City Of Warner Robins700 Watson Blvd, Warner Robins, GA 31093
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Geographically located in the heart of Georgia, the City of Warner Robins is easily accessible from virtually any direction. Interstates I-75 and I-16 are the major entrances, providing convenient routes to anywhere else in the state, from Georgia's breathtaking mountains to its beautiful beaches. The Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico are only 200 miles away, roughly three hours by car, from Warner Robins. Within a 150 mile radius of the city there are several Welcome Centers and many tourist attractions. The City of Warner Robins, located in Houston County, is the largest of three municipalities. Houston County was the fifty-first county formed in the state and is located approximately 120 miles south of Atlanta. In 1941, the United States Air Force established a military depot in the small community originally known as Wellston, Georgia. The depot grew into Robins Air Force Base, built in 1941, it covers 6,400 acres and is Georgia's largest single employer, providing an important economic boost to central Georgia. In 1943, the community of Wellston was renamed Warner Robins. Both the Air Force Base and the City are named after Brigadier General Augustine Warner Robins. Warner Robins is home to one of the top Air Museums in the country, the Museum of Aviation. This facility includes the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame as well as the Robert L. Scott Vistascope theater. One of the fastest growing municipalities in the area, our city welcomes people from all over the world, the diversity of the community prompted the slogan "Georgia's International City" to be officially adopted by Mayor and Council July 15, 1968. Our citizens and workforce contribute to the dynamic, progressive culture, combining both the small town and big city life. According to the 2000 Census, the population of the City of Warner Robins was 48,804 persons. In 2002 the population of Houston County was estimated at 116,768, up from 110,765 in 2000 and 89,208 in 1990. The growth rate of our county between 1990 and 2000 was 24.2%, which was compatible to the state's growth rate of 28.4%. From 2000 to 2002 we grew 5.4%, slightly faster than the state average of 4.6%.