Located 90 miles southwest of Atlanta on the Chattahoochee River, the Greater Columbus Region is a place like none other, surpassing the needs and expectations of its residents while fueling progress at the same time. It is a place where tri-cities – one in Georgia, two in Alabama – face each other in partnership across the river, and across the state line. It is a part of Metropolitan area comprised of Columbus-Auburn-Opelika. St. Francis Emory Healthcare is in the Heart of Columbus just 90 minutes southwest of Atlanta, approximately 45 minutes east of Auburn, Al, and 80 minutes east of Montgomery, Al.
Home to the longest urban whitewater rafting course in the world constructed on the Chattahoochee River, and - there are practically fifty parks; Flat Rock Park is a favorite spot for picnicking, disc golf, mountain-biking and cross-country running along with much more. Standing Boy Creek State Park is 1,579 acres of fun including swimming, boating, hunting, camping and great hiking trails. Within an hour's drive, you can get to some of the best hunting and fishing spots in the Southern United States. This is an area of the country where nature lovers will feel right at home