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Welcome to Fort Valley ...

The city of Fort Valley is located in Peach County<1> and is the County Seat for Peach County.

A typical abbreviation for Fort Valley: Ft. Vly. (or less commonly used: Ft. Vally. or Ft. Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fort Valley has a population of 8,934 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fort Valley.

Fort Valley is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Fort Valley lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Fort Valley lies within the (478) area code.

The ZIP code for Fort Valley: 31030<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fort Valley had an population of 8,934 people. This is a decrease of 8.98% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fort Valley had a population of 9,815 people (which is 35.44% of the total population of Peach County). This makes Fort Valley the county's most populous community.

The population of Fort Valley represents 0.1% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fort Valley.

Communities Also Named Fort Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Fort Valley: This one is located in Peach County and the other is located in Houston County.

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

Communities near Fort Valley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fort Valley.

  • Warner Robins [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warner Robins
    • Warner Robins [Houston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Fort Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 78,601 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warner Robins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warner Robins<6>
  • Perry [Houston County]
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    • Perry [Houston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Fort Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,845 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perry<6>
  • Centerville [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerville
    • Centerville [Houston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Fort Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,001 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerville<6>
  • Byron [Peach County]
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    • Byron [Peach County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Fort Valley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,274 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byron<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elberta [Houston County]
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      • Elberta [Houston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Fort Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elberta have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elberta
    • Montezuma [Macon County]
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      • Montezuma [Macon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Fort Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,920 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montezuma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montezuma<6>
    • Stathams Landing [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stathams Landing
      • Stathams Landing [Houston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Fort Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stathams Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stathams Landing
    • Bloomfield Park [Bibb County]
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      • Bloomfield Park [Bibb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Fort Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,686 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomfield Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield Park
    • Woodard Estates [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodard Estates
      • Woodard Estates [Houston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Fort Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,352 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodard Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodard Estates
    • Marshallville [Macon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshallville
      • Marshallville [Macon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Fort Valley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,196 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshallville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshallville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marshallville<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fort Valley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fort Valley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fort Valley. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fort Valley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fort Valley. See our Newspapers Page for Fort Valley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Valley ...

Looking for more information about Fort Valley? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fort Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fort Valley.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Peach County: www.peachcounty.net/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Peach, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fort Valley.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Fort Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fort Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fort Valley) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fort Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort ValleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5587, Longitude: -83.8835    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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