There is something for everyone in the greater Robins Region.
Fragments of stories from the past can be seen throughout the city of Warner Robins, as this community is home to the second largest museum in the United States Air Force and Georgia’s WW II Military Trail. But that’s not all. The Robins Region boasts many neighborhoods that offer a superior quality of life, a vibrant arts scene and career opportunities for all walks of life.
Claude Lewis, director of the Warner Robins Recreation Department, invented the game of T-ball in March 1958. The first game was played with 20 children participating. In 2008, Warner Robins became the new Southeast Region headquarters of Little League Baseball and Softball, and it remains the Southeast headquarters to this day.
Located next to Robins Air Force Base is the Museum of Aviation, which features airplanes, ground vehicles and military memorabilia. Popular exhibits include The Tuskegee Airmen and Operation Desert Storm, and the museum is the largest tourism attraction in Georgia outside of Atlanta.
The Robins Region averages 0 inches of snow annually.
Warner Robins has a unique name, shared with no other city or town in the world. The community is named for Army Air Corps Brig. Gen. Augustine Warner Robins (1882-1940), who was considered the military “Father of Logisticsâ€ for his expert system of cataloging materials and supplies.
Did You Know?
1. Houston County is pronounced HOW-ston County, locally.
2. The official motto for the city of Warner Robins is “EDIMGIAFAD,â€ an acronym for “Every Day In Middle Georgia Is Armed Forces Appreciation Day.”
3. The City of Perry hosts a Perry Buzzard Drop every New Year’s Eve with live music, a dance contest, souvenirs and spirits sold on-site.
4. Notable natives of Warner Robins include Hollywood actress Victoria Principal, former Georgia Bulldog and current Buffalo Bills quarterback Jake Fromm, and United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.
5. Officials with the city of Centerville want to grow their community and have adopted the slogan, “Live in the Center!â€
If you’d like to learn more about the Robins Region area, check out the latest edition of Livability: Robins Region.