                              Verified Resident 2021 - 2022

                              3/18/2022

                              This is a perfectly located community and the apartment is great. It was really clean. Also, the property has nice amenities. The Mall Of Georgia is waking distance from the complex and an amazing nature trail and creek back up to the property.

                                Manager

                                3/21/2022

                                The Preserve at Mill Creek
                                Thank you so much for the high rating. We greatly appreciate the kind words and positive feedback. We're thrilled to hear that you are happy with everything at Preserve at Mill Creek, including the excellent amenities, beautiful community and prime location.

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                                Resident 876353

                                Verified Resident 2019 - 2022

                                3/14/2022

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                                  Manager

                                  3/16/2022

                                  The Preserve at Mill Creek
                                  Thank you for taking the time to rate Preserve at Mill Creek. Please know that we are always trying to make our community an even better place to live and we appreciate your feedback.
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                                  Resident 1005308

                                  Verified Resident 2021 - 2022

                                  3/9/2022

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                                    3/15/2022

                                    The Preserve at Mill Creek
                                    Thank you for your high rating of Preserve at Mill Creek.

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                                    Resident 876920

                                    Verified Resident 2019 - 2022

                                    2/28/2022

                                    This is a great community the amenities are great and it's in a great location for my children school I would definitely recommend the community to anyone that's looking for a beautiful apartment and the staff is wonderful and so helpful.

                                      Manager

                                      2/28/2022

                                      The Preserve at Mill Creek
                                      Thank you so much for this five-star review of Preserve at Mill Creek! We always appreciate getting to hear exactly what our residents love about living in our community. Including our amazing amenities, prime location, and incredible team members. We hope you and your family remain happy members of our community for years to come!

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                                      Resident 883812

                                      Verified Resident 2020 - 2022

                                      2/28/2022

                                      Everything but the back gate being constantly opened for months and months. I don't know if this how it's supposed to be but when I first moved in back in Fall 2020, it was always closed. Now it's always open and anyone can just come… See More >
                                        Manager

                                        2/28/2022

                                        The Preserve at Mill Creek
                                        Thanks for your great rating of our community! While we're happy your experience here has been generally positive, we apologize for the issue with the gate. Rest assured we are working on resolving this, but we appreciate you making sure it's on our radar. Thanks again!
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                                        Resident 1002341

                                        Verified Resident 2018 - 2022

                                        2/27/2022

                                        Homely,comfortable peaceful and beautiful en ironment. Management is great. Always artends to my needs. Accessble to public utilities like shopping areas cosco sam's club mall and medical facilities. Easy to travel inter cities. Over all most residents are… See More >
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                                          2/28/2022

                                          The Preserve at Mill Creek
                                          What a great review! Thanks so much for taking the time to let us know how we're doing. We always love to receive such positive feedback about our community and our team here at Preserve at Mill Creek.
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                                          Resident 1001272

                                          Verified Resident 2020 - 2022

                                          2/23/2022

                                          It is my first GA community. This place is located very good for transportation and other useful facilities, and also it is very quiet even if it is near the mall or others. Personally, I love the walk behind the community. It is good… See More >
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                                            2/24/2022

                                            The Preserve at Mill Creek
                                            Thank you for taking the time to review Preserve at Mill Creek. Feedback is very important to us and we appreciate your compliments regarding our prime location and beautiful community.
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                                            Resident 1000477

                                            Verified Resident 2017 - 2022

                                            2/21/2022

                                            THIS IS A VERY NICE PLACE TO LIVE. THE STAFF MEMBERS ARE VERY PROFESSIONAL, POLITE AND EFFICIENT. THE MAINTENANCE TEAM MEMBERS HAVE A VERY GOOD KNOWLEDGEAND WORK PROMPTLY. THE AREAS ARE VERY WELL MAINTAINED AND TLE LANDSCAPE IS BEAUTIFUL.

                                              Manager

                                              2/22/2022

                                              The Preserve at Mill Creek
                                              We appreciate your review of Preserve at Mill Creek! We're delighted to know that you found our team to be professional and efficient, as we are committed to serving our residents with exemplary care and attention. Thank you for your five-star rating!

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                                              Resident 924006

                                              Verified Resident 2018 - 2022

                                              2/14/2022

                                              The apartment itself is nice. The neighbors, however, are very loud and not courteous/aware of sound when late at night. Neighbors have left trash and blood soaked items for weeks before removing it (even with multiple emails to management). Traffic in this… See More >
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                                                2/16/2022

                                                The Preserve at Mill Creek
                                                Thank you for your review of Preserve at Mill Creek. It brightens our day to know that you like your apartment, although it does appear you have some concerns. We understand that noise can be an issue with neighbors in close proximity. Please contact us as problems occur so we can address them directly.

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                                                Resident 908552

                                                Verified Resident 2020 - 2022

                                                2/9/2022

                                                The staff is always very nice and they are amazing amazing. Everyone is always so willing to help and they go above and beyond. The property grounds are always taking care of and clean. And the apartments are pretty roomy.

                                                  Manager

                                                  2/11/2022

                                                  The Preserve at Mill Creek
                                                  Thank you for your kind words. Resident satisfaction is very important to us, and we’re glad that you enjoy living at Preserve at Mill Creek. We're thrilled to hear that you think so highly of our beautiful community and hard-working customer service team.

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                                                  Resident 925188

                                                  Verified Resident 2018 - 2022

                                                  2/2/2022

                                                  Office Staff is always prompt with a response to any issue, whether it's a call or text message or email. Everything is close by: Mall shopping, Restaurants, Parks, Excess to expressway, and Lake Lanier

                                                    Manager

                                                    2/4/2022

                                                    The Preserve at Mill Creek
                                                    Thank you for taking the time to write this positive review. At Preserve at Mill Creek, providing excellent customer service is very important to us. We're glad to hear that our team has gone above and beyond to meet your needs.

                                                    Features & Amenities

                                                    Laundry
                                                    • Laundry On-Site
                                                    • Washer/Dryer Connections
                                                    Parking
                                                    • Garage
                                                    Pets
                                                    • Cats Allowed
                                                      Fee: $300. Rent: $20. Restrictions: Breed Restrictions Apply. Pet Limit: 2. Comments: PetScreening Required.
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                                                    • Dogs Allowed
                                                      Fee: $300. Rent: $20. Restrictions: Breed Restrictions Apply. Pet Limit: 2. Comments: PetScreening Required.
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                                                    Other
                                                    • Amazon Package Lockers
                                                    • Balcony or Patio
                                                    • Business Center
                                                    • Clubhouse
                                                    • Crown Molding
                                                    • Fireplace
                                                    • Fitness Center
                                                    • Garden Tubs
                                                    • Gated Access
                                                    • Online Payments and Wips Available
                                                    • Open Kitchen with Bar Counter
                                                    • Outdoor Grilling Area
                                                    • Playground
                                                    • Pool
                                                    • Resident Car Care Center
                                                    • Stainless Steel Appliances
                                                    • Tennis Court
                                                    • Trey Ceiling
                                                    • Under Cabinet Lighting
                                                    • Walk In Closets
                                                    • Wood Floors
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                                                    Leasing

                                                    Welcome to Preserve at Mill Creek a residential community featuring One, Two and Three bedroom apartments in Buford, GA. Spacious layouts and amenities welcome you home, along with exceptional service and an ideal location within walking distance to shopping, dining and entertainment options. Are you looking for an apt for rent in Buford, GA? Contact our friendly, professional office staff to schedule a tour today.
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                                                    Office Hours

                                                    • Sunday: Closed
                                                    • Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
                                                    • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
                                                    This community is managed by

                                                    First Communities Management

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                                                    Questions & Answers (2)

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                                                    Asked on: 08/27/2023
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                                                    Frequently Asked

                                                    How is The Preserve at Mill Creek Rated?
                                                    Based on 313 number of votes by renters, The Preserve at Mill Creek is currently rated 4.1 out of 5 stars.
                                                    How satisfied are residents with the upkeep and overall appearance of the grounds at The Preserve at Mill Creek ?
                                                    The Preserve at Mill Creek is rated 5/5 stars in our renters grounds survey, which is considered excellent. The grounds are well kept and beautiful.
                                                    How effective was the maintenance team when resolving your problem?
                                                    The Preserve at Mill Creek is rated 5/5 stars in our renters maintenance survey, which is considered excellent. The maintenance team is very responsive and effective in addressing issues.
                                                    What are noise levels like at The Preserve at Mill Creek ?
                                                    The Preserve at Mill Creek is rated 5/5 stars in our renters noise survey, which is considered excellent. The noise level is consistently low and does not cause any disturbances.
                                                    How safe is The Preserve at Mill Creek ?
                                                    The Preserve at Mill Creek is rated 5/5 stars in our renters safety survey, which is considered excellent. The complex is very secure and safe, with no major safety concerns.
                                                    How satisfied are residents with the neighborhood?
                                                    The Preserve at Mill Creek is rated 5/5 stars in our renters neighborhood survey, which is considered excellent. The complex is located in a very desirable and safe neighborhood with convenient access to local attractions and services.
                                                    How satisfied are residents with the staff at The Preserve at Mill Creek ?
                                                    The Preserve at Mill Creek is rated 5/5 stars in our renters staff survey, which is considered excellent. The staff is extremely helpful and responsive to resident needs.
                                                    Who manages The Preserve at Mill Creek ?
                                                    First Communities Management
                                                    What is the pet policy at The Preserve at Mill Creek ?
                                                    Cats Allowed
                                                    Fee: $300
                                                    Rent: $20
                                                    Restrictions: Breed Restrictions Apply
                                                    Pet Limit: 2
                                                    Comments: PetScreening Required.
                                                    Dogs Allowed
                                                    Fee: $300
                                                    Rent: $20
                                                    Restrictions: Breed Restrictions Apply
                                                    Pet Limit: 2
                                                    Comments: PetScreening Required.
                                                    What types of floor plans are available?
                                                    1 Bed, 1 Bath
                                                    2 Beds, 2 Baths
                                                    3 Beds, 2 Baths
                                                    What is the move-in special?
                                                    Spring into a new home at Preserve at Mill Creek! Move into a select home by March 15th to receive a $250 e-gift card! Contact our office for more information.

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                                                    The Preserve at Mill Creek is a 697 - 1,406 sq. ft. apartment in Buford in zip code 30519. This community has a 1 - 3 Beds, 1 - 2 Baths, and is for rent for $1,470 - $3,488. Nearby cities include Sugar Hill, Suwanee, Braselton, Dacula, and Flowery Branch.

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