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"Peach Capital of Georgia"

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Fort Valley is a city in Peach County.

It is the county seat.

Originally the community was called Fox Valley, but the name was misspelled by the postal service.

The latitude of Fort Valley is 32.553N. The longitude is -83.887W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 518 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,040.


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Median household income
Local
$19,646
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fort Valley demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Fox Valley
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 100. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 12.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Fall Festival - Oct. 6, 2007
  • Georgia Peach Festival - June 22-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Fort Valley web sites and events links in the sections below.
Fort Valley attractions: Massee Lane Gardens
Historic sites and museums: Anderson House Museum
Colleges and universities: Fort Valley State University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Fort Valley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Peach County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Macon area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 31030 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

2% of Fort Valley residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fort Valley ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fort Valley was $10,815, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

14% of Fort Valley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Fort Valley include Fort Valley State College Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Fort Valley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $265.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $641.


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Libraries in Fort Valley include Thomas Public Library ... View libraries

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Peach County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fort Valley political report.

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The average commute time for Fort Valley workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Fort Valley include Fort Valley Days Inn & Suites.

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