Phenix City is located in Russell County in the state of Alabama, which is named after a mill Eagle and Phenix Mill that was in the area. Phenix City is about 1 miles NW of Columbus, GA, this is called the Columbus metropolitan area. You are able to view a few attractions such as: Lakeview Golf Course, Parkview Shopping Center, and Asbury Park Lake. In 2007, BusinessWeek named Phenix City the nation's #1 Best Affordable Suburb to raise a family.
Columbus, Georgia where the 22-mile paved walk on the Chattahoochee River begins. Columbus was established in 1828 by an act of the Georgia Legislature, as a trading post to strengthen the western border of Georgia. Columbus is the home of many things, including Aflac, Synovus, Total Systems (TSYS), and Carmike Cinemas, also was the last “frontier town” of the original Thirteen Colonies. Fort Benning, Military Reservation, a primary U.S. Army training facility and the major employer of the region, borders Columbus on the south and southeast. Development patents of the community have been significantly influenced by its presence.