Georgia 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Georgia offers an appealing destination for active adults considering Georgia 55+ communities. Its two largest cities provide diverse living options: Atlanta, the state's capital and economic center, offers a bustling urban lifestyle with cultural amenities and job opportunities; and Augusta, known for its historic charm and scenic riverfront, provides a quieter, more relaxed atmosphere. Georgia's varied landscapes, including mountains, coastal areas, and a warm climate, make it an attractive place to buy a home for those seeking a diverse and comfortable retirement location with a range of lifestyle options.

Georgia offers an appealing destination for active adults considering Georgia 55+ communities. Its two largest cities provide diverse living options: Atlanta, the state's capital and economic center, offers a bustling urban lifestyle with cultural amenities and job opportunities; and Augusta, known for its historic charm and scenic riverfront, provides a quieter, more relaxed atmosphere. Georgia's varied landscapes, including mountains, coastal areas, and a warm climate, make it an attractive place to buy a home for those seeking a diverse and comfortable retirement location with a range of lifestyle options.

Georgia Climate & Geography

The largest state east of the Mississippi River, Georgia offers a unique landscape featuring everything from the Appalachian Mountains in the north to the coastal plains of the south. The humid subtropical climate brings hot summers and relatively mild winters. While Georgia is one of the leading states for frequency of tornadoes, they are rarely stronger than a F1. The whole state receives a moderate amount of precipitation varying from 45 inches per year in central Georgia to about 75 inches around the northeastern part of the state.

Atlanta is the capital of Georgia and is also the most populous city in the state. Most of the Georgia active adult communities are located around Atlanta. Bordered by Florida, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, and North Carolina, Georgia encompasses 59,425 square miles with 9.9 million residents.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment in Georgia

Georgia is rich with culture and history. The fourth state admitted to the Union, Georgia is also known as the Peach State. It is home to major fine art museums including the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, the Telfair Museum of Art in Savannah, and the Morris Museum of Art in Augusta. Atlanta is also home to many great performing theaters such as the Fox Theatre and the Woodruff Arts Center.

The state is also home to numerous universities and colleges that offer continuing education to Georgia active adults. The University of Georgia in Athens is the oldest public university in the country. The Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta is the world’s busiest passenger airport offering travel to almost any location around the world.

There are 48 state parks in Georgia providing endless opportunities for recreation for active adults who love the outdoors. Some of the most notable of these include Appalachian National Scenic Trail and the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area both near Atlanta. Both offer great hiking, camping, and fishing. Also in Atlanta is the Georgia Aquarium. This aquarium is the largest in the world with over 100,000 animals, 500 species, and 10 million gallons of both fresh and saltwater exhibits. 

Georgia Cost of Living & Taxes

The cost of living in Georgia is about on par with the national average. This state has a progressive tax structure with six groups and rates that range from one to six percent. The state sales tax on goods is four percent. Some municipalities may enforce a local sales tax however not all do. There is no sales tax on prescription drugs, approved medical devices, and food items for home use however there is an excise tax levied on alcohol, tobacco, and motor fuel. Property taxes are paid to the county in which the residence is located.

Healthcare in Georgia

Residents of 55+ communities in Georgia have a multitude of options for health care. The state is home to 151 general hospitals with 214 active physicians per 100,000 people. Four of Georgia's hospitals are nationally ranked while fourteen others met national standards for strong performance. Emory Hospital in Atlanta is one of the top hospitals in the country and specializes in cardiac care, neurosciences, and diagnostic radiology. Active adults are never too far from medical services in Georgia.


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130 communities near Georgia

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Sun City Peachtree - Griffin GA

Sun City Peachtree

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $600ks
  • 3387 Homes (23 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2007 - Present
  • 9 reviews
Cresswind at Lake Lanier - Gainesville, GA

Cresswind at Lake Lanier

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $800ks
  • 934 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2007 - 2020
  • 9 reviews
Del Webb at Lake Oconee - Greensboro, GA

Del Webb at Lake Oconee

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Mid $600ks
  • 866 Homes (17 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2007 - Present
  • 3 reviews
The Landings on Skidaway Island - Savannah, GA

The Landings on Skidaway Island

For Sale
  • Low $600ks - Mid $2Ms
  • 4422 Homes (53 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1970 - 2019
  • 3 reviews
Village at Deaton Creek - Hoschton, GA

Village at Deaton Creek

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $700ks
  • 1144 Homes (12 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2006 - 2015
  • 14 reviews
Soleil Laurel Canyon - Canton GA

Soleil Laurel Canyon

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Mid $600ks
  • 946 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2007 - 2023
  • 6 reviews
Cresswind Georgia at Twin Lakes - Hoschton, GA

Cresswind Georgia at Twin Lakes

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - Mid $700ks
  • 1300 Homes (4 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews
Del Webb at Chateau Elan - Braselton, GA

Del Webb Chateau Elan

For Sale
  • High $400ks - Mid $700ks
  • 784 Homes (14 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2018 - Present
  • No Reviews
The Fairways at Savannah Quarters - Pooler, GA

The Fairways at Savannah Quarters

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Mid $600ks
  • 80 Homes (2 for sale)
  • Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2008 - 2016
  • 5 reviews
Cresswind Peachtree City - Peachtree City GA

Cresswind Peachtree City

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - High $800ks
  • 650 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2016 - Present
  • 2 reviews
Soleil Belmont Park - Canton, GA

Soleil Belmont Park

For Sale
  • Low $600ks - High $800ks
  • 450 Homes (13 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2021 - 2022
  • No Reviews
The Springs at Sterling on the Lake - Flowery Branch GA

The Springs

For Sale
  • Mid $500ks - Mid $500ks
  • 275 Homes (4 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2011 - 2021
  • 2 reviews
Villas at Winder - Winder, GA

Villas at Winder

For Sale
  • Mid $300ks - Mid $300ks
  • 232 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2005 - 2016
  • No Reviews
Timberbrook - Newnan, GA

Timberbrook

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - Low $500ks
  • 226 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2017 - Present
  • No Reviews
Promenade at Sawnee Village - Cumming, GA

Promenade at Sawnee Village

For Sale
  • Mid $600ks - Mid $800ks
  • 221 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2024 - Present
  • No Reviews
The Orchards of Brannon Oak Farms - Cumming, GA

The Orchards of Brannon Oak Farm

For Sale
  • High $500ks - High $700ks
  • 218 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2009 - 2014
  • 1 reviews

The Retreat at Sterling on the Lake

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $700ks
  • 214 Homes (13 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews
Echols Farm - Hiram GA

Echols Farm

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - High $500ks
  • 206 Homes (4 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews
Poplar Place - Dallas, GA

Poplar Place

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $400ks
  • 200 Homes (6 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2020 - Present
  • No Reviews

Lake Arrowhead

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - Low $700ks
  • 200 Homes (11 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2009 - Present
  • No Reviews
Overture Buckhead South - Atlanta, GA

Overture Buckhead South

For Rent
  • 1600s - 3700s
  • 190 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2017
  • No Reviews
Gatherings® at Herrington - Cumming GA

Herrington

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $600ks
  • 183 Homes (5 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2018 - Present
  • No Reviews
Spivey Village - Jonesboro, GA

Spivey Village

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $300ks
  • 182 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2003 - Present
  • No Reviews
Outlook Gwinnett - Buford, GA

Outlook Gwinnett

For Rent
  • 1600s - 2500s
  • 180 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2022 - 2023
  • No Reviews
Annabelle on Main - Duluth, GA

Annabelle on Main

For Rent
  • 1600s - 3100s
  • 180 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • Completed 2021
  • No Reviews
Everleigh Duluth - Duluth GA

Everleigh Duluth

For Rent
  • $1,600
  • 180 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews

Cottages of Woodstock

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Mid $400ks
  • 179 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2004 - 2013
  • No Reviews
Overture Barrett - Kennesaw, GA

Overture Barrett

For Rent
  • $1,901
  • 175 Apartments
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Unknown
  • 2016 - 2018
  • No Reviews
Stephens Point - Gainesville GA

Stephens Point

For Sale
  • Low $500ks - High $500ks
  • 174 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2020 - 2023
  • No Reviews
Brookhaven at Johns Creek - Johns Creek GA

Brookhaven at Johns Creek

For Sale
  • High $500ks - Low $1Ms
  • 173 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2008 - 2015
  • 1 reviews

$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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