Dallas : Georgia


What It Is Like to Retire in Dallas

Dallas is a suburb of about 10,000 people located just to the west of Atlanta. The town is home to battle sites from the American Civil War during 1864, with many of them being preserved, and is home to three schools of higher education. Photo of the confluence of the Etowah River and Pumpkinvine Creek courtesy of Wikipedia and Thomson200, photo of Silver Comet Trail in Dallas courtesy of Wikipedia and Kreeder13, Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0/

Where to Retire in Dallas and Home Prices

According to Zillow, the median home value in Dallas was $259,151 in mid-2021. There is at least 1 active adult community in Dallas (see link at left).

What Is Special about Dallas

Dallas is a small historic town located about 35 miles from downtown. In the early 2000's the town began to refurbish the downtown with a large courtyard, fountain and gazebo while preserving the historic downtown buildings. There are several parks located within Dallas, and it is part of the Silver Comet Trail which runs from Georgia to Alabama.

What Is Not Special about Dallas

The town may be too small for some, and it is not considered walkable or bikable.

Who Will Like Retirement in Dallas

Retirees who want to live in a small, historic, and college town not far from a large city (Atlanta), may enjoy living in Dallas. The price of real estate is lower than the national average, as is the crime rate. The Silver Comet Trail is a great place for walking and biking, and there is a public swimming pool and many parks within the town. Dallas offers health care facilities, with the nearest hospital just a few miles away.

Local Economy Is Driven by

Construction and education are the largest economic drivers in Dallas.

Climate and Physical Environment

January's average temperature is 45 degrees, with July's average at 76 degrees.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There are many restaurants in Dallas, and culturally, Dallas features ,useums, a performing arts theater, and art galleries.


Crime in Dallas is slightly below average.

Medical Facilities

WellStar Paulding Hospital services the area.


The nearest airport is Hatfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, about 45 miles away.

Valuable Links

The City of Dallas GA

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