ROBINS AFB
Warner Robins, GA 31098, USA

RELOCATION/WELCOME GUIDE

Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

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Our Military

  ROBINS AIR FORCE BASE Location Robins Air Force Base is in the geographic heart of Georgia, largest state east of the Mississippi River. Atlanta, the state capital, lies about 100 miles north on Interstate 75, and Florida is four hours south on the interstate. Macon, “Cherry-Blossom Capital of the

Welcome

  One of the most rapidly growing communities in middle Georgia, Houston County (pronounced “Howston”) has a population of about 150,000, covers nearly 400 square miles and has three incorporated cities: Centerville, Perry and Warner Robins. Residents enjoy direct access to Interstate 75, and Interstate 16 is less than 20

Getting To & Around

  Nestled in the heart of Georgia, Houston County is well connected within the state and the rest of the United States via several major highways. Major roadways include Interstate 75; U.S. routes 41, 129 and 341; and state routes 26, 49, 96, 127, 224 and 247. Area businesses are

Housing & Real Estate

  From the city of Warner Robins to the town of Centerville, Houston County’s bustling communities are diverse. In 2015, more than 150,000 people called the county home, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Population density in the county was 372.5 per square mile, the census found. Robins AFB has

Employment & Economy

  Thanks to an 1821 treaty between the state of Georgia and the Creek Indians, lucky land lottery winners began moving into the newly minted Houston County that same year, claiming tracts for about 7 cents an acre and starting to plow the fertile, sandy loam for corn, wheat, potatoes

Health Care

  The local area abounds with health care services for military, civilians and veterans, though implementation of the Affordable Care Act has changed established insurance options. The next open enrollment for health care coverage under the national Affordable Care Act runs from Nov. 1, 2016, to Jan. 31, 2017, for

Family Resources

  Local government websites are valuable resources for newcomers to Houston County because they provide important connections to other residents, local businesses and public safety. These sites give up-to-date information on local happenings, municipal contacts, weather and events such as city council meetings: State of Georgia: www.georgia.gov Houston County: www.houstoncountyga.com

Education & Academics

  For those moving to a new location, it’s important to know what educational options are available. This chapter outlines the public schools system in Houston County along with information about local libraries and higher education. There are private schools, charter schools and home schooling available to children in the

Living

  There is no shortage of entertaining activities in Houston County — music, sports, theater, museums, parks and shopping. Take in a show at the Warner Robins Little Theatre or tee off at one of the local golf courses. Don’t miss the Georgia National Fair in Perry or the hot

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