Retire in Centre, AL

Livability Score
41
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
3555
Median Househould Income
31201
Median Age
47.6
65 Years and Over
963
Median Home Value
98400
Unemployed
98
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Tony's Steak Barn

One of my favorite Steaks around! Great service and great atmosphere! Get there at 4 or prepare to wait!

2. Angie's Burger Shack

Love the burgers and tots! Don't be in a rush because the food is made to order. Icees are great too!

3. Pat's Perfection

WOW!!! What a great lunch! Rhonda had the salmon patty with fried okra and baby lima beans. I had the broasted chicken, which was so good and juicy, along...

4. Betty's Pancake Pantry

Solid local breakfast place. Betty and staff work hard to provide good quality at reasonable price. Cash only establishment. Our family comes here...

5. The Gridiron

This place is completely under-rated on most of the reviews. There are NOT a ton of sit-down Restaurants in the Leesburg/Centre/Cedar Bluff area.... But...

Golf
1. The Frog

It lives up to the hype. Being relatively new to Atlanta, almost every golfer over the past 2 years has told me "You've got to play the Frog" - I did and...

2. Stonebridge Golf Club

Pretty cool, low profile course. The "old fellas" are cool and funny to talk to. Overall a good and pleasant experience

3. Silver Lakes Golf Course

Part of Robert Trent Jones Trail..another spectacular course...27 holes, service, atmosphere, attention to detail...and this plac e was torn apart by a...

4. The Lion Golf Club

The Tavern is best kept secret around AND they just rolled out a new menu! EVERYTHING is freshly prepared and big portions! They have options for...

5. Canyon Ridge Golf Course

Must play for the area, course is on top of the mountain. Played from the blue tees, a good challenge. Course knowledge is required to shoot well so get the...

Active
1. Harmony Park Safari

We travelled to Huntsville for a quick getaway. I have seen Harmony Park a few times on signs while out recruiting. We were really excited about trying...

2. Little River Canyon Center

Another breathtaking example of the beauty to be found in Alabama. Little RIver Canyon is unique because it flows for most of its length atop Lookout...

3. Skydive Spaceland-Atlanta

This was on my wife's bucket list so I purchased two jump packages with the HD video and pictures for both of us. Sadly, my wife injured herself several...

4. Noccalula Falls Park & Campgrounds

This is a great place for families or just a day trip with friends. If you think you'll be coming more than one time, go ahead and buy a season pass. It's...

5. Paradise Garden

I saw signs on the side of the road into Summerville about this place--I did not know it existed before, but I remembered the name of Howard Finster as the...

Arts
1. The Spot Coffee Shop

What a great find! So happy we missed Exit 181 north where we were going to have a quick, boring Starbucks stop. And yes, there is one up the block that we...

2. Talladega Superspeedway

One of my favorite race tracks to go to. I love to camp on site to walk to the track. Just be very choosy as to where you camp with kids! We go almost every...

3. Schroeder's New Deli

Whenever I return to Rome from Atlanta, this is the first place I come over to grab myself some ice tea and nachos. Very at-home and cozy. Every time I...

4. Wills Creek Vineyards

Please don't go to an Alabama winery expecting Napa? I was here a few years ago and have had the wines since - Jahn Coppey is a formidable winemaker and a...

5. Paradise Garden

I saw signs on the side of the road into Summerville about this place--I did not know it existed before, but I remembered the name of Howard Finster as the...

Shopping
1. The Spot Coffee Shop

What a great find! So happy we missed Exit 181 north where we were going to have a quick, boring Starbucks stop. And yes, there is one up the block that we...

2. The Strand

Ok I have traveled many a mile. This is the best burger I have had. It is worth the drive and certainly has great onion rings. It is in an old time...

3. Physicians Apothecary

Love this pharmacy and the careful attention they provide for their patients! Wouldn't use anyone else for my pharmacy needs! From flu shots to hard to...

4. Ideal Flower Shop

Great florist! They will go out of their way to see you have the perfect arrangement.

5. Collinsville Trade Day No 1

Best outdoor flea market.

Health
1. Anniston Eye Clinic

Though I've moved to Birmingham I still drive to Anniston to see Dr. Wilczek. I like a doctor who is: an expert, treats her clients with importance, is...

2. Doctors Care PC

I have been using this doctor's office most of my life, and over the years I've had many experiences, most were good but some were bad. The staff is...

3. Sledge W Webb MD Faafp

Dr. Sledge is my G P physician and is excellent. Takes lots of time to thoroughly check everything and is great at setting up appointments with specialists...

4. Dabbs C Barry MD

VERY NICE MAN who was very professional. He was properly dressed to see a patient in a coat an tie-- who still does that? Not very many that I see. It was...

5. Sledge W Webb MD

Dr. Sledge is the nicest man and I'm glad he is my G.P. physician. He has called me at home after hours to check on me and prescribed medicine for poisoin...