Florence : Kentucky

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What it's Like to Retire in Florence

Florence is a suburb south of Cincinatti with a population of about 30,000. It is somewhat famous for the "Florence Y'all" emblazoned water tower that is visible from I 75. (Photo above courtesy of Wikipedia and C. Matthew Curtin). The sign originally advertised the "Florence Mall", but when the sign was found to violate local signage regulations, a little paint made the conversion. The city is home to the Florence Freedom independent minor league baseball team, who play at Champion Window Field in Florence.


Where to Retire in Florence and Home Prices

There are subdivisions and neighborhoods where active adults might like.  Nearby Union is home to several such communities (see Active Adult Directory for KY under "Find a Community" above.)  The median price of a home in Florence in late 2013 was just under $220,000, according to City-data.com.


What is special about Florence

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What is not special about Florence

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Who will like retirement in Florence

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Climate and Physical Environment

Florence is located south of Cincinatti in northern Kentucky. The average January temp is about 30 and the average July temp in the mid to high 70's.


Restaurants & Cultural Scene

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The crime rate is slightly above the national average.


Medical facilities

St. Elizabeths Hospital serves Florence, and there are other hospitals in nearby Cincinatti.



I 75 runs through town. Cincinatti has a big airport.


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What people are saying about Florence

We\'ve been through Oregon and camped in Florence at the casino mentioned in this article many times. We\'ve always found Florence to be a delightful place to visit with a great river east of town. We think that the hot ticket would be to get a small home or RV lot 5-10 miles east of town where the fog wouldn\'t be as much of a factor but there was still access to the river. The old town is very nice with some excellent restaurants and cute shops. It\'s a friendly town near other wonderful coastal towns.
Posted by lauracornwell on February 22, 2017

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