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The city of Valdosta is 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; by the 2006 census estimate,
it had grown slightly to 45,529
The same estimate showed a population of 126,305 in the Valdosta metropolitan area.
It is called the Azalea City as the plant grows in profusion there.
The city 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.
Valdosta has a number of picturesque historic districts including the beautifully maintained
Fairview Historic District and its crown jewel the Roberts House, the oldest home in Lowndes County.
The city has a vibrant art scene supported actively by Valdosta State University,
the Southern Artists League, and the Turner Art Center.
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