Phenix City is a community on the western banks of the Chattahoochee River across from the city of Columbus, Ga. Phenix City is a diverse community in central Alabama less than 40 miles east of the university town Auburn. Families will love living in homes for rent in Phenix City because of opportunities this large community has to offer. Spanning more than 24 square miles, Phenix City has urban, residential, historical and rural areas to meet anyone's needs.
Fun Facts for Future Renters
Phenix City is also known as Hub City because of its proximity to Columbus to the east.
The city sits in two counties - Lee and Russell - serving as the seat for Russell.
Originally starting as a Creek Native American settlement and then a trading post, Phenix City has had a long history before becoming the family-friendly city it is today.
The Phenix City Amphitheater, Phenix City Library and Central Activity Center are just a few of the cultural offerings the community has. There's also the Springer Opera House, the River Center for the Performing Arts, Coca-Cola Space Science Center and CSU Yancey Center at One Arsenal Place in Columbus, just over the bridge.