4385 Pecan Street
P.O. Box 39
Loganville, Ga 30052
The city took its name from James Harvie Logan, who moved to the area from Tennessee in 1842 and purchased of 62.5 acres described as Land Lot No. 186 in the Fourth Land District for the sum of $150.00! Logan was a farmer and shoemaker and built the family home with the help of his son, James Harvie Logan, Jr. During the next several years as other families settled in the area, the population swelled to about 500 residents. Loganville was first incorporated in 1887 with its original limits extending a half mile in every direction from the well pictured here.
Loganville was the last stop on the Seaboard Airline Railroad from Atlanta to Lawrenceville. Local entrepreneurs capitalized on the rail line, and built a depot for the Loganville & Lawrenceville Railroad Company in 1898. The Depression shut the railroad down in 1932.
The years brought both growth and change. Cotton was no longer king after a bout with the boll weevil which swept through the area. A review carried in the Walton Tribune in 1958 about Loganville commented that
The City of Loganville's E-Verify Identification Number for the Employee Eligibility Verification Program is #139001.
The E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program (EEV) involves verification checks of the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases, using an automated system to verify the employment authorization of all newly hired employees, regardless of citizenship, after completion of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form (Form I-9). The City of Loganville has been complying with E-Verify since July 24, 2008.