Valdosta, GA 31601
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Valdosta is a
city in, and the county seat of Lowndes
County, Georgia, United States. It is the
principal city of the Valdosta, Georgia
Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the
2000 census, the city had a total population
of 43,724. The Census 2005 estimate showed a
population of 124,838 in the Valdosta
It deems itself the Azalea City and hosts an
annual Azalea Festival in March.
Located in the far southern portion of the
state, near the Florida line, it is a
commercial center of south Georgia with
numerous manufacturing plants. The
surrounding area produces tobacco,
turpentine, pine lumber, and pulpwood. Moody
Air Force Base is located nearby, and
transport is provided mainly by Interstate
Valdosta is also the home of Valdosta State
University (VSU), founded in 1906 as South
Georgia State Normal College for Women. It
became part of the University System of
Georgia in 1950. Valdosta State College
achieved university status and became VSU in
1993. Valdosta Technical College is also
located in the city.
Parts of Fannie Flagg's novel Fried Green
Tomatoes are set in Valdosta, although in
the novel it is incorrectly referred to as
the seat of "Loundes County."
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