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 Valdosta-Lowndes County, Georgia has long been distinguished as the Azalea City of the South, we’re also known for our thriving business community, a superb educational system, affordable housing and endless opportunities for recreation, entertainment and the arts. Valdosta is located in the heart of the Southeast, and has a year-round temperate climate – the perfect setting for our award-winning sports teams, our top-notch golf courses and our expanding businesses.     
   Valdosta-Lowndes County is recognized as a premier location for retirees, and quickly becoming a popular home for young professionals.  Valdosta is a great place to get an education, launch a career and raise a family. The area has a healthy job market, a lower-than-average cost of living and culture galore.  Valdosta embraces everyone who chooses our city for career opportunities, as well as our unsurpassed quality of life.                                                         
  Valdosta-Lowndes County is a warm and friendly place to live and work – with Southern hospitality at its core. Come and experience this charming community and enjoy the great people, festivities and fun that make up the place we call home.                                                                    
Valdosta-Lowndes County has an honored military heritage with Moody Air Force Base, totaling 5,500 military and civilian personnel and is working overtime to recruit High-Tech and Life Science projects that leverage the communities military and educational assets. “The Valdosta-Lowndes County Industrial Authority is striving for many more such partnerships for progress, and has a great team, both private and public, working together to make Valdosta the most desirable place to live and do business in the Southeastern U.S.


Valdosta-Lowndes County is home to Valdosta State University with an enrollment of over 11,000 students, Valdosta Technical College with over 135 programs and 2800 students, and Georgia Military College.