Location Profile

Americus, Georgia

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Facility Location
Americus, Georgia
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Americus, Georgia and is one of the region's top sources for care. With a history of care dating back to the 1900s, the facility has met its patients' needs for over a century. Each service offered by the provider features state-of-the-art equipment and the latest in diagnostics. There are over 50 beds and more than 100 medical professionals at the facility. The provider's services include primary care and specialty medicine such as heart health, pediatrics, and orthopedics.

Georgia Nurses Association is the state nursing association for Georgia and was founded in 1907. Since its founding, the association has been empowering nurses with leadership, excellence, advocacy, diversity, and service. They offer various resources and benefits for members who want to make a difference in their communities.

Community Overview

Offering a great mix of historical charm meets modern convenience, Americus is a city of around 18,000 people. It features good options for arts and culture as well as outdoor recreation.

Americus is a prime location for traveling through Georgia thanks to its proximity to the state capitol. The city sits in the middle of a triangle formed by the cities Albany, Georgia, Columbus, Georgia, and Macon, Georgia. While it has the feel of a small town, but as the home of Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus offers more than your typical small city. There's a full calendar of events all year, with options like the Taste of Sumter and the Pet Parade.

To learn more about Americus, please visit the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

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The Sumter County School District runs the public schools in the city. A primary school, an elementary school, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools are in the district. The district's student-to-teacher ratio is 14 to 1, much lower than the national ratio of 17 to 1. Students in Sumter County receive a thorough education in all subjects and are well-prepared for the workforce and higher education. The district even features a National Blue Ribbon winning middle school, and one of the high schools was recognized by the U.S. News and World Report's Best U.S. High Schools. There are also 2 private schools in Americus.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

The city has a range of shopping destinations located downtown and throughout the area. Browse the stores for unique gifts, clothing, antiques, furniture, and other treasures and you'll be surprised at what you'll find. Americus also features a Walmart, Belk, and Tractor Supply. Grocery stores in the area include Kroger, Food Lion, and Harveys Supermarket.

Finding things to do in Americus and the surrounding area is easy. You can attend a show at the historic Ryland Theater or watch college students perform at the GSW Fine Arts Theater. The Sumter Players are the local theatre troupe in the area, and they perform musicals and comedies for the public. For more heritage and history, visit the Drummer Boy Civil War Museum, a facility packed with Civil War memorabilia, artifacts, and weaponry. You can discover the legacy of the telephone at the Georgia Rural Telephone Museum, which features over 2,000 telephones, plus assorted historical displays. The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is a great place to learn about the 39th President of the United States. The site includes his boyhood farm, first campaign office, and hundreds of pieces of memorabilia with photos, documents, and historic pieces from his life.

If you're seeking adventure or just want to appreciate the great outdoors, you'll find plenty to enjoy in the area. Take a ride on the SAM Shoreline historic 1949 rail car along a scenic route or attend one of the rail company's special events. Pick the train up at the depot, then sit back and travel through beautiful  Southern Georgia, learning a bit of history along the way. Venture just 30 minutes away to Cordele, Georgia, and you'll be at the Georgia Veterans State Park, a perfect spot for a day out. The park spans 1,308 acres and is located on Lake Blackshear. In addition to offering fishing and boating activities, the park has a golf course and 4 miles of nature trails, plus an indoor/outdoor military museum.

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Crime Rate

Americus is safe for families and its crime has decreased by nearly 10% over the last year. The police department features 44 sworn officers who regularly engage in active prevention including patrol and community involvement.

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