Welcome to Albany, GA
Nestled in the heart of southwest Georgia’s plantation country, Albany lives up to the reputation of Southern hospitality by providing guests with an array of metropolitan amenities while continuing to preserve the rich heritage and natural resources of the area.
The roots of history run deep in Albany. Plantations which once provided the Confederacy with cotton, indigo and corn have found new life as exclusive hunting preserves, earning Albany a reputation as the "Quail Capital of the World." Albany visitors will enjoy an educational and entertaining variety of local attractions and annual events which highlight their heritage, spanning the years from the settlement of the Creek Indians to the pivotal role Albany played in the Civil Rights Movement.
The cultural and retail center of southwest Georgia, Albany is home to an outstanding art museum, symphonic orchestra, live theater group and regional shopping mall, as well as one of only two accredited zoos in the state of Georgia. (Information provided by the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce)