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Living in Valdosta, Georgia:
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The city of Valdosta is quaint and quiet in some parts while others are rowdy and lively. Be prepared for days without much to do, but you should also prepare for days with insane traffic and police sirens coming from every direction. After a few seemingly long months, you will find your balance in “The City with No Limits”.

Valdosta, Georgia, is a small, southern town located just minutes from the Georgia-Florida state line. Valdosta has been cleverly named “Titletown” due to the many championship titles the local high schools and colleges have won over time. Of those many titles, the majority of them are for football state championships, particularly by either of the two high schools in the area.

When Valdosta State’s college students return home for summer, Valdosta is a quiet and peaceful town. However, when students return for classes resuming in August, the bars, restaurants, and shops are filled with people. The roads become very busy and congested, and traffic is a nightmare. I enjoy living here, but sometimes, I wish it weren’t so full of young adults.

Valdosta, Georgia, is a quaint college town. There are a number of hidden gems worth visiting in town, including coffee shops, niche boutiques, and the campus of Valdosta State University. The city is close to the Florida border, and it could be easily overlooked from the interstate. Valdosta is a place worth visiting on your next Florida trip.

Rachael, says: 2020

If anyone moves to Valdosta, they should know the military base. There is a lot of traffic during the week around 7a. m and four PM It is important to choose a place that is away from base to void unnecessary traffic. However, it is cheaper to live closer to the base.

Elizabeth, says: 2020

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