Phenix City, Alabama

The City of Phenix, Alabama

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Phenix City is a city in Lee and Russell counties in the State of Alabama, and the county seat of Russell County. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city was 32,822.

Phenix City ilies immediately west across the Chatahoochie River from much larger Columbus, Georgia. Sometimes called Hub City, Phenix City is included in the Columbus, Georgia-Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area Columbus, Georgia metropolitan area, but a section is located in Lee County, and is, therefore, in the Auburn, Alabama metropolitan area in Alabama.

In 2007, BusinessWeek named Phenix City the nation’s #1 Best Affordable Suburb to raise a family.

Currently, the mayor is Eddie N. Lowe, the city’s first black mayor elected by the public. The city manager, who holds the task of organizational matters, is Wallace Hunter.

Phenix City is located at 32°28′22″N 85°1′12″W (32.472822, -85.020121). It is the easternmost settlement in the state of Alabama as well as the Central Time Zone, but it uses the Eastern Time Zone, due to the city’s proximity to the state of Georgia.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 24.8 square miles (64 km2), of which 24.6 square miles (64 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (0.61%) is water.

The climate in this area is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Phenix City has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated “Cfa” on climate maps.

Phenix City History

Phenix City is the county seat of Russell County and is located in East Alabama along the west bank of the Chattahoochee River, which separates the city from Columbus, Georgia. At one time nationally known for its rampant crime and corruption, the city has now evolved into Russell County’s largest metropolitan area.

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