What It Is Like to Retire in PRINCE GEORGE

Prince George is a town and the county seat of Prince George County in Virginia. It is east of Petersburg and southeast of Richmond. It is rural but also close to the Chesapeake as well as the Rappahannock and Potomac Rivers. The area is booming as a retirement destination. Watch this short Youtube video prepared by Prince George Virginia:

Where to Retire in PRINCE GEORGE and Home Prices

According to Zillow, the median home value was $202,000 in early 2019.

What Is Special about PRINCE GEORGE

Prince George County is one of the fastest growing areas for retirement because of its beautiful location and ample recreational opportunities. Many in the DC metro would like to stay nearby for retirement, and this provides an affordable, interesting, and lower key option.

What Is Not Special about PRINCE GEORGE

There has been a lot of growth, which might be upsetting to some people.

Who Will Like Retirement in PRINCE GEORGE

Prince George is a small but growing town in a pretty setting and offers parks, hiking, and kayaking. There is a library, health care is nearby, and Richmond is nearby.

Local Economy Is Driven by

The diverse economy is driven by public administration, health care, and retail.

Climate and Physical Environment

Prince George is in northern Virginia near the Rappahannock and Potomac Rivers. The average July high temperature is 90 and the average January low is 23. The wettest month is July (4").

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Prince George has several parks with programs and outdoor recreation and features movies in the park, has a farmer's market, and offers several seasonal events including an annual kite festival; The Heritage Center is located on Courthouse square and and brings together centuries of artifact and stories about one of the most historic counties in Virginia; Richmond has a lot to offer culturally, and is only about 30 minutes away.


Crime rate is below the national average.


Medical Facilities

Hospitals are available in all the bigger towns like Petersburg and Fredericksburg, and the John Randolph Medical Center is in nearby Hopewell, about 10 miles away.


The nearest large airport is in Richmond about 25 miles away.

Valuable Links

Virginia state retirement guide

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