Living in Southwest Georgia

If you’re looking for an area that boasts small-town charm, a close-knit community and a low cost of living, southwest Georgia is the place for you. Our area offers congestion-free roads, quick commutes, snow-free winters and wait-free reservations for your favorite dining spots. You’ll get a lot of house for your money, with reasonable taxes. And we’re in a great location that’s close to Atlanta and two coasts.

  • Phoebe employees and community members run a marathon
  • Friendly Vibe

    We offer a variety of neighborhoods in several counties, a choice of public and private school options and a friendly welcome wherever you land. Southwest Georgia is growing and evolving, and you can play a part in building our communities.

    Outdoor Adventure

    Southwest Georgia offers stunning scenery and beautiful parks, lakes and rivers. Enjoy hiking, boating, water-skiing and biking, as well as outstanding fishing at Lake Seminole, ranked fifth in the country for best bass fishing. And we’re the U.S. capital for quail hunting.

  • Revolving bronze sculpture of Ray Charles in Albany, Georgia
  • Famous Natives

    Ray Charles (born here in 1930), is commemorated with a statue and plaza. The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site and Southern Field, site of Charles Lindbergh’s first solo flight, are nearby.

    Family Fun

    Get your feet wet (metaphorically speaking) at Flint RiverQuarium. Visit Chehaw Park, our 800-acre combo zoo/park. Check out our Science Museum and Planetarium. And enjoy Wild Adventures Theme Park in nearby Valdosta.

    Just Hours Away

    If you’re looking for a great getaway within easy reach, we’re less than three hours from the excitement of downtown Atlanta and the sunny, sandy beaches of the Atlantic or Gulf coasts.