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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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
Fort Valley: ComSouth 478-825-3626
Byron: Cox Cable 478-953-8112
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.
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
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.
High Speed Internet
The Leader Tribune, weekly, 478-825-2432
The Macon Telegraph, daily, 800-679-6397
Contact the Peach County Board of Education at 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.
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:
Warner Robins 478-922-3121 and 478-922-1708
Medical Center of Peach County, 1960 Hwy 247 Connector, Byron, GA 31008. 478-654-2000 www.peachregional.org.
Peach County Health Department Fort Valley office: 478-825-6939; Byron office: 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
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
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