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-Cost of living
-Small-town atmosphere
-Mild winters


-Summer heat

What Bert Has To Say About Albany Metro Area

Albany is a commercial center for the pecan and peanut farming area of southwest Georgia. A fairly robust economy and the availability of services make this clean, quiet town quite livable. Low cost, economic incentives and a favorable location have made it a minor manufacturing center, with Procter & Gamble, Miller Brewing and Merck among blue-chip employers. Downtown is plain but has undergone some redevelopment on the Flint River waterfront, bringing some minor entertainment and cultural amenities. Downsides include persistent summer heat and limited cultural and advanced educational opportunities.


Small agricultural/industrial town - Southwest Georgia in a mostly agricultural region about 80 miles north of Tallahassee, Florida See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Georgia
County: Terrell County
Metro Area: Albany Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Schools: See Local Schools
City: Dawson
Zip Codes: 39842
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 200 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Dawson

    The unemployment rate in Dawson is 6.90 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Dawson jobs have Increased by 0.15 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Dawson's cost of living is 23.80% Lower than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Dawson's Cost of Living
    Dawson's population is 4,353 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -17.79 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Dawson is $60,250. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.71%. Check out the homes in the area.
    Dawson public schools spend $11,285 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.4 students per teacher in Dawson. Learn more...

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