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Phenix City is a city in Russell County, in the Columbus metro area. (The community straddles Russell and Lee counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Phoenix Mills across the river
The latitude of Phenix City is 32.470N. The longitude is -85W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 243 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,444.
The community was long known as the spot where soldiers from nearby Fort Benning came to unwind
Sections below provide additional information and links about Phenix City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Russell County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Columbus area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36869 ZIP code.
4% of Phenix City residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Phenix City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Phenix City was $14,619, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Phenix City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Phenix City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $323. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $729.
Libraries in Phenix City include Phenix City-Russell County Public Library ... View libraries
Russell County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Phenix City political report.
The average commute time for Phenix City workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Phenix City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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