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Welcome to Valdosta ...

Valdosta is located in Colbert County.

The location of Valdosta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Valdosta refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Valdostan<2>

Valdosta is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Valdosta lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Valdosta: (256) and (938)<4>

Communities near Valdosta ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Florence   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the North (N) of Valdosta

Located in Lauderdale County

Muscle Shoals   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Valdosta

Russellville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Valdosta

Located in Franklin County

Sheffield   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Valdosta

Town Creek   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Valdosta

Located in Lawrence County

Cherokee   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Valdosta

Littleville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Valdosta

Killen   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Valdosta

Located in Lauderdale County

Leighton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Valdosta

Saint Florian   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Valdosta

Located in Lauderdale County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Valdosta.

Communities Also Named Valdosta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Valdosta - they are located in Georgia and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Valdosta.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Valdosta. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Valdosta. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Valdosta.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Valdosta:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Valdosta ...

Looking for more information about Valdosta? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Valdosta? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Valdosta, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Valdosta.

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About Colbert County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Valdosta. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Valdosta refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Valdosta may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Valdosta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Valdosta) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valdosta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7165, Longitude: -87.7236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Valdosta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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