Suwanee is a city in Gwinnett County, in the U.S. state of Georgia. The population was 8,725 at the 2000 Census. As of 2010, the population is approximately 15,355. Suwanee was the practicing home of the Atlanta Falcons football team from 1979 to 2001 and was voted among the Top 10 Best Places to Live by Money in 2007. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.9 square miles (25.6 km²), of which, 9.8 square miles (25.4 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.71%) is water.