Welcome to

Albany, GA

Welcome to Albany

Welcome to Albany, Georgia, home to one of Procter and Gamble’s Paper Products sites. The Albany plant manufactures Bounty Paper Towels and Charmin Toilet Paper. The ever changing production environment provides employees with an opportunity to learn quickly and grow their technical and leadership capability.

Located in Southwest Georgia, Albany offers a number of different attractions including nearby festivals, great local restaurants, museums and outdoor activities. The plant also supports the surrounding community by providing employees with numerous volunteer opportunities and by being one of the top contributors to the United Way of SW Georgia Campaign.

Albany, GA

Albany is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia and the seat of Dougherty County. Located in southwest Georgia, it is the principal city of the Albany, Georgia metropolitan area. The population was 77,434 at the 2010 U.S. Census, making it the eighth-largest city in Georgia.

Consider Albany

The Albany plant and surrounding area provide a great place to both live and work. The plant offers a strong New to P&G Network (N2PG) for new hires 0-5 years with the company and offers First Friends to all new managers. The group holds trainings, networking events, and social activities, as well as arranges sporting leagues and additional volunteer activities outside of work. The group is an excellent support structure and friend base for any young professional.

The Albany plant also has a strong Affinity Group Network providing support to the various diversity groups that the plant employees make up. Each group holds trainings, provides networking opportunities, and has regular social activities to create a sense of community for those a long way from home.

Albany offers a variety of housing options for those with or without families. The sprawling communities and neighborhoods are perfect for those looking for privacy or those looking to be near local amenities. Other large national companies with manufacturing sites located in Albany have expanded the local diversity, bringing in new employees from all walks of life and geographical backgrounds.

Local Information

Nestled in southwest Georgia, Albany offers many outdoor activities for enthusiasts of all ages and all skill sets. Local bodies of water include both lakes and rivers for a variety of recreations. Other outdoor activities include road biking (great for beginners and advanced riders with low elevation changes and sweeping roads), running, and mountain biking. Festivals offer a great way to experience the famous fresh produce, local cuisine, and local wineries of the area. Families of all ages and single young adults can all experience the local culture year round.

  • The population of Albany was 77,434 at the 2010 U.S. Census, making it the eighth-largest city in Georgia with the Metropolitan Statistical Area having an estimated population of 157,308

  • Extremely affordable cost of living for the area as it has a 90.2 rating, well under the US baseline of 100

  • Located under 3 hours from Atlanta, Jacksonville, Panama City Beach, and Tallahassee for easy weekend getaways

Pick a Place to Live

New hires and transfers that live in this area are less than 15 miles away from the plant. Whether you’re interested in renting, building a new home or settling in an established neighborhood, there are quite a few options to choose from. This area provides quick access to the local mall, grocery stores within 5 minutes’ drive and many local restaurants.

With a population of 28,000 people and located 15 miles from the plant, Leesburg offers small town living but with big town amenities nearby. Leesburg offers great family living at an affordable price. Most Leesburg residents live within 10 miles (15 minutes) of the local mall and local restaurant epicenter.

Events and Attractions

Albany Area Arts Council

www.albanyartscouncil.org

Albany Civil Rights Institute

www.albanycivilrightsinstitute.org

Albany Museum of Art

www.albanymuseum.com

Albany Symphony Orchestra

www.albanysymphony.org

All-American Fun Park

www.allamericanfunpark.com

Chehaw Park & Zoo

www.chehaw.org

Doublegate Golf Country Club

www.doublegatecc.com

Flint Riverquarium

www.flintriverquarium.com

River Pointe Golf Club

www.riverpointegolfcourse.com

Still Pond Winery – Arlington, GA

stillpond.com

Stonebridge Golf & Country Club

www.stonebridgegcc.com

Theatre Albany

www.theatrealbany.com

Discover Albany Welcome Site

www.visitalbanyga.com

March

Albany Marathon and Half-Marathon

www.albanymarathon.com

International Cherry Blossom Festival

www.cherryblossom.com

Savannah St Patrick’s Day Event

www.savannahsaintpatricksday.com

April

Thomasville Rose Show & Festival

Fourth Friday and Saturday

May

Atlanta Jazz Festival

www.atlantafestivals.com

June

Tift Park Community Market

June - November

Facebook Page

July

Atlanta Peachtree Road Race

www.atlantatrackclub.org/2015-peachtree

September

Oktoberfest in Helen, GA

www.helenchamber.com

October

Georgia National Fair

georgianationalfair.com

November

Fantasy In Lights

November – January 1

www.callawaygardens.com

December

Victorian Christmas Festival

In Historic Downtown Thomasville, GA