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Relocation Information



Relocating? Stressed?


Moving into a new area can be a little disorienting when it comes to setting up water, telephone, cable and other services. The following information is provided as a starting guide to making the transistion to the Albany and surround areas easier.  Do not hesitate to contact one of our agents, so that we may assist you in your move. 

Relocating out of Albany? Any of our agents can refer you to a RE/MAX agent in your new hometown. Just give us a call!

 

 

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UTILITIES
Dougherty County and Albany are served by the Georgia Power Company, Albany Water Gas & Light Commission, and Mitchell Electric Membership Cooperative. Lee County and Leesburg are served by Georgia Power and Sumter Electric Membership Cooperative. Electrical service depends on the location of your residence.

Albany Water, Gas & Light Commission
207 Pine Avenue
229.883.8330

A valid driver's license or three forms of identification, such as a social security card, certified copy of a birth certificate and another valid piece of identification are required when applying for service. There is an $18.00 non-refundable service charge.

Georgia Power
704 N. Westover Blvd.
229.436.3304

Mitchell EMC

5807 Newton Road
P.O. Box 3486
Albany, GA 31706

An initial deposit is not required if good credit has been previously established. There is an $18.00 service charge for residential service.

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EDUCATION
Students attending kindergarten must be five (5) years old on or before September 1, and first-graders must be six (6) on or before September 1. All students entering Georgia schools for the first time in any grade must show certificates of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, polio, whooping cough, diphtheria, and tetanus. Kindergartners and first graders must have birth certificates and have a recent ear, eye and dental examination. Second-graders and above should have their last report card. For additional information concerning public or private schools in the Dougherty/Lee County area, please contact the following:

Albany First United Methodist Preschool & Kindergarten
229.432.5512

Byne Memorial Baptist Church
313 Society Avenue 229.436.0168

Darsey Private School
1201 W. Oglethorpe Blvd. 229.436.5559

Deerfield Windsor School
2301 Stuart Avenue 229.435.1301

Dougherty County
Public School System
200 Pine Avenue 229.431.1264

Lee County
Public School System
126 Starksville Avenue North, Leesburg,GA
229.903.2100

St. Teresa School
417 Edgewood Lane 229.436.0134

Sherwood Christian Academy
1418 Old Pretoria Road 229.888.2277

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VOTER REGISTRATION
Residents of Albany may register to vote at the Governmental Building, 4th floor, 225 Pine Avenue, between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM daily, or at any public library during regular hours. Voter registration is also available at Darton College or Albany State University. When registering, please have available positive identification such as a driver's license. For voting information and motor voter registration, please call 431-3247.

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DRIVER'S LICENSE
A Georgia driver's license is required for all residents who drive in Georgia. A new resident has 30 days in which to obtain a Georgia driver's license. A Georgia Driver's Manual may be obtained from the Georgia State Patrol Station on 2062 Newton Rd in Albany, GA or may be found on the Internet. For further information, please call the Driver's License Division at 229.430.4251 (recorded message) 229.430.4258 (further information).