Valdosta is a city in and the county seat of Lowndes County, Georgia, United States. As of 2019, Valdosta had an estimated population of 56,457.Valdosta is the principal city of the Valdosta Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in 2010 had a population of 139,588. It includes Brooks County to the west.
Valdosta is the home of Valdosta State University, a regional university in the University System of Georgia with over 10,900 students. The football team at Valdosta High School has more wins than any other American high school.Valdosta is called the Azalea City, as the plant grows in profusion there. The city hosts an annual Azalea Festival in March.