• New Residents

  • A Warm Welcome To New Residents

    Peach County is excited about the future. With progressive leadership, steady growth, warm and friendly people, quality schools and a skilled workforce, Peach County is poised to become one of the next growth hot spots in Georgia.

    We're glad you've discovered Peach County, an excellent place to meet people, learn new things and network for the future. A great place to call home!

    With an average temperature of 64.4 degrees and the sun shining brightly 66 percent of available daytime hours, there is much to be said about living, working, playing and raising a family in beautiful Peach County, Ga. It offers a certain quality of life found only in small towns throughout this great nation. Yet, it is also a diverse community, made up of individuals and families representing the many and varied cultures found throughout the world.

    Thank you for choosing Peach County. We hope your transition here will be a pleasant one!

    We have prepared this list of agencies and services you may need to get settled. We hope you find all the information you need here about your new community. If you don't, please don't hesitate to call us at 478-825-3733 or e-mail us at chamber@peachchamber.com.

  • Emergency Services Emergency Services

    Immediate access to emergency services for fire, Georgia State Patrol, police, sheriff and ambulance can is available by simply dialing 911. Non-emergency numbers for those agencies are as follows:

    Georgia State Patrol Post 15, Perry 478-988-6740
    Peach County Sheriff 478-825-8269
    Byron Police 478-956-2880
    Fort Valley Police 478-825-3383
    Peach County Fire Department 478-825-2536
    Byron Fire Department 478-956-3642
    Fort Valley Fire Department 478-825-5190
    Forest Fires 478-825-6793

    For all Peach County Government Offices, Departments and Services, please click here.

    Automobile Tags Automobile Tags

    New residents are required to purchase new tags for automobiles within 30 days of arrival. Needed information includes title or registration, lien-holder's name and address, insurance card and last tag receipt.

    The Peach County Tax Commissioner's Office (tag office) is located in the Peach County Courthouse on West Church Street in Fort Valley and can be reached at 478-825-3161 or online.

    Cable Television Services Cable Television Services

    Fort Valley: ComSouth 478-825-3626
    Byron: Cox Cable 478-953-8112

    Driver's License Driver's License

    Newcomers from out-of-state can obtain a Georgia driver's license from:

    Georgia Department of Driver Services
    198 Carl Vinson Pkwy., Warner Robins.

    Hours for testing are Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

    A current out-of-state driver's license and proof of Georgia residence, along with cash for fees are the requirements. More information can be obtained by calling 866-754-3687 Option 3 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. weekdays. CLICK HERE for more information.

    Utilities Utilities

    Four suppliers provide utilities in Peach County, depending upon location.

    Electricity, gas, water, sewerage and fiber are provided for the City of Fort Valley through the Fort Valley Utility Commission, 478-825-7701, 500 Anthoine Street, Fort Valley GA 31030. www.fvutil.com

    Electricity, gas, water and sewerage are provided by the City of Byron, 478-956-3600, 101 Murdock Lane, Byron, GA 31008. www.byronga.com

    Flint Energies is located at 1600 Elberta Rd. and 900 Hwy. 96 in Warner Robins and at 494 Perry Parkway in Perry, 800-342-3616. www.flintenergies.com

    Georgia Power is located at 908 Ball St., Perry , GA 31069. Residential 888-660-5890, commercial 888-655-5888. www.georgiapower.com

    Voter Registration Voter Registration

    The Board of Registrars is located at 205 West Church Street Suite 102 in Fort Valley and can be reached by calling 478-825-3514. You may also register by mail or when you renew or apply for your driver's license. CLICK HERE for voter registration form.

    Telephone Telephone

    Two providers serve Peach County, AT&T (formerly BellSouth) 800-626-9149 and Windstream (formerly Alltel) 800-501-1754. Establish AT&T service online at www.bellsouth.com. Establish Windstream service at www.windstream.com.

    High Speed Internet High Speed Internet

    Fort Valley AT&T (formerly BellSouth) DSL: 800-626-9149 

    Comsouth 478-825-3626

    Byron Windstream (formerly Alltel) DSL: 800-501-1754
    Cox Cable: 478-953-8112

    Newspapers Newspapers

    The Leader Tribune, weekly, 478-825-2432
    The Macon Telegraph, daily, 800-679-6397

    School Registration School Registration

    Contact the Peach County Board of Education at 523 Vineville Ave., Fort Valley, 478-825.5933 or online at www.peachschools.org. Registration requirements include the student's birth certificate, as well as current health and academic records.

    Post Office Post Office

    The Byron Post Office is located at 215 Ga. Hwy. 49 South in Byron and can be reached by calling 478-956-4808.

    The Fort Valley Post Office is located at 115 Anderson Ave. and can be reached by calling 478-825-5741.

    Post Offices are also located in:
    Marshallville 478-967-2680
    Perry 478-987-2038
    Centerville 478-953-4444
    Warner Robins 478-922-3121 and 478-922-1708

    Healthcare Providers Healthcare Providers

    Medical Center of Peach County, 1960 Hwy 247 Connector, Byron, GA 31008. 478-654-2000 www.peachregional.org.

    Peach County Health Department, 406 East Church St., Fort Valley, 478-825-6939; 200 Moseley Rd., Byron, 478-956-7679. Peach County Health Center offers specialized services including:

    • Women's Services
    • Children's Services
    • Medical Access Clinic
    • Public Health Services
    • Environmental Health Services
    • Wellness, Health and Fitness

    Library Services Library Services

    Peach Public Library System has two branches, 315 Martin Luther King Drive, Fort Valley, 478-825-1640, and 105 Church St., Byron, 478-956-2200. www.peach.public.libary.ga.us.

    Low Income Housing Low Income Housing

    Fort Valley Housing Authority, 201 West Church St., Suite B, Fort Valley, 478-825-5056

    Byron Housing Authority, 503 Boy Scout Rd., Byron, 478-956-3135

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