Retire in Hiawassee, GA

Livability Score
50
** 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
930
Median Househould Income
31250
Median Age
61.2
65 Years and Over
410
Median Home Value
163700
Unemployed
16
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. The Happy Hawg BBQ

We loved it! Smoked turkey, fried corn, bbq beans, pulled pork, Cole slaw, and Mac 'n cheese. All delicious. Friendly and very helpful staff also.

2. Sit At Our Table

It just couldn't get better - food was great - biscuits were home made as is most of the food - puts competition to shame. Owens very friendly makes you...

3. Sadie Blue's BBQ

Delicious food - home cooked! Had the pulled pork sandwiches. A large amount of meat on bun. Loved the sauces. Also had the hashbrown casserole and green...

4. Bear Meadows Grill

Great great place to eat! Took us a few to find their new location but when we found it we were glad we did food was awesome, very nice staff really...

5. Dentons Groceries & Grill

Great little mountain diner - food was very good and the staff very friendly - lots of locals eating - a fav of mine for breakfast d:-)

Golf
1. Maggie Valley Club

Great course! Only had time to play the front 9 but will definitely come back for a full round. Challenging greens and a nice layout. Great, friendly,...

2. Chickasaw Point Golf Course

My wife and I played there on Saturday and enjoyed it so much, we came back for another round on Sunday. The course was in great shape, and a very good...

3. Currahee Club Clubhouse

Beautiful/majestic views from multiple elevated tees. An absolute gem in the rough hills of Georgia and well worth the drive. The course was in excellent...

4. Sequoyah National Golf Club

I love this course. Always in great shape. The elevation changes actually make it more fun. It's long and a bit on the difficult side. I'm a hack at best...

5. Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf

Friendly staff and well kept course. Fun event for date night or to play around with the kids. Loved reading the facts on the signs and listening to the...

Active
1. Lake Chatuge Recreation Area

Have been coming here for the past several years. We have a boat docked here year-round to enjoy. The lovely Lake Chatuge is settled between two states and...

2. Boundary Waters Resort & Marina

BEST port-a-potties on the face of the earth. Custom built for Boundary Waters. Forget the standard potties! Hit the johns by the docks at the back of the...

3. Spin Lite Cycling

Spin Lite is located in the North Georgia mountains in Hiawassee, GA. If you are looking to ride in the area, you must stop by this shop. They have...

4. Towns County Beach & Playground

Super fun well maintained lake beach area just across from the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds. Has plenty of shaded picnic areas for lunch. Two playgrounds on...

5. Mountain Water Sportd & Cycle Products

We called to reserve and the guy in the phone was great, gave us great pricing and was very helpful. We had to have everyone who was going to drive it go...

Arts
1. Crane Creek Vineyards

Views on views here at Crane Creek Vineyards. What a relaxing time to just unwined.. See what I did there? Probably not original but oh well. Me and a group...

2. Hightower Creek Vineyards

Small but not lacking in atmosphere and gorgeous setting. Had fun tasting and purchasing!!

3. Fieldstone Cinema's Six

We have visited Feildstone Cinemas about once a week ever since its opening day. The employees are never very friendly but the theater itself is so nice...

4. Forever And A Day

Hands down my favorite store for supplies, books, crystals, and advice! I am so excited to be moving closer so I can go shopping more often. The owners are...

5. Sun Star Customs

Sun Star Customs is the best Georgia home decor store I've seen. I really enjoyed the fact that it wasn't the same rustic southern 'cow horns and rag dolls'...

Shopping
1. The Loft Boutique

My mom had been talking this place up to me for a year (after she sent me the cutest dress from The Loft Boutique). I was NOT disappointed! There were women...

2. Sun Star Customs

Sun Star Customs is the best Georgia home decor store I've seen. I really enjoyed the fact that it wasn't the same rustic southern 'cow horns and rag dolls'...

3. AT&T Authorized Retailer

Sarah is awesome! She is very knowledgeable and friendly. Ask her for secret promotions.

4. Carol's Floral Creations

Called this florist on a Saturday afternoon about 3:15 with an urgent need for father's Day flowers. Even though the florist portion of her business was...

5. Hen's Nest

Not just kids clothing. A huge selection of jewelry & gifts and a large Christmas shop as well. Worth stopping in and checking it out.

Health
1. Branan Lodge At Wesley Mtn Village

Went here to look around here and I was very impressed. Beautiful scenery and comforting homes. This is a very nice community! Will be great for my...

2. Mountain Eye Care

What an amazing experience. Everyone and I mean everyone I had to deal with gave me the best customer service I've seen anywhere here in the mountains....

3. Putnam Richard W DDS

I've had Dr. Putnam as my dentist for nearly 8 years now. He's friendly, professional, and works out of the best facility in this area. His staff shares his...

4. Church Samuel L MD

This doctor is horrible. He owed my company money for over a year and we have him so much free products and training. He was completely rude and when it...

5. Union General Hospital

I arrived at 445 to get an xray that my doctor ordered. I then had to go to the emergency department to register. I then walked back to the radiology...