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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.

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* Militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the military.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.

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

School Name Grade Type
Muscogee Youth Development Center
KG - 12 Public
New Mountain Hill Elementary School
PK - 4 Public
Blackmon Road Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Shaw High School
9 - 12 Public
Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy
PK - 5 Public
Marshall Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Fort Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Hardaway High School
9 - 12 Public
Double Churches Elementary School
PK - 5 Public
Rothschild Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Richards Middle School
6 - 8 Public
Muscogee Elementary School
PK - 5 Public
Area Military Banking

Military Banking Locations

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Navy Federal Credit Union Columbus

5550 Whittlesey Blvd Ste 820
Columbus, GA 31909

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Nearby Cities

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
Cusseta-Chattahoochee County 12.5 miles 11,846 $66,400 $1,212
Phenix City 9.4 miles 35,753 $124,100 $733
Smiths Station 12.9 miles 5,095 $134,500 $809
Ladonia 12.8 miles 2,947 $90,100 $647
Talbotton 22.9 miles 1,152 $55,000 $512
Waverly Hall 14.6 miles 1,032 $120,800 $955
Valley 27.2 miles 9,456 $82,900 $727
Hamilton 17.6 miles 982 $191,100 $943
Geneva 19.7 miles 89 $92,500 $0

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