These communities provide a plethora of cultural and recreational offerings which cater to all age groups. Houston County’s superior medical facilities include Houston Healthcare’s two fully accredited acute care medical facilities. These facilities are supported by specialists in many fields of expertise.
Educational opportunities are available via a state and nationally acclaimed K-12 education system, the largest technical college system in the state and access to five universities and colleges.
Through these institutions, students are prepared for successful careers. Those career opportunities can be found in a diverse industrial/business environment where employment opportunities abound.
A progressive group of leaders, both past and present, contribute to the viability of Houston County. Former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn, former Majority Leader and current Board of Regents Member Larry Walker, former Georgia legislator Sonny Watson and current state and national leaders: Georgia Representatives: Shaw Blackmon and Heath Clark, Senator Larry Walker III, Georgia U.S. Senator David Perdue and Secretary of Agriculture , Sonny Perdue all have roots in Houston County.
Houston County, Georgia’s temperate climate makes outdoor living possible year round. Our central location opens the way to exploring the Georgia mountains and the Georgia coast within a three-hour drive, while Atlanta can be reached in a short 90-minute commute.
The cost of living in Houston County is 13.2% lower than the U.S. average and housing costs are 39% lower than the U.S. average, according to Sperling’s Best Places website.