Palmyra Medical Center, a 248-bed medical center, is dedicated to bringing the people of Southwest Georgia the highest quality, modern healthcare available. Since opening our doors in 1971, Palmyra Medical Center has earned the reputation of excellence in care through the synthesis of the human touch and medical technology. Today, Palmyra is a fully accredited JCAHO that has over 200 on-staff physicians and a medical support staff of more than 400 employees.
Almost 80,000 people call Albany home and with a service area stretching five counties, over 160,000 people live, work and play in Albany, Georgia. The city supports over 118 manufacturing plants; to include such blue chip firms as Proctor & Gamble, SAB Miller Brewing, Merck & Co., as well as many others.
Nestled in southwest Georgia, Albany offers its guests an authentic taste of the historic South. If it’s modern amusement you’re looking for, Albany’s Civic Center, the largest indoor municipal destination south of Atlanta, not only houses the newly-formed South Georgia Wildcats arena football team, but is a nerve center of entertainment for the city, hosting concerts, conventions and the Albany Symphony Orchestra.
The nature lover is sure to find an outdoor adventure at the renowned Parks at Chehaw. Southwest Georgia’s largest area for kids and adults to swing, climb and play in the wild accommodates families of all sizes. Explore the rushing waters of the Flint River. It’s one of only 40 rivers in the United States that flows more than 200 miles without the interruption of a dam, making it a great aquatic adventure for anyone who dares.
The Flint RiverQuarium is a one-of-a-kind Albany experience, featuring a unique blue-hole spring and more than 100 mysterious creatures. This attraction tells the fascinating story of the Flint River and the remarkable blue-hole springs that help create it. The 175,000-gallon, 22-foot deep, open-air RiverQuarium Blue Hole is filled with the fish, reptiles and plants found in the Flint River's ecosystem. Explore the world around you like never before with interactive exhibits and face-to-face encounters with the creatures and fish native to South Georgia.
So, come discover a perfect mixture of southern flair and cultural enlightenment in Albany.