Warner Robins, Georgia

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Warner Robins is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia, located primarily in Houston County with a small portion in Peach County. The city has its own metropolitan statistical area (Warner Robins metropolitan area). As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 48,804.



The city was originally named York and, later, Wellston, which was little more than a train stop for local farmers.[citation needed] During World War II, to gain a military base, the town agreed to change its name in honor of Brigadier General Augustine Warner Robins.[citation needed] The base was originally an Army Air Corps repair depot named Wellston Army Air Corps Air Depot.[citation needed] When the U.S. Air Force was founded in 1947, the base was named Robins Air Force Base; the logistics headquarters was originally named the Warner Robins Air Materiel Area (WRAMA)[citation needed] and today is called the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center (WR-ALC). The base is the state's largest employer in one location; it has more than 25,000 personnel, mostly civil servants.[3]

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