Georgia Retirement Information

Georgia has mild winters, architecture and restaurants that reflect plenty of Southern charm, and lots of world-class golf courses. Travelers have one of the largest airports in the nation, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International.

Lifestyle and standard of living are two reasons Georgia continues to attracts retirees. The state’s diverse population, the blend of city and country atmosphere, and the widely varying topography all contribute to a unique lifestyle and array of experiences.

Georgia’s moderate climate enables residents to live an outdoor lifestyle. Georgia’s landscape offers something for everyone, pristine beaches, wondrous forests, majestic mountains, and magnificent rivers and streams.

Georgia is also home to more than 60 state parks and a dozen national parks, including the world-famous Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Living In Georgia

The climate of Georgia is typical of a humid subtropical climate with most of the state having mild winters and hot summers. The moderate climate is both seasonal and variable according to topography .

Winter is characterized by mild temperatures and little snowfall around the state, with colder, snowier, and icier weather more likely across northern and central Georgia. Summer daytime temperatures in Georgia often exceed 90 degrees F . The state experiences widespread precipitation.

Tornadoes Regularly
Thunderstorms Yes
Hurricanes Yes
Earthquakes No
Wildfires Rare
Flooding Some along rivers
Tidal Surges Yes
Mud Slides None
Volcanoes None
Snow Yes
Freezing Rain Yes
Cold Winds Yes
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