Premise Health -Valdosta, GA

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About Valdosta

  • Valdosta is the 11th largest city in Georgia.
  • Valdosta's population is over 48,000+
  • Valdosta was ranked top places to retire in the south by Retirement Lifestyles magazine in 2007
  • Valdosta was one of six cities in Georgia honored as a 2007 "Trendsetter" by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA)
  • Lowndes County has a population of 100,000+ and is one of Georgia's fastest-growing counties.
  • Valdosta is one of only 11 cities from across the country to receive the Audrey Nelson Community Development Achievement Award from the National Community Development Association.
  • Tourists spent over $200 million dollars in the Valdosta-Lowndes County area in 2006
  • Retail sales top $2.8 billion annually
  • Valdosta has the 4th highest retail pull factor, pulling consumers from 15-17 counties.
  • Valdosta was voted by Expansion Solutions magazine as the fifth destination location for logistics in the nation
  • Valdosta Regional Airport has one of the longest runways in the state.
  • Valdosta is a three time winnder of the Magnolia Award given by the Gerogia Department of Community Affairs.
  • The composer of "Jingle Bells", James Lord Pierpoint was from Valdosta
  • Famous gunfighter and gambler, Doc Holliday was born in Valdosta
  • The Valdosta High School Wildcat football team, which has won more games than any other high school in the nation, has give the rise to the city's nickname -- "Winnersville"