Muscogee County, GA

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Muscogee County, GA

About Muscogee County, GA

Muscogee County Of Georgia stretches across an area around 358 square miles with a population close to 195 thousand people positioned near east part “Peak State” home some unique attractions experiences offer visitors come explore such Whitewater Creek Park Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center cool down hot summer days Columbus Museum Art escape reality few hours watch movies grab burger hang out friends check out bunch places make stay even entertaining adventurous sure sounds like a great place start exploring moreover attending special events hosted here time again treat yourself special flavors would remain unforgettable after returning back home. Small city/Military town - West-central Georgia on Georgia-Alabama border along Chattahoochee River.

State: Georgia
County: Muscogee County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
City: Columbus
Zip Codes: 31907, 31909, 31904, 31906, 31903, 31905, 31820, 31808, 31901, 31829, 10 total
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Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 445 ft above sea level

Columbus, the third largest city in Georgia, among other things supports the large nearby Fort Benning army base. The base occupies the better part of the county and dominates the economy and the local mindset. The area was once a textile producer but has modernized and diversified into financial services, and is in fact headquarters for AFLAC (insurance) and Synovus, a regional banking conglomerate. Even with the transition, the employment picture is fairly bleak.

The area has a number of museums, mostly of a military theme, and some historic interest and urban revitalization in this very Southern city, but there isn’t a lot to do. Other services and amenities are available in Atlanta, 100 miles away.

The area is a mix of gently rolling, wooded hills and a level, open plain. Ground elevations range from 200 feet to 500 feet. The climate is typical of the humid southeast, with pronounced maritime and continental effects. Summers are warm and humid with most days in the 90’s, a few into the 100’s, and frequent thunderstorms. Occasional heavy rains originate from hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico. Winters are mild with temperatures seldom below 20 degrees. Snow is rare. First freeze is early November, last is late March.

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muscogee Cost of Living

Cost of living, water recreation, and healthcare make muscogee a great place to live.

-125.9% lower than avg
-36.6% lower than avg
$862 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
-33.2% lower than avg
muscogee Crime
75.2 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
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This town is horrible. The land that time forgot. My father was stationed at FT Benning here in Columbus and unfortunately he retired here. It’s a back water low life  More

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