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Warner Robins in Houston County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Flint Electric Membership Corporation

 
 
Flint Electric Membership Corporation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, September 15, 2012
1. Flint Electric Membership Corporation Marker
Inscription.  Flint Electric Membership Corporation provided electrical service to Wellston, Georgia in 1939. Population: about 43 people. In 1943, when the name was changed to Warner Robins, a major commitment was made by Flint EMC to serve the electrical needs of the community. Through the years Flint has taken an active part in the progressive development of the city and together the community and the cooperative have grown. Warner Robins is the largest incorporated area in the United States served by an electric cooperative.
 
Erected 1985 by Flint Electric Membership Corporation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Rural Electrification 💡 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1939.
 
Location. 32° 37.15′ N, 83° 36.417′ W. Marker is in Warner Robins, Georgia, in Houston County. Marker is at the intersection of Watson Boulevard (Georgia Route 247 Connector Road) and Myrtle Street, on the right when traveling west on Watson Boulevard. The marker stands in
Flint Electric Membership Corporation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, September 15, 2012
2. Flint Electric Membership Corporation Marker
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front of the Warner Robins Municipal Complex. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Watson Boulevard, Warner Robins GA 31093, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mildred's Country Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Butch" – University of Georgia's First Bulldog (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Fallen President (approx. 0.4 miles away); Warner Robins Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Caboose SOU X556 (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Jody Town Community (approx. 1.1 miles away); Boeing B-1B Lancer (approx. 2.2 miles away); 19th Air Refueling Wing Monument (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warner Robins.
 
Flint Electric Membership Corporation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, September 15, 2012
3. Flint Electric Membership Corporation Marker
The Warner Robins Municipal Complex is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 26, 2022