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- Vienna is located approximately 56 miles from Macon; 90 miles from Columbus; 98 miles from Valdosta; 132 miles from Atlanta; 180 miles from Savannah; 136 miles from Tallahassee, Florida; 200 miles from Jacksonville, Florida; and 307 miles from Orlando, Florida.
- Vienna is located adjacent to Interstate 75 in south central Georgia in Dooly County. Dooly County is a part of the state's Andersonville Trail, the Georgia Grown Trail: Hwy 41, and the Presidential Pathways Travel Region. Dooly County boasts the largest cotton production in the state and is a leader in annual peanut production. This diverse region of the south is home to large industries, small businesses, recreational and cultural opportunities, and the very best Southern Hospitality!
As a retirement location, Vienna is only two hours south of Atlanta. It offers a quiet small town atmosphere in easy reach of major metropolitan areas. With nearby Americus, Plains, Andersonville and Columbus, this area is rich with history and abounds with activity.
- Vienna has lovely restored structures, a quaint cotton museum (the official Georgia State Cotton Museum), Victorian style homes, snowy fields of cotton, an easier lifestyle and a fabulous fall festival (BIG PIG JIG®).
- Visit the restored 1891 Dooly County Courthouse located adjacent to the Square in beautiful Downtown Vienna.
- Vienna is home to the BIG PIG JIG®, Georgia's Barbeque Cooking Championship that includes: a parade, sidewalk art contest, local and nationally-known musical entertainment, children's games and activities, Taste of the Jig, and more than $21,500 in prize money for competitors. The contest draws 120+ cooking teams with entries of whole hog, shoulder or ribs plus Brunswick stew, barbeque sauce and chicken; over 10,000 spectators attend a variety of events through out BIG PIG JIG® week. The event requires more than 200 judges and 400 volunteers. Held in November, the event is Georgia's oldest, largest, and official barbeque championship.
- Vienna is home to the late Walter F. George, an American politician from the state of Georgia. He was a long-time Democratic United States Senator and was President pro tempore of the Senate from 1955 to 1957.
- The city's population is 12.5% college educated and 72.6% have a high school diploma or a GED.
- 44.8% of the city's population is married. The other 55.2% are single.
- The races making up the largest parts of the population are: Black or African American [68.8%], White [24.9%] and Hispanic [8.0%].
- The population of Vienna, GA is 4,011.
- 97.4% of people in Vienna, GA were born U.S. citizens, while 2.6% were born outside of the country.
- Of the city's population 45.5% are men and 54.5% are females.
- Vienna, GA has a poverty rate of 22.9%.
- As of the last census, the Vienna, GA unemployment rate of 11.9% was worse than the 7.9% national average.
- The median worker income in Vienna, GA is $20,033.
- The average worker works 39 hours a week in Vienna, GA.
- The break down for commute times in Vienna, GA is: 82.0% under 25 mins, 9.8% 25-45 mins, and 8.3% above 45 minutes.
- $934 a month is the typical owner cost for a home with a mortgage.
- In Vienna, GA 1975 is the median year when homes were built.
- Rentals are 37.3% of homes and 49.8% of homes are occupied by their owners.
- Homes have 6 rooms on average.