Roberta is a city in Crawford County, Georgia, United States. The population was 1,007 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Macon Metropolitan Statistical Area and is the birthplace of singer/songwriter Meiko.
Roberta City Hall
|Motto: A small town with a big heart|
Location in Crawford County and the state of Georgia
Roberta is located near the center of Crawford County at U.S. Route 80 passes through the city, leading east 26 miles (42 km) to Macon and west 69 miles (111 km) to Columbus.U.S. Route 341 crosses US 80 in the city center, leading north 27 miles (43 km) to Barnesville and southeast 27 miles (43 km) to Perry. (32.721283, -84.012512).
According to the United States Census Bureau, Roberta has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 1.11%, is water
The Crawford County School District holds grades pre-school to grade twelve, that consists of one elementary school, a middle school, and a high school. The district has 127 full-time teachers and over 2,090 students.
The city has a restored 1962 Seaboard Coastline caboose next to the railroad depot in the downtown area. The caboose wields a small history of Roberta's railroad heritage, and a memorial to employees of Southern Railroad. Also in the downtown block is the Benjamin Hawkins Monument, constructed in 1931, to remember Col. Benjamin Hawkins