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Retirement Living in Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia - Georgia


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Area Description

Ranging in size from a few thousand in population to almost 75,000, the communities in middle Georgia have a rich history, deep agricultural roots, and a thriving music, shopping, and food scene. Often called the backroads of Georgia, this region has many untouched natural areas with an abundance of hunting, fishing, golfing, hiking, birding, and boating adventures. Dublin is one of the largest cities with a population of just under 50,000. Dublin, Georgia's only AARC certified retirement community, is home to five area golf courses, nearby nature preserves and is just a short drive to Savannah and Atlanta. Experience award winning dining, rich history and heritage, and downtown living. Theatre Dublin, built in 1934, is Dublin's oldest performing arts theatre, and the place to see live concerts, movies, plays, and many other performances. The Dublin Carnegie hosts specially curated revolving exhibits of local, regional, and state art. Explore downtown’s history and tour over 50 sites, including the site of Dr. Martin L. King's first public speech. Sidewalk access throughout downtown, and plentiful parks and pedestrian plazas make exploring enjoyable.
Carl Vinson VA Medical Center is located in Dublin, as well as full service Fairview Hospital, and a vast assortment of primary and specialty care physicians.
Dublin's accommodations range from locally owned Bed and breakfasts with true Southern charm to rustic cabins and camping, to modern hotels with all the amenities. Centrally located, it's a short day trip to national destinations like Savannah, Atlanta, and the beaches of the Golden Isles. Shopping and dining options are as vibrant as they are varied with locally owned boutiques, unique shops, nationally acclaimed local eateries,and corporate favorites.

Includes Cities/Towns: Cadwell, Dexter, Dublin, Dudley, East Dublin, Montrose, Rentz, Rockledge.

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   Minutes off of I-16, activities in Dublin include a walking tour of beautiful historic downtown Dublin, fishing, hunting, hiking, golfing, camping, bird watching, and boating. Bird watch, bike, and explore nature at River Bend WMA and Beaverdam WMA. Market on Madison hosts a First Friday Concert Series, farmers market, Pig in the Park BBQ Championship, and St. Patrick's Arts & Crafts Festival.Tee off at one of five golf courses or for indoor fun visit Shamrock Bowling Alley. Enjoy fresh gourmet coffee from My Coffee Shop and a stroll while shopping downtown's boutiques. Find your Irish during Dublin's six week long St. Patrick's Festival with over 40 different events for the whole family. Splash at Southern Pines Regional Park's splash pad and enjoy its an annual schedule of sports, events, and activities. Catch a play at Theatre Dublin, art at Dublin Carnegie, and history at Dublin-Laurens Museum & Cultural Center. Get lost in a corn maze at TroupCorn, get scared at Haunted Montrose, or believe during Theatre Dublin's annual performance of The Nutcracker. Take a Holiday Tour of Homes, ring in the New Year during the Shamrock Drop, or eat nationally acclaimed pizza at Deano's Italian.

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Dublin has a thriving arts scene with a varied annual program of events offered by Dublin-Laurens Art Council at Theatre Dublin including orchestra, plays, operas, classical music, and concerts. ArtDublin offers art classes, lectures, and exhibits at Dublin's two exhibit spaces, the Dublin Carnegie and Dublin-Laurens Museum & Cultural Center. The Dublin-Laurens Heritage Center in the Dublin-Laurens Library collects, preserves, and makes publicly accessible a wealth of genealogical records. The Dublin Historical Society offers a rich schedule of musical events, art galas, and history exhibits.

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Hartsfield International Airport is located two hours away. Dublin is centrally located with direct access to I-16. Taxi services, VA transportation, rental cars and shuttle transport services to nearby cities are available in Dublin.

Medical Facilities


Fairview Hospital with emergency center, air transport services, and surgical center.
Carl Vinson VA Medical Center
Hillcrest Medical Center

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  35.3  46.4  57.5  5.1 "
 Feb  37.2  49.6  62.1  4.4 "
 Mar  44.3  57.3  70.3  4.8 "
 Apr  50.1  64.0  78.0  3.2 "
 May  59.0  72.2  85.4  2.9 "
 Jun  67.0  79.1  91.2  4.3 "
 Jul  70.7  82.3  93.8  4.7 "
 Aug  69.6  81.0  92.3  4.6 "
 Sep  64.3  75.8  87.4  3.6 "
 Oct  52.3  65.4  78.4  2.7 "
 Nov  43.5  56.4  69.3  3.5 "
 Dec  36.8  48.5  60.2  3.7 "


Weather in Dublin is temperate and mild throughout the year with lots of sun making outdoor activities possible year round. Fall brings a bountiful variety of colors as the hardwoods begin to change. In spring, Dublin is alive with beautiful flowers and blooming shrubs. Winters are mild and perfect for hunting and golfing.

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Cost of Living for Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia, GA

Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia, Georgia cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Enjoy downtown living at Fred Roberts, which features 2 bedroom, 2 bath lofts with a gourmet kitchen. Moore Station Village is a multi generational planned community with landscaping services, walking trails and a stocked lake. Benton House offers just the right care for the residents who need a little extra help. A wide range of property management and realty companies can help find the perfect residence to rent, buy, or build. From land to historic homes, Dublin has affordable housing for every budget with a cost of living well below the state and national average. Other options include full care facilities like Shamrock Nursing and Rehab, Southland Healthcare and Rehab, and Emerald City Senior Care. Senior day care services and home nursing services are also available. The Carl Vincent VA Medical Center is home to many of our retired servicemen.

Senior Assistance in Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia, GA

Dublin, Laurens County, Georgia, Georgia offers the following assistance for seniors:


Dublin offers a wide variety of services for seniors, including a senior day care center, Meals on Wheels, home nursing and home assistance programs, the full range of elder care facilities ranging from in-home care to full time residential care, shopping services, and transportation. Senior activities such as day trips, bingo, and activities are also offered by the senior center.

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Dublin offers a vast array of volunteer and job opportunities. From the arts to business and community development, organizations in Laurens County welcome and encourage volunteerism. A diverse economy in Dublin means a strong and diverse offering of jobs. To stay active and give back, there are a score of civic and community organizations in Dublin for every interest.

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