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Fort Valley is a quiet and peaceful yet energetic and progressive city located near the geographical center of Georgia in growing Peach County. The city had a total population of 9,815 according to the 2010 Census, an astounding 22.61 percent growth rate over the 10 years since the 2000 census. The current estimated population is 9,935. The city, established in 1856, is the county seat of Peach County.

Fort Valley was long known as the Peach Capitol of the World and is the center of Georgia's largest peach producing area. It is also the birthplace of and corporate home to the Blue Bird Corp., one of the nation's largest manufacturers of school buses. The city is also home to Fort Valley State University and the American Camellia Society. Lane Packing Co. operates a sprawling peach packing and retail facility at the edge of town which has become a popular tourist attraction.

With quiet tree-lined streets and dozens of beautiful historical homes, Fort Valley is a city in transition. Served by a dedicated mayor and city council, progressive and professional fire and police departments and an innovative city-owned utility service, the city is preparing itself for tremendous growth over the next few years.

Public Notices 

*If your court date was set for May 12, 2020, your new court date is August 11, 2020 *If your court date was set for June 9, 2020, your new court date is September 8, 2020

Our next scheduled court date is July 14, 2020 at 10:30am at City Hall.  Social distancing will be enforced and masks will be required for entry into the courtroom


Peach County Executive Order

***The Fair Housing Initiative***

December 2019 Meeting Notice & Upcoming Events 

Notice for Called Meeting September 18, 2018

Notice of Proposed Ad Valorem Tax Rate and Property Tax Increase for City of Fort Valley

Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 19) Budget Adoption October 1, 2018- September 30, 2019

Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Review and Adoption

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