Hoschton : Georgia


What It Is Like to Retire in Hoschton

Hoschton is a village of about 1600 people that is northwest of Atlanta and east of Buford. This is a very rural area but just off of I 85. Braselton is another nearby town of about the same size.  

Jackson County courthouse in Jefferson Photo of Jackson County Courthouse, located in Jefferson, Georgia, courtesy of Wikipedia and Calvin Beale (public domain); photo of Hoschton City Hall courtesy of Wikipedia and Hoschton Chris Pruitt, Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0/

Where to Retire in Hoschton and Home Prices

There are active adult communities in the area (see link at top left).
Zillow.com reports the median home value was $349,226 in early 2021.


What Is Special about Hoschton

Hoschton is a quiet and rural town, although good connections with I 85, and Atlanta is just 40 minutes away.


What Is Not Special about Hoschton

The town is very small, but the active adult communities are very appealing.


Who Will Like Retirement in Hoschton

Those who want a small town with a mild climate and low cost of living may enjoy living here.


Local Economy Is Driven by

Retail and Construction


Climate and Physical Environment

January's average temperature is about 40 degrees, with July's average at 78 degrees.


Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Hoschton has a few restaurants and shops.  The town hosts a couple of annual events and festivals and the Arts Council presents an Art Fest each year. You can easily get to Atlanta for the cultural scene.



Crime in Hoschton is about half the national average.

Medical Facilities

Barrow Regional Medical Center is in nearby Winder.



The nearest airport is in Atlanta about 35 miles from Hoschton.


Valuable Links

City of Hoschton

Hoschton on Wikipedia


What people are saying about Hoschton

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