Macon, Georgia, United States

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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Macon, officially Maconโ€“Bibb County, is a consolidated city-county in the U.S. state of Georgia. Macon lies near the state's geographic centre โ€” hence the city's nickname, "The Heart of Georgia".

Macon is the principal city of the Macon Metropolitan Statistical Area. Macon is also the largest city in the Macon-Warner Robins Combined Statistical Area (CSA), a larger trading area; the CSA abuts the Atlanta metropolitan area just to the north.

In a 2012 referendum, voters approved the consolidation of the governments of the City of Macon and Bibb County, thereby making Macon Georgia's fourth-largest city (just after Augusta). The two governments officially merged on January 1, 2014.

Macon is served by three interstate highways: I-16 (connecting the city to Savannah and coastal Georgia), I-75 (connecting the city with Atlanta to the north and Valdosta to the south), and I-475 (a city bypass highway).

The city has several institutions of higher education, as well as numerous museums and tourism sites. The area is served by Middle Georgia Regional Airport and Herbert Smart Downtown Airport.

Economy According to the 2010 Census, the median household income in the city was $28,366, as compared with the state average of $49,347. The median family income was $37,268. Full-time working males had a median income of $34,163 versus $28,082 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,010. About 24.1% of families and 30.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.6% of those under age 18 and 18.4% of those over 65.

Retail Malls include The Shoppes at River Crossing, Macon Mall, and Eisenhower Crossing. Traditional shopping centres are in the downtown area and Ingleside Village.

Military Robins Air Force Base, the largest single-site industrial complex in the state of Georgia, is just 10 miles south of Macon on Highway 247 next to the city of Warner Robins.

The headquarters of the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard is located in Macon.

Colleges and universities Approximately 30,000 college students live in the greater Macon area. โ€ข Central Georgia Technical College โ€ข Mercer University โ€ข Middle Georgia State University โ€ข Miller-Motte Technical College - satellite campus โ€ข Wesleyan College.

Macon, Georgia, United States 
<b>Macon, Georgia, United States</b>
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Macon was ranked #356 by the Nomad List which evaluates and ranks remote work hubs by cost, internet, fun and safety. Macon has a population of over 157,346 people. Macon also forms the centre of the wider Macon Metropolitan Area which has a population of over 233,802 people. It is also a part of the larger Macon-Warner Robins area. Macon is the #321 hipster city in the world, with a hipster score of 2.4454 according to the Hipster Index which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to the number of vegan eateries, coffee shops, tattoo studios, vintage boutiques, and record stores.

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Twin Towns, Sister Cities Macon has links with:

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ Elmina, Ghana ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Gwacheon, South Korea ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ Kaohsiung, Taiwan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต Kurobe, Japan ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Mรขcon, France ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บ Ulyanovsk, Russia
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Antipodal to Macon is: 96.33,-32.838

Locations Near: Macon -83.6705,32.8381

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Macon-Bibb -83.65,32.833 d: 2  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Warner Robins -83.633,32.6 d: 26.7  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Atlanta -84.383,33.733 d: 119.6  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Lawrenceville -83.983,33.95 d: 127  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Athens -83.377,33.957 d: 127.4  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Brookhaven -84.333,33.85 d: 128.3  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Newnan -84.815,33.371 d: 122  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Dunwoody -84.317,33.933 d: 135.8  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Sandy Springs -84.379,33.924 d: 137.5  

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Columbus -84.933,32.483 d: 124.6  

Antipodal to: Macon 96.33,-32.838

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Bunbury 115.637,-33.327 d: 18218  

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Mandurah 115.721,-32.529 d: 18202.5  

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Rockingham 115.717,-32.267 d: 18199.4  

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Wanneroo 115.803,-31.747 d: 18183.2  

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ City of Cockburn 115.833,-32.167 d: 18187.1  

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Vincent 115.834,-31.936 d: 18183.5  

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Perth 115.857,-31.953 d: 18181.6  

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Guildford 115.973,-31.9 d: 18169.9  

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Midland 116.01,-31.888 d: 18166.3  

๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Albany 117.867,-35.017 d: 18017.2  

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