Local Government

Valdosta-Lowndes County has the high quality of life you expect from a small town, as well as many of the conveniences and activities you’ll traditionally find in much larger cities. From recreation to sports teams and from community theatre to shopping, Valdosta-Lowndes County has it and more. You can learn more about living in Valdosta-Lowndes County here.

City Council & County Commission
Municipal Utilities
Non-Municipal Utilities



The City of Valdosta is located 16 miles north of the Georgia-Florida state line along Interstate 75. The south border of Lowndes County meets the Georgia-Florida state line. We are within a few hours’ drive of major metropolitan areas, including Jacksonville, Atlanta, Orlando, Tallahassee and more.

County Seat

The city of Valdosta is the county seat of Lowndes County. Lowndes County is home to five municipalities, including: City of Hahira, City of Valdosta, City of Remerton, City of Lake Park, and City of Dasher.


Valdosta-Lowndes County’s finances have weathered the economic downturn better than many and you’ll find security in knowing our community can continue to invest in what makes us great. The County has maintained a solid AA- rating from Standard and Poor’s, carries very little debt, and has set aside conservative reserves.


Recognizing the Economic Importance of Manufacturing in Lowndes County¬†¬†
October 11, 2021
  Recognizing the Economic Importance of Manufacturing in Lowndes County     Valdosta, Georgia...
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Valdosta Ranked in Top 10 of U.S. Metros for Job Recovery
September 1, 2021
Valdosta Ranked in Top 10 of U.S. Metros for Job Recovery The Valdosta metro area...
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Gov. Kemp Applauds Bimbo QSR for Establishing Valdosta Food Processing Facility
April 27, 2021
Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Bimbo QSR, a subsidiary of...
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