Valdosta, Georgia

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

1 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"

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Valdosta is known for southern hospitality and football, from the success of Valdosta State’s Division II program to the community’s support for local high school teams. Their claim-to-fame is being named TitleTown USA by ESPN, but they’re just as proud of their friendliness.


Local restaurants, like King’s Grill and Covington’s, are as warm and welcoming as the pristine Visitor’s Center. The town is also home to Wild Adventures, a wildlife-themed amusement park where Gone With the Wynn’s interacted with an assortment of animals. The town rallied together to properly host the Wynn’s because as one local said, “Nobody’s a stranger here.”


While in town be sure to visit Valdosta’s many homes on the Historic Register, check out the Peach State Summer Theatre Series, and explore the Remerton Historic Mill Village. The Crescent House and Gardens are a highly acclaimed scenic offering and Valdosta boasts plenty of shopping from the Valdosta Mall to Summit Pointe.

Lived here now for 17 years. Military Transplant! Love it!
Reviewed by thsniper
on September 17, 2012
Great location, great weather (even summer) and great people. Very diverse as a result of Moody AFB and Valdosta State College.
Reviewed by larryt
on September 17, 2012
Folks always wanting to help each other and very giving to those in need. Military brought me here and the town made me feel that I did not want to leave. Once you live here you will want to stay. Come visit, you won't leave.
Reviewed by Whit
on September 17, 2012
Got a small town feel, but is growing all the time.
Reviewed by svasyoung
on September 17, 2012
This is an awesome town, friendly, beautiful landscapes, beautiful area lakes and ponds, a place you want to stay and never leave!
Reviewed by Revlon4270
on September 17, 2012
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Population

54,518

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