Fort Benning

Columbus, Georgia

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Fort Benning is a United States Army base straddling the Alabama-Georgia border next to Columbus, Georgia. Fort Benning supports more than 120,000 active-duty military, family members, reserve component soldiers, retirees, and civilian employees on a daily basis. It is a power projection platform, and possesses the capability to deploy combat-ready forces by air, rail, and highway. Fort Benning is the home of the United States Army Maneuver Center of Excellence, the United States Army Armor School, United States Army Infantry School, the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (formerly known as the School of the Americas), elements of the 75th Ranger Regiment, 3rd Brigade Ð 3rd Infantry Division, and many other additional tenant units.

Population
198,247
Military Population
9,873
Avg. Home Price
$134,200
Avg. Monthly Rent
$826
*militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the mlitary *data based off of 2013 census data

Check Out These Schools In Your Area!

Private or Public? Distance or Quality? Will it be safe? Will the bus pick them up?

School Name Grade Address Type
Muscogee Youth Development Center
7700 Chattsworth Rd MIDLAND, GA 31820
Grade
KG - 12
School Type
Public
New Mountain Hill Elementary School
33 Mountain Hill Rd FORTSON, GA 31808
Grade
PK - 4
School Type
Public
Blackmon Road Middle School
7251 Blackmon Rd COLUMBUS, GA 31909
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
Shaw High School
7579 Raider Way COLUMBUS, GA 31909
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy
1400 1st Ave COLUMBUS, GA 31901
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
Marshall Middle School
1830 Shepherd Dr COLUMBUS, GA 31906
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
Fort Middle School
2900 Woodruff Farm Rd COLUMBUS, GA 31907
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
Hardaway High School
2901 College Dr COLUMBUS, GA 31906
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
Double Churches Elementary School
1213 Double Churches Rd COLUMBUS, GA 31904
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
Rothschild Middle School
1136 Hunt Ave COLUMBUS, GA 31907
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
Richards Middle School
2892 Edgewood Rd COLUMBUS, GA 31906
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
Muscogee Elementary School
3900 Baker Plaza Dr COLUMBUS, GA 31903
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
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Navy Federal Credit Union Columbus

5550 Whittlesey Blvd Ste 820
Columbus, GA 31909

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Cities Near Fort Benning

Not everyone wants to live as close to base as possible, check out these surrounding cities.

City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Distance
12.5 miles
Population
11,846
Avg. Home Price
$97,100
Avg. Rent
$1,212
Phenix City
9.4 miles
Distance
9.4 miles
Population
35,753
Avg. Home Price
$116,200
Avg. Rent
$733
Smiths Station
12.9 miles
Distance
12.9 miles
Population
5,095
Avg. Home Price
$108,200
Avg. Rent
$809
Ladonia
12.8 miles
Distance
12.8 miles
Population
2,947
Avg. Home Price
$94,600
Avg. Rent
$647
Talbotton
22.9 miles
Distance
22.9 miles
Population
1,152
Avg. Home Price
$56,000
Avg. Rent
$512
Waverly Hall
14.6 miles
Distance
14.6 miles
Population
1,032
Avg. Home Price
$106,900
Avg. Rent
$955
Valley
27.2 miles
Distance
27.2 miles
Population
9,456
Avg. Home Price
$79,400
Avg. Rent
$727
Hamilton
17.6 miles
Distance
17.6 miles
Population
982
Avg. Home Price
$205,400
Avg. Rent
$943
Geneva
19.7 miles
Distance
19.7 miles
Population
89
Avg. Home Price
$94,200
Avg. Rent
$0
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