|Type||Public community college|
|Students||3,100 (Fall 2021)|
|Campus||Urban (small town);|
1,000 acres (4 km²)
|Colors||Red and White|
|Affiliations||GJCAA (Region XVII)|
South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) is a Public community college in Americus, Georgia. It has a satellite campus in Cordele, Georgia. SGTC serves many neighboring counties including Macon, Sumter, Webster, and Crisp County.
South Georgia Technical College is located in the heart of Americus, Georgia. Originally SGTC was Air force training facility during World War I and World War II. The facility was known at the time as Souther Air Field (Souther Field). In fact Charles A. Lindbergh bought his first plane; (a Jenny) from Souther Field. Lindbergh was the first to fly from New York to Paris nonstop in "The Spirit of St. Louis" in 1927. Initially in 1948 the school was named South Georgia Trade and Vocational School, until the phrase "trade school" dropped in 1963. After the change the school was identified as South Georgia Technical and Vocational School. Furthermore, the school name changed once more as a result of 1988 a legislative act. Although the name did not become official until Governor Roy Barnes enacted the Educational Reform Bill on November 2, 2000. As of today SGTC offers many associate degree programs ranging from aviation to auto repair. New growth and development has accrued since Sparky Reeves  was appointed school President in 2004. Sparky Reeves is only the sixth person to hold the position.
South Georgia Technical College is located on the outskirts of Americus, in Sumter County, Georgia just southwest of interstate 75. The small town is a part of Sumter County Historic District, because of its history in railroad and technological advances during the mid-1800s. Thanks to local attorney Samuel H. Hawkins Americus was known as the Metropolis of Southwest Georgia because of its major cotton distribution. The college is 32 miles from the larger city of Albany, Georgia and approximately 2.5 hours away from the state's capital Atlanta.