Moving to Robins Region, GA? 3 Cities to Consider
Warner Robins, Centerville and Perry offer excellent amenities for people looking for a new place to call home.
The Robins Region has experienced significant growth in recent years – and it’s easy to see why so many people call it home.
From affordability and low crime rates to plenty of parks and cultural attractions, there are amenities galore across the centrally located region. Easily navigable with proximity to multiple major highways, you never have to travel far to find good food, shopping or entertainment.
Thanks to affordable housing, job availability and highly acclaimed school systems, the cities of Warner Robins, Perry and Centerville attract plenty of young families. And it’s a sense of family and community that really makes this region so special.
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Warner Robins, GA
Population: 77,617 | Median home value: $117,100
Home to Robins Air Force Base, Warner Robins is known as the “Home of Planes, Trains and Heroes.” Within city limits, you’ll find the Museum of Aviation, a military museum that highlights aviation accomplishments in U.S. history (and is also the largest tourist attraction in Georgia outside of Atlanta).
Warner Robins even has a military-themed motto: EDIMGIAFAD, which stands for Every Day in Middle Georgia is Armed Forces Appreciation Day.
There are plenty of nonmilitary attractions to explore as well. Residents enjoy community productions at the Warner Robins Little Theatre, educational trips to the Elberta Train Depot and shopping at the Georgia Artisan Center.
Population: 7,884 | Median home value: $144,300
Centrally located Centerville is aptly named, and those who live here don’t just enjoy the geographically convenient location – they enjoy being in the center of fun activities and a forward-thinking community.
Residents of Centerville care about sustainability, as evidenced by the volunteer-staffed Recycling Center, which serves the entire city. Additionally, Centerville is often lauded as a great place to raise a family or retire, with a friendly and approachable suburban feel. The school systems are above average and get high marks.
There are also plenty of community events throughout the year, many of which take place at Center Park at Centerville, including Food Truck Fridays, farmers markets and more.
Population: 17,894 | Median home value: $150,500
Though it started as a small town with an entirely different name in the early 1800s, Perry has grown into a thriving city.
This is thanks in large part to years of revitalization efforts and investment in community development. As a result, downtown Perry is a charming setting for shopping, community events and more.
One gem of the downtown area is the Perry Arts Center, formerly the National Guard Armory building until it was transformed into what is now a vibrant hub for artists and events, including the annual “Art in the Armory” event.
Livability Robins Region
This digital edition of the Livability Robins Region is sponsored by Robins Regional Chamber.