Retire in Toccoa, 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
8327
Median Househould Income
34047
Median Age
35.4
65 Years and Over
1320
Median Home Value
88900
Unemployed
589
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Harvest Habersham

I was absolutely blown away by my visit to Harvest Habersham. This restaurant is definitely a hidden gem, tucked into an adorable downtown in the small...

2. Java Station and Cafe

Thank you for providing great, fresh food in a town with very few options that don't require a deep fryer. Always stopping by if I have work in the Toccoa...

3. Shirley's Soul Food Cafe

Shirley is a long time friend and has alway been humble and very sweet. Her soul food is something I've been eating for years and is the BEST around!...

4. BJ's Family Restaurant

Family style restaurant. Brick walls nice touch. Pictures are old. Friendly. Had biscuits & gravy with grits and bacon. Large biscuits with a ton of gravy....

5. Bell's Hamburgers

Bell's is a Toccoa tradition, for a very good reason! The best of a great variety of foods. I've lived in Toccoa all my life and I've never had a single bad...

Golf
1. Legacy Lodge & Conference Center

My fiancé and I stayed at the legacy villas which is literally right down the road from the lodge and conference center. This was an impromptu little...

2. Cateechee Golf Club

From the very beginning, Cateechee's Event Coordinator, Mimsy Barfoot, was an absolute pleasure to work with during my wedding planning! She seemed just as...

3. TPC Sugarloaf

I am a resident who lives here and moved in when this neighborhood was first built back in 1997, so I'm gonna be speaking to those who are interested in...

4. Atlanta Golf Center

I have been coming to this driving range on average once a week for the past decade. My father used to bring me here when I was a kid, and when I picked the...

5. St Marlo Country Club

Very nice course and can't go wrong paying $37 with cart on a pristine golf course. The greens were all running true and fast.

Active
1. Panther Creek Recreation Area

This place is just a short drive from Atlanta - about 2 hours North. There is a parking spot where you could leave your car across the road from the trail...

2. Tallulah Gorge State Park

Stairs falls and bridges Tallulah Gorge State is an amazing geological wonder that is simply incredible. Two miles long and a thousand feet high, the...

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. Clarkesville Lanes

Great night out. Food was excellent and the service was great.

5. Mikell Camp & Conference Center

Watch out for the ghosts here: the Green Lady, the Wet Lady, and Old Man Gravel.

Arts
1. Habersham Hills Cinemas

It's perfect for me. It's about 4 miles from my house. Prices are standard and it's clean. Snacks are pricey but who cares... smuggle some slim jims in and...

2. Old Clarkesville Mill Art & Antiques

If you're looking for a walk down memory lane, this is the place! Huge warehouse full of the little treasures from the good 'ol days. If you have a vintage...

3. Currahee Vineyard and Winery

Beautiful scenery, nice people, and muscadine wine! Marvin and crew go out of their way to make sure you have a pleasant time. It's like hanging out with...

4. Grant Street Music Room

Great place for live music and karaoke! The staff are friendly and the food is surprisingly good and prices are great!

5. Toccoa Harvest Festival

THE TOCCOA HARVEST FESTIVAL! The Toccoa Harvest Festival takes place in downtown Toccoa in Stephens County during the last week of October. It is now in...

Shopping
1. Stewart Downtown Discount Drugs

These guys are so customer service orientated!!! I took all of my 81 year old mom's meds to them. They are blister packing them once a month for us in...

2. Gertie Mae's

Sherry Donnelly is an amazing florist and wedding director! Sherry was the florist and wedding director for my wedding at Glen Ella on April 17, 2010 and...

3. Old Clarkesville Mill Art & Antiques

If you're looking for a walk down memory lane, this is the place! Huge warehouse full of the little treasures from the good 'ol days. If you have a vintage...

4. Peace Pipe Vapors

Great people, great quality, knowledgeable staff, go above and beyond to help you out! I've tried other places and will never go back to another! Best ever!!

5. Cvs Pharmacy

Just visited this CVS looking for B12 complex. Molly in the pharmacy was very helpful, friendly & helpful. Would totally recommend.

Health
1. Aurora Falls Massage Studio

This studio is awesome! I started going to Kelly shortly after she opened and even though I have moved 2 hours away it is still worth the trip....

2. Weldon J Kenneth, DMD

Dr. Weldon and his staff are just fabulous. They were able to fit me in on short notice, and were prompt, friendly, and very reasonably priced. They also...

3. Clarkesville Salt Spa

This is the best place the staff is amazing. I suffer from Allergies after my visit I found great relief from the Halotherapy. Very clean and they have a...

4. Cornelia Dental

Not only did I call last minute to schedule an appointment, but I was also late. They worked me in and made things possible. The staff were extremely polite...

5. Rosmery Jimenez, LMT

I came to Georgia with the sole purpose of riding my bicycle in the mountains. After three days in the saddle, I often look for a massage therapist. While I...