Retire in Austell, GA

Livability Score
48
** 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
6944
Median Househould Income
45931
Median Age
35.3
65 Years and Over
488
Median Home Value
104500
Unemployed
498
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Bubba Mac's

Hubby and I went to this nice 'lil spot for lunch since we were out running errands. The outside does it NO JUSTICE! Once inside, you're greeted with...

2. Bar-B-Que Bobby

I've heard such great things about this spot that I drove from Alpharetta to Mableton and it did not disappoint. The pulled pork and links were fabulous....

3. Scott's Eats & Sweets

If you like Pho you have to give Scott's a try. Especially if you live on the west side of Atlanta. The service was fast and friendly. The cook (owner, I...

4. Giovanni's Restaurant

What a great lunch! We stopped in here after a trip to the pumpkin patch one afternoon. There were 4 of us and my 1 year old daughter. The food was...

5. El Solecito Mexican Grille

Ummmm go there!!! I had the Chorizo Con Huevo Torta. I don't know much. But I know when I want to gobble something down! The sandwich, at dainty and...

Golf
1. Governors Towne Club

The Spa at Governors Towne Club is everything that a spa should be: serene, relaxing, and luxurious. I haven't been to any other spa since moving to...

2. Marietta Golf Center

Two driving ranges, one putting green, sand pit. Great prices ($3.50/25, ~$9/75, etc.) too. It's secluded and surrounded by woods. A great place to focus.

3. Fox Creek Golf Club & Driving Range

Ya know what? I liked this place! It's not Augusta National, but damn cheap prices and the people there are very nice! They keep the place in great order....

4. West Pines Golf Club

A breakdown: Course Layout: 2.5 stars - Kind of a weird course - First, it plays much longer than the white tees of 5,600 yards - seems like every approach...

5. Wolf Creek Golf Club

What a great course. Tee boxes, fairways and greens are in perfect condition. The course is challenging but fair so pick your tee boxes carefully. The...

Active
1. Kennesaw Mountain

I love Georgia Parks. They are usually beautiful, full of wildlife and clean and this park certainly fit the bill. The trails are lined with tall trees...

2. Fit 4 Life Pilates

Fit 4 Life Pilates is new on the fitness scene in metro Atlanta, and already getting results for its clients! Having moved here in May, owner Donna Herbst...

3. Sweetwater Creek State Park

5 Stars for scenic views, trails following the creek, and options for different levels of activity. $5 per car is all it costs to have a most...

4. Stoddard's Range & Guns

Can't think of the a better place to spend time with some good friends. Thanks Charlie N for fixing my 10/22 sight!!

5. Silver Comet Trail

This place is awesome! Literally 90+ miles of well paved running/biking path stretching from ATL to Alabama. I've only been 17.5 miles in so far but the...

Arts
1. Terminal West

GREAT live music venue. Smaller than many, but very good sound and easy to get to bars, bathrooms, and food. EXCELLENT layout with the feel of an old train...

2. The Wine Cellars Wine Shop & Wine Bar

Upon arriving at the wine shop, the first thing to catch your eye is the location, which is a beautiful area to take a stroll and relax in downtown Smyrna....

3. NCG Marietta Cinemas

Great prices and great customer service. I love the free addition popcorn salts. No recliners but it's a clean theater and the seat backs do recline a bit....

4. Cascade Family Skating

Real cool to be in the same place where they filmed the movie "ATL". Good place for the whole family. The kid loved it there. Went back the next day while...

5. Corkscrews and Canvas

Be aware that you can buy affordable drinks (including soft drinks, since I do not drink, I was happy they had this very affordable option) because Marietta...

Shopping
1. Hobby Lobby

Crafting overload! Ready to buy some Christmas decorations... And I have a 40% off coupon.:) best decorations store around!

2. Pearle Vision

So my husband sat on his glasses and broke the thread that held his frames in. I called ahead to make sure that they would be able to repair them. They had...

3. Dollar General

Cool place. People are always friendly.

4. Kohl's

Beautiful store! It reminded me of being in a mall! I went to look for a light jacket for my daughter. I also had a gift card. I found a nice jacket for her...

5. Gamestop

Very impressed with the efficiency which they corrected the issue today. They even refunded some money because the price dropped. Excellent customer service.

Health
1. The Happiest Doulas

If you're looking for the most knowledgable, experienced, and yes, coolest doula in Atlanta, Cynthya is your woman. Cynthya helped me to have two...

2. Juice Me Too

DELICIOUS!!!!! FANTASTIC!!!! OH SO TASTY!!! Ordered today via uber eats and the food was amazing!!! They mean it when they say the food is made fresh to...

3. Tulman Eye Group

Dr. Tulman, in Lithia Springs, is the very best! You never have the feeling of being rushed during an appointment. His entire office is professional and...

4. 100% Chiropractic

My first time here was last month.. First let me say the staff is super friendly and they seem genuine about getting you the best care for your health. If...

5. Reverend Charlene Hicks

Charlene is phenomenal! Recently I've been uncertain and have had so many things going through my mind. Charlene answered all of my questions that I was...

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