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Overview

Introduction to Warner Robins, Georgia

Warner Robins, Georgia, in Houston county, is 15 miles S of Macon, Georgia and 90 miles SE of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is part of the Macon metropolitan statistical area.

Warner Robins History

The area now known as Warner Robins was initially just a train stop for local farmers. At that time, it was known as York. The name was later changed to Wellston. However, in order to obtain a large military base during World War II, the area was renamed Warner Robins in honor of Brigadier General Augustine Warner Robins. The city was hit by the devastating F4 tornado in April of 1953. Warner Robins is also nicknamed the "International City," due to its large number of residents from different nations.

Warner Robins and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Aviation
  • Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame
  • Ocmulgee National Monument
  • Wilkinson Lake
  • Sandy Run Golf Club
  • Lockerly Arboretum

Things To Do In Warner Robins

The Ocmulgee National Monument is an interesting site near the city of Warner Robins, showcasing exhibits from the time of the Ice-Age hunters to the Muscogee people. Other historic sites nearby include the Cannonball House & Museum, the Hay House, the Woodruff House and the Sidney Lanier Cottage. The Museum of Aviation at Robins Air Force Base, spread over an area of 43 acres, displays a variety of aircrafts and missiles. Watson Central Shopping Center, Robins Plaza Shopping Center, Williams Plaza Shopping Center and Houston Mall Shopping Center are also popular among shoppers. In addition, the city of Warner Robins hosts the Mossy Creek Barnyard Festival every October.

Warner Robins Transportation

Robins AFB Airport can be reached in a few minutes.

Warner Robins Higher Education

Middle Georgia Technical College is the local institute of higher education. Also nearby is Mercer University, Macon State College and the Central Georgia Technical College.

People

Total Population 72,520
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 9.5%
Employed Population 16+ 30,975
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 45.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.1%
Median Earnings25+ $31,689
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,439
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,044

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,433
% Above Poverty Level 76.9%
% Below Poverty Level 23.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31%
Median Gross Rent $840
Median House Value $110,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 50.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.5%
Irish 7.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Warner Robins Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles S of Macon, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles SE of Atlanta, Georgia
County Houston
Metro Area Macon
Standard Zip Codes 31088, 31093, 31098
P.O. Box Zip Codes 31095, 31099
Phone Area Codes 478
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.62
Longitude -83.611

Warner Robins Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MACON MIDDLE GA RGNL AP
Distance 4.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
Station BYRON EXPERIMENT STN
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station MILLEDGEVILLE
Distance 38.3 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 57 F
Apr Temp 46 to 77 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 48 to 77 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Warner Robins, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Robins A F B (31098)

South Base (31098)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Byron 4,818 $58,438
Centerville 7,519 $64,338
Fort Valley 9,192 $27,163
Jeffersonville 1,111 $30,313
Perry 14,991 $52,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Warner Robins Hospitals

HOUSTON MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
1601 WATSON BLVD
(478) 922-4281
Emergency Service: Yes

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Warner Robins High Schools

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HOUSTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
920 HIGHWAY 96
478-988-6340
Serves 2,178 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.6

WARNER ROBINS HIGH SCHOOL
401 SOUTH DAVIS DRIVE
478-929-7877
Serves 1,707 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.2

NORTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL
926 GREEN STREET
478-929-7858
Serves 1,675 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.5

ELBERTA OPEN CAMPUS HIGH SCHOOL
304 ELBERTA ROAD
478-929-7898
A Non-traditional School
Serves 118 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

HOUSTON COUNTY CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER
1311 CORDER ROAD
478-322-3280
Serves 65 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9

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