Austell : Georgia

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What it's Like to Retire in Austell

Austell is a small (7,000 people) but rapidly growing small town northeast of Atlanta. Six Flags Over Georgia is in the area.

Where to Retire in Austell and Home Prices

There are active adult communities in the area (see link at top right).
Average home prices in Austell were just under $100,000 in late 2013 (


What is special about Austell

6 Flags Over Georgia.

What is not special about Austell

Very small town in northwest Georgia.

Who will like retirement in Austell

People who want to get away from the bustle.

Local economy is driven by

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Climate and Physical Environment

Austell is west and a bit north of Atlanta. The average July high temperature is 89 and the average January low is 28. The wettest month is March (6").

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

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Crime in Austell has steadily declined over the last five years, and the crime rate is now slightly below the national average.


Medical facilities

Wellstar Cobb Hospital


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Valuable Links

Georgia retirement guide

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Facts about AUSTELL
  • State: GA
  • Environment: Rural,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 20,001-40,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Cost of Living Index: 91-100 (slightly below average)
  • Culture Index: 81-90 (low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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