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2022 Best Places to Retire in Fulton County

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  1. Sandy Springs

    City in Georgia,

    210 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love Sandy Springs. I moved here from downtown Atlanta and have lived here with my family for the last ten years. The nature and scenery here are beautiful, the people are nice, and its close....

    Read 210 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 108,180,

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  2. Johns Creek

    Suburb of Atlanta, GA,

    307 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Johns Creek is a beautiful, welcoming community that is perfect for families. There are a variety of places to eat, shop, and play! For example, one of my favorite places to go with my family growing....

    Read 307 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 84,551,

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  3. Roswell

    Town in Georgia,

    275 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have been living in Georgia since last October and I must say it's a very welcoming city. Not only is the city welcoming, but the atmosphere is breathtaking, especially during the fall and winter....

    Read 275 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 94,884,

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  4. Alpharetta

    Town in Georgia,

    338 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Other than traffic and noise, it is a wonderful place. You can escape the noise, but it is hard to escape the traffic congestion. Great schools, terrific shopping of all kinds, remarkably upbeat....

    Read 338 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 66,566,

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  5. Chattahoochee Hills

    Suburb of Atlanta, GA,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Where I live there is very little crime. Police are very concern about the that live in city. My son can play outside and I do not have to worry about his safety..

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 2,780,

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  6. Milton

    Suburb of Atlanta, GA,

    130 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love the atmosphere that surrounds the city! Milton is truly a unique place filled with many different contrasting people. Personally, I have lived here for just over a decade, and as a student,....

    Read 130 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 39,252,

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  7. Atlanta

    City in Georgia,

    1140 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says I have lived in Atlanta for my entire life. It's growing rapidly due to the film industry which means lots of new businesses and jobs are being created. There is always something new to do in the....

    Read 1140 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 497,642,

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  8. East Point

    Suburb of Atlanta, GA,

    87 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I bought a house in 2020 in East Point and have been blown away by the welcoming and diverse community here. Our neighbors are considerate and friendly. We enjoy the abundance of parks, walking....

    Read 87 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 35,031,

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  9. Hapeville

    Suburb of Atlanta, GA,

    30 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The location and immediate amenities are wonderful. I would give Hapeville five stars if residents, business owners and local government work closely together to maintain peace. Hapeville has a long....

    Read 30 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 6,576,

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  10. Fairburn

    Suburb of Atlanta, GA,

    113 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says My experience in Fairburn has been great! I support the local businesses in the area ranging from the restaurants, grocery store, gas stations, barbershop, gym, and the public library. What I like about Fairburn is the friendly atmosphere and the citizens of the city. It feels like a small family with extended members who you may not know personally, but from normal interactions,...What I would like to see for Fairburn is the mall to reopen. This would create more jobs and provide a reason for people to come further south of the airport, and could potentially bring more....

    Read 113 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Population: 15,956,

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  11. College Park

    Suburb of Atlanta, GA,

    67 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says One of the best places to live as a person of color in Atlanta! The community is strong and full of people across various cultures. The food choices are plentiful and there are various places for....

    Read 67 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Population: 14,479,

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  12. Union City

    Suburb of Atlanta, GA,

    80 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

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    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Population: 21,976,

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  13. Palmetto

    Suburb of Atlanta, GA,

    19 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says It's just the right amount of what you're looking for. Where everybody knows everybody .it's a small town with a big heart. And if you don't like our town you get the hell out stay the hell out!.

    Read 19 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C+,

    Population: 4,802,

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  14. Peachtree Heights East

    Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,158,

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  15. Arden/Habersham

    Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 184,

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  16. Wyngate

    Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love having all the sidewalks. I think we need more trashcans or doggie bag stations throughout though..

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 312,

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  17. Colonial Homes

    Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 203,

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  18. Peachtree Battle Alliance

    Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 1,585,

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  19. Kingswood

    Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 524,

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  20. Collier Hills North

    Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 576,

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  21. Brookhaven

    Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Overall, it is a nice place to live. For the most part, I have had friendly experiences with neighbors and others living in the area. Traffic isn't the greatest, but the same can be said for most....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 2,185,

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  22. Peachtree Heights West

    Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 4,059,

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  23. Castlewood

    Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 647,

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  24. Tuxedo Park

    Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Niche User says Great location with easy access to midtown, downtown, and highways to suburbs. Great local restaurnants, entertainment. Wonderful outdoor ampitheatre and public parks..

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 1,341,

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  25. Sherwood Forest

    Neighborhood in Atlanta, GA,

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 345,

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