MCLB Albany - On and Off Base Information

MCLB Albany Housing Information

MCLB Albany Housing and Information:

Location: The Marine Corp Logistic Base Albany is located in the southwest section of the state known as Plantation Trace in Albany, Georgia. Albany is approximately 3 hours south of Atlanta, 1.5 hours north of Tallahassee, Florida, and 2 hours east of Montgomery, Alabama. Macon, Columbus, and Valdosta are each approximately 1 hour away. It is not a military town, but has a large military retiree population in the surrounding communities.The weather is mild, the golf is great, and Southern hospitality is alive and well. 

Cost of Living: The cost of living is low.

Base Operator: 229-639-5000.

Area Population: Albany, GA has a population of 75,825.

Schools: Students living on the installation attend Dougherty County schools. The Dougherty County School System has 26 schools, 15 elementary, three of which are magnet schools: six middle school, one a magnet school and one offering an International Baccalaureate curriculum at the six grade level: four high school, one of which is a high honors magnet (a school within a school); and one alternative school. Call the MCCS School Liaison Office at 229-639-7497, (DSN) 312-567-7497.

Marine and Family Services:  Marine and Family Services, 229-639-5278/5252 DSN 229-639-5278/5252.

Housing: There is no waiting time for E1-E5 three bed rooms. To register for on base housing or for questions regarding your housing application status, contact the Military Housing Office at 229-639-5962.

The off-base housing market in the greater Albany area is reasonably priced compared to most areas: the median house price is$79,000-$125,000. The median rent is $850-$1400.

Base Location

814 Radford Blvd, Bldg 3600, Suite 20311
Albany, GA 31704