Valdosta, Georgia






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A Taste of Valdosta, Georgia

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT VALDOSTA?

  1. Valdosta is the county seat of Lowndes County Georgia, United States. It is the principal city of the Valdosta Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2006 Census, the city had a total population of 45,529.

  2. Valdosta is called the Azalea City as the plant grows in profusion there; the city hosts an annual Azalea Festival in March. Moody Air Force Base is located about 9 miles north of Valdosta in northern Lowndes County.

  3. Located in the far southern portion of the state, near the Florida line along the Interstate 75 corridor, it is a commercial center of South Georgia with numerous manufacturing plants. The surrounding area produces tobacco, naval stores, particularly turpentine, as well as pine lumber, and pulpwood. According to the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, Valdosta is called the "Naval Stores Capital of the World" because it supplies 80% of the world demand for naval stores.

  4. The median income for a household in the city was $29,046, and the median income for a family was $38,174.

  5. Valdosta has a humid subtropical climate, with mild, wet winters and hot, humid summers.

  6. In the retailing field, Valdosta has one major regional mall, Valdosta Mall, which features national chain anchor stores like J.C. Pennys, Sears, Office Depot, Pet Smart, Belk, Old Navy, and Ross Stores. Several large stores surround the mall or are near the mall including Best Buy, Home Depot, Kohl's, Lowe's, Office Max and Target. Valdosta has other notable shopping areas such as the Historic Downtown area with many local businesses, and the Five Points area which has a Big Lots, Winn-Dixie, and numerous national franchise and local restaurants.

Radio Stations
WDDQ 92.1 FM Adel, GA Talk
WMTM 93.9 FM Moultrie, GA Classic Hits
W249BI (WJEM) (CP) 94.3 FM Valdosta, GA Sports
W241BG (WSFB) 96.1 FM Valdosta, GA Talk
WGOV 96.7 FM Valdosta, GA Hip Hop
WHLJ 97.5 FM Statenville, GA Urban Contemporary
WBTY 98.7 FM Homerville, GA Oldies
WAFT 101.1 FM Valdosta, GA Religious
WXHT 102.7 FM Madison, FL Hip Hop
WGLF 104.1 FM Tallahassee, FL Classic Hits
WSTI 105.3 FM Quitman, GA Urban Contemporary
WVGA 105.9 FM Lakeland, GA News/Talk
WGMY 107.1 FM Thomasville, GA Top-40
WJHC 107.5 FM Jasper, FL Talk
WWRQ 107.9 FM Valdosta, GA Urban Contemporary
WHGH 840 AM Thomasville, GA Urban Contemporary
WRFV 910 AM Valdosta, GA Gospel Music
WGUN 950 AM Valdosta, GA Urban Contemporary
WJEM 1150 AM Valdosta, GA Sports

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Demographics of Valdosta, Georgia

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

47.71%

48.49%

0.23%

1.40%

2.18%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Valdosta, Georgia

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Businesses in Valdosta, Georgia


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. African Hair Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  2908 N Ashley St 31602 - Valdosta, Georgia (229) 242-1488

  2. Dezigner Cutz Beauty Services -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  1 Hickory Road 31601 - Valdosta, Georgia (229) 247-4018

  3. Ginny's H2G Salon -  Category: Hair Salons -  Specializing in SewIns, Weaves, Braid styles, Relaxers and much more.   - 1195 Old Statenville Rd. Valdosta, GA 31601  (229) 444-1769 - (visit website)

  4. Roots Natural Hair & Braiding Wellness Village -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  1404 Melody Lane 31601 - Valdosta, Georgia (229) 247-9191

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Andy's Wings & Things -  Category: Barbecue -  1409 Lake Park Rd, Valdosta, GA 31601 (229) 241-0557

  2. Autry Bar-B-Que -  Category: Barbecue -  1809 S Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31601 (229) 241-9449

  3. Leroys Bbq -  Category: Barbecue -  103 E Martin Luther King Dr, Valdosta, GA (229) 241-0122

  4. Old South Bar B Que House -  Category: Barbecue -  1706 W Hill Ave, Valdosta, GA (229) 247-0505

  5. Rhythm & Blues Cafe -  Category: Soul Food -  132 North Patterson Street, Valdosta, GA 31601-5516 (229) 245-9822

  6. Simply Anna's Fashions & Creative Designs -  Category: Tailoring -  Retail, tailoring and custom designs   - 4333 Bemiss Road Suite 11 Valdosta, GA  (229) 247-2613 - (visit website)

  7. 306 North Restaurant -  Category: Southern & Soul, Steakhouse and Vegetarian -  306 N Patterson St. Valdosta, GA 31601 (229) 249-5333

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


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CHURCHES



  1. New Life Ministries -  5651 Inner Perimeter Road - Valdosta, GA (229) 249-9077  - (visit website)

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