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What Mount Airy is like for active adults
Mount Airy, located in northwest North Carolina, has a lot to attract active adults 55+. It has a vital downtown that attracts tourists and retirees. The town has 10,300 people, but almost 40,000 people live in the immediate area. Andy Griffith, who hails from here (Mount Airy was the inspiration for Mayberry), has a theatre named after him, the Andy Griffith Playhouse, which features regular community productions. The Downtown Cinema Theatre broadcasts a weekly bluegrass radio concert...
State: North Carolina
What Berea is like for active adults
Berea, Kentucky makes an unusual and historic retirement community for active adults. It is not only one of the fastest growing towns in America (estimated 73% growth from 2000 to 2010), but it is also one of the most unusual small towns in the south. The town was founded by abolitionist missionaries in 1853. They established Berea College, a coeducational institution which also became the only integrated college in the south for 40 years...
What Lakeland is like for active adults
Lakeland is a city of 94,000 in central Florida, east of Tampa with Orlando to its east. Lakeland is part of the Lakeland-Winterhaven Metro and growing fast, having grown 18% from 2000 to 2008. Florida Southern College with its enrollment of just under 2,000 is located in town...
What Yuma is like for active adults
Yuma, Arizona, located in the southwest corner of the state, is considered to be the sunniest and driest spot in the U.S. The sun shines 90% of the days each year, with just over 3 inches of rain annually, which makes it a popular winter destination for snowbirds. Yuma’s population was 95,429 (2012 census), but that number swells during the winter months...