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This page contains a list of the best places to retire in North Carolina. Click on the town to learn more about what is like to retire there. Below each retirement town is a list of the best 55+ and active adult communities in or near it. Have fun exploring!

Learn more about the best North Carolina active adult and 55+ communities by clicking on the town(s) below

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Brunswick Forest
Apex
Apex Active Communities
Asheville
Asheville Active Communities
Beaufort NC
Beaufort NC Active Communities
Black Mountain
Black Mountain Active Communities
Boone
Boone Active Communities
Brevard
Brevard Active Communities
Cary
Cary Active Communities
Chapel Hill
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Fearrington Village
Fearrington Village
Located near one of America's top college towns - Chapel Hill, NC - Fearrington Village is a planned community of nearly 2000 people, crafted by builder/developer Fitch Creations since 1976. Fearrington attracts a diverse mix of active retirees, prof.....
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Chapel Hill Active Communities
Charlotte
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Brightmore of South Charlotte
Brightmore of South Charlotte

However you define retirement living, Brightmore of South Charlotte, a full service retirement community located in the heart.....

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Charlotte Active Communities
Cornelius
Cornelius Active Communities
Durham
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Carolina Arbors
Carolina Arbors
Carolina Arbors by Del Webb is a new community that opened in 2013, located in the prestigious Brier Creek neighborhood in the center of the triangle of Durham, Raleigh and Chapel Hill.  Situated amid shopping, dining, golf, world-class sports a.....
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Durham Active Communities
Edenton
Edenton Active Communities
Elizabeth City
Elizabeth City Active Communities
Elkin
Elkin Active Communities
Fayetteville
Fayetteville Active Communities
Franklin
Franklin Active Communities
Garner
Garner Active Communities
Granite Falls
Granite Falls Active Communities
Greensboro
Greensboro Active Communities
Greenville
Greenville Active Communities
Hampstead
Hampstead Active Communities
Hayesville
Hayesville Active Communities
Hendersonville
Hendersonville Active Communities
Hertford
Hertford Active Communities
Hickory
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The Coves
The Coves

The Coves at Round Mountain is a master planned gated community in the beautiful North Carolina Mountains. Conveniently located just south of Blowi.....

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Hickory Active Communities
Holden Beach
Holden Beach Active Communities
Holly Springs
Holly Springs Active Communities
Lexington
Lexington Active Communities
Manteo
Manteo Active Communities
Matthews
Matthews Active Communities
Maysville
Maysville Active Communities
Mount Airy
Mount Airy Active Communities
Murphy
Murphy Active Communities
Nags Head
Nags Head Active Communities
New Bern
New Bern Active Communities
Ocean Isle Beach
Ocean Isle Beach Active Communities
Pinehurst Village
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Quail Haven Village
Quail Haven Village

Quail Haven Village, a continuing care retirement community in Pinehurst, North Carolina, has more than 28 years of experience pro.....

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Pinehurst Village Active Communities
Raleigh
Raleigh Active Communities
Sanford
Sanford Active Communities
Southern Pines
Southern Pines Active Communities
Southport
Southport Active Communities
Sunset Beach
Sunset Beach Active Communities
Tarboro
Tarboro Active Communities
Wake Forest
Wake Forest Active Communities
Waynesville
Waynesville Active Communities
Wilmington
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Brunswick Forest
Brunswick Forest
Brunswick Forest features a variety of real estate offerings including homes and home sites. We are centered around an active golf community lifestyle that attracts new families as well as empty-nesters, pre-retirement and retirees. We are just a sho.....
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Carolina Bay at Autumn Hall
Carolina Bay at Autumn Hall

You’ve worked hard to live well and just because your retired that doesn’t mean you’re ready to slow down. And now you don’.....

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Wilmington Active Communities
Winston-Salem
Winston-Salem Active Communities