Retire in Chiefland, FL

Livability Score
42
** 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
2301
Median Househould Income
19600
Median Age
38.2
65 Years and Over
325
Median Home Value
88600
Unemployed
156
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Bett's Big T

What more can be said about fresh vegetables as sides? Creamed corn- excellent. Greens and Lima beans made correctly: tender and flavorful, without...

2. BubbaQue's

Who wouldn't love "pig on a stick"?!? Good menu. Fun atmosphere. Nice variety of different sauces. Service very good (fast and friendly).

3. The Gathering Table

Awesome lunch buffet! Fresh, delicious homemade southern fare (fried chicken, fish, mashed potatoes, green beans, grits, etc) but what really impressed me...

4. ABC Pizza Restaurant

We loved this place! We were on vacation and craving pizza. ABC delivered! It's more like a local favorite than a big chain style. The Spanky Bread was...

5. Herry's Cafe

Great little restaurant!!! Staff is great!! The Cuban Sub is very delicious. But all food is good and reasonably priced. They also have very good daily...

Golf
1. Skyview Clubhouse

Beautiful club set on one of the highest points in florida right down the block from Ted williams house. Can't wait to go back

2. Citrus Hills Golf & Country Club

beautifully facility with the most amazing tiki bar you'll think your in a pacific island somewhere in between views of the golf course.

3. Ironwood Golf Course

Giving a more recent review to Ironwood! If you are looking for an unpretentious place to play golf in the area, Ironwood is your place! The small group...

4. Lakeside Links Golf Club

Great golf course, really starting to get back to where it used to be. If you haven't been here in a while it's definitely worth playing again!

5. Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club

Amazing course with replica holes from Augusta and St. Andrews. I was lucky enough to experience the course through a private event. The staff was...

Active
1. Manatee Springs State Park

This may have only been our second camping trip, but Manatee Springs State Park far surpassed our first camping trip! I really liked the layout of the...

2. O'Leno State Park

Well what can i say. This is the reason why i left s florida an moved to higg springs. This park is truly beautuful. Its 6 buck to enter for a car load. The...

3. Jonesville Park

The paved trail around the complex is amazing and makes for the perfect walk or run. Perfect for mommies with strollers! Tennis courts, frisbee golf,...

4. Devil's Den Pre-Historic Spring

I grew up in this small town of Williston and it wasn't until college that I actually swam at Devil's Den. It's absolutely amazing and would be considered a...

5. Blue Grotto Dive Resort

A group of us chose this place to come get our open water certification dives completed and glad we did. The grounds are very well kept and you can tell...

Arts
1. Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

Absolutely stunning! Very clean, very organized. Beautiful landscape to take great pictures. It is very nice to relax. Totally recommended it.

2. Priest Theater

Bought tickets in advance at Sheffield Hardware. Good thing because when we arrived Saturday afternoon there was a big yellow SOLD OUT sign in the ticket...

3. Cedar Keyhole Artist Co-op and Gallery

A lovely small gallery of original art jewelry, pottery etc, made by local craftsmen. A must do stop every time I go to Cedar Key.

4. Dakotah Vineyard

Such a cool place! Lovely gift and other wine-related items. Max, the proprietor was charming! Out back, a beautiful bird sanctuary. I bought 2 bottles...

5. Sun Country Sports Center

Great coaches, great atmosphere for kids!! All kinds of programs, martial arts, gymnastics, pool, tumbling.

Shopping
1. Complete Sleep & Furnishings

Great place! Friendly, knowledgeable staff got me in and out fast. Great pricing. Great inventory. This place made mattress shopping quick, easy, and...

2. Walmart Supercenter

I'm bored so thought I'd update my Wal-Mart post. Most often I am in and out fairly quick. Unlike my wife who needs panty hose, garden hose, and pretty...

3. Manatee Antiques

I've been coming here for years. It's always a must see when I travel to north Florida. The owner is very nice and they have a great selection.

4. Walgreens

When my insurance company asked me to switch to Walgreens I wasn't happy. But after a short time we love shopping there. Prices are not bad and with their...

5. Hibbett Sports

Nice little place. Cool stuff. Bought a few sports items from here. I wish they had just a few hockey items though. I wanted a Tampa Bay Lightning shirt the...

Health
1. Tioga Dental & Orthodontics

I returned to Tioga yesterday for my first dental visit there since my review of my March 2011 visit. (I had moved away and had seen another dentist.) I was...

2. Alachua Family Dentistry

How many people can say they love going to the dentist? Raise your hand if you are a patient of Dr. Shane's! He and his team have the best service of any...

3. Douglas M Adel, DDS

Went here in a pinch to get a wisdom tooth pulled. I didn't have insurance at the time but they were reasonably priced. I now have insurance and still use...

4. Heartland Rehabilitation Services At Chiefland

My wife and I were both prescribed by our doctors to take physical therapy at Heartland. We both got the same appointment times and were treated in a very...

5. Helen James-Storey, LMT

After an extremely stressful week, I requested a nuturing rejuvinating massage from Helen. I got what I asked for. Her manner is first of all professional,...