Guide to the best small towns for retirement

Best Small Towns for Retirement

Retirement in a small town is a dream for hundreds of thousands of baby boomers. Usually that smalll town dream means tree-lined streets, comfortable homes with porches, and a walkable downtown that is the center of community life. Most of all small town retirement usually means a friendly environment where people know each other's names and genuinely care for one another - in good times and bad. Many of these small towns have active adult retirement communities built either in the town or nearby. This page will provide you with links to the Topretirement profiles of some of the best small towns that make ideal retirement commmunities. If you have ideas on small towns that we ought to include, please let us know at our Suggest a Community feature.

Note: See our related article from 2014: "5 Big Reasons Why Small Towns Make a Great Retirement"

Town Hall on Cape Cod
Cape Cod Retirement community

- Aiken South Carolina

- Beaufort North Carolina

- Beaufort South Carolina

- Brevard North_Carolina

- Bartlesville Oklahoma retirement

- Chatham Massachusetts retirement

- Cape May New Jersey retiremen

- Crossville Tennessee retirement

- Fairhope Alabama retirement

- Galena Illinois retirement

- Hattiesburg Mississippi retirement

- Holland Michigan retirement

- Homer Alaska retirement

- Hood River Oregon retirement

- Leesville Louisiana retirement

- Leonardtown Maryland

- Madison Connecticut retirement

- Mount Airy North Carolina small town retirement

- Murray Kentucky small town retirement

- Old Saybrook Connecticut retirement

- Ocean City NJ small town retirement

- Park City Utah retirement

- Peterborough New Hampshire small town retirement

- Pinehurst NC small town retirement

- Port Townsend Washington

- Summerville South Carolina retirement

- Sedona retirement

- Thomasville GA retirement

- Traverse City Michigan retirement

- Venice Florida retirement

- Waitsville Vermont retirement

Just click on the best big city community reviews above. Or to search by specific community attributes, use Find a Community. This page gives you a list of the best college town retirement communities, or this one for the best big cities to retire in.

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