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Why Retire in Austell, Georgia

Just imagine enjoying a relaxing retirement in Austell, GA, where you’re close to all the big city benefits of Atlanta while living in a homelike senior living campus among friends. Austell provides the perfect balance of features that make it an attractive place for older adults and their family and friends who come to visit. It’s the perfect location for active older adults who love to venture out of the city and enjoy scenic parks, historic sites, unique shopping, charming hospitality and so much more. Let’s explore more reasons why Austell, GA, should be at the top of your list of places to retire.

Convenient Location Near Atlanta

Austell, GA, is a great place to retire because it’s part of the Atlanta metro area and close to all that Atlanta has to offer, including entertainment, sporting events, concerts and cultural activities, as well as unique shopping and dining experiences. Located 15 miles west of Atlanta, Austell is a picturesque town in Cobb County that’s well connected with metropolitan Atlanta’s top-notch health care and transportation systems.

A Hotspot for the Over 65 Crowd

Retirees who live in Cobb County are in good company, because it’s a magnet for retirees who want to enjoy an active lifestyle among like-minded peers. In fact, more than 1 out of 10 residents are age 65 and older in Cobb County, according to Census Bureau data in 2022. Cobb County Senior Services provides a variety of services, including nutrition, education and recreation activities and programs for older adults. In addition to a Senior Wellness Center, the organization operates multiple neighborhood senior centers and multipurpose senior centers throughout the county.

High-Quality Health Care

Choosing a retirement community close to high-quality health care is important, whether care is needed now or you’re planning for potential needs in the future. If you or your spouse ever needed specialized care or treatment for a chronic condition, having convenient access to top-rated doctors and medical facilities is a must. Presbyterian Village Austell offers a full continuum of health services on campus and is conveniently located near WellStar Cobb Hospital.

Exciting Activities in Austell

Austell has a variety of activities and attractions for families and individuals, including shopping malls, museums, historic sites, wineries, craft fairs and more. If you’re a foodie, you’ll love discovering great restaurants and eateries in Austell, including the South Cobb Diner and Wallace Barbeque Restaurant.

An Abundance of Entertainment Nearby

You’ll never be bored when you retire in Austell, because the surrounding area offers endless opportunities for entertainment. Enjoy food trucks, farmers markets, outdoor concerts and more in Cobb County. Plus, the Cobb County Civic Center and Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre feature an array of concerts, comedy shows, theater shows and other performing arts events. 

Outdoor Recreation

Austell is an oasis for outdoor recreation, with many parks, bike trails and walking paths. Suggs Memorial Park Trail near Austell is an easy walking trail with a nearby disc golf course in the park. Dog lovers enjoy Sweetwater Dog Park, with special areas for small and large dogs to play. Golfers are drawn to the outstanding public and private golf courses in Cobb County, including Dogwood Golf Club in Austell. Many courses are open year-round (weather permitting), so you don’t have to take a break from working on your swing!

Grandkid-Friendly Attractions

With lots of parks, playgrounds and kid-friendly restaurants, Austell is a place where you’ll love entertaining the grandkids. Whether you’re planning a picnic in the park or spending the day at Six Flags Over Georgia or Six Flags White Water amusement parks, you can count on having tons of fun for the whole family!

A Retirement Community in Austell That Has It All

Presbyterian Village Austell is the only Life Plan Community (also known as Continuing Care Retirement Community or CCRC) in the area, which gives you true peace of mind and a solid plan for your future. When you retire in Austell, you’ll enjoy all the perks of carefree living and an amenity-rich lifestyle that brings joy and fulfillment to each day. To learn more about our active lifestyle and spacious Independent Living floor plans, please contact our senior living representatives today.