Triple Crown Hometowns is a Retirement Development Partnership among Lowndes, Brooks and Lanier Counties, sponsored by local Chambers of Commerce. This website showcases each of these South Georgia Counties, highlighting their county seats, or as we refer to them, our "Jewels of the South," Valdosta, Quitman, Lakeland and their surrounding communities. Welcome to the South Georgia area, where reminders of a historic past can be found around most every corner and visions of progress are made into realities each day. A survivor of historic wars, South Georgia continues to show its strength, from preserving the area's history to consistently improving its economy. Among hometowns of strong leaders, community pride and a timeless spirit, you'll be sure to find a place to call your own. Choose from a colorful pallet of peaceful classic southern communities . . . from quaint towns to metropolitan areas. You'll find something unique in each of our hometowns.