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Retirement Living In Floyd County - Georgia

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Area Description

Floyd County has one of the most diverse ecosystems in the nation. We are also the premiere location for healthcare with a massive list of available care providers. Our schools are excellent and we have a strong sense of community. Not to mention our commitment to the arts and volunteering, we have something for everyone and anyone. From Cave Spring to Armuchee, and Rome to Lindale, there are various types of housing options, mostly suburban and rural suburban, that you can choose from. We also have quality senior residential centers and programs for seniors to get all the help they can while allowing them to have a degree of freedom to enjoy life to the fullest.

Includes Cities/Towns: Armuchee, Cave Spring, Coosa, Lindale, Mount Berry, Rome, Shannon, Silver Creek.

Region Characteristics

Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   Rome & Floyd County offer an endless amount of opportunities for outdoor living. With tons of outdoor hiking, running and walking trails, you can let your heart run wild among nature. We also have the Etowah water trail, where people can boat, paddleboard and kayak. The region has many parks and a large tennis community as well, especially in Rome.

Cultural Activities

As you can see, we have something for everyone in Rome & Floyd County. First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson was a huge advocate for the arts in Rome and surrounding areas and played a vital role in making our programs what they are today. We have festivals and antique shows, film festivals and museum tours, live orchestras and academic lectures at the local colleges.

Public transportation

In Rome, we have a variety of public transit options. From taxi, to shuttle, bus and senior transit, we'll get you where you need to go. We also have specialized paratransit for disabled or handicapped individuals.

Medical Facilities

Floyd Behavioral Health Center
Floyd Medical Center
Kindred Hospital Rome
VA Rome Clinic
Free Clinic of Rome,
Polk Medical Center,
Dr. Chad M. Wagner, MD,
Floyd Outpatient Surgery Center,
Redmond Regional Medical Center,
The Breast Center at Floyd,
Redmond Family Care Center at West Rome,
Quest Diagnostics Rome,
Floyd Medical Center ER,
Floyd Urgent Care Haney Lyn,
Coosa Diagnostic Center,
Floyd Emergency Medical Services,
Highland Rivers Center,
Home Instead Senior Care,
Floyd Urgent Care Summerville,
Northwest Georgia Public Health,
Floyd Primary Care, Dr. Christina Douglass,
Harbin Clinic Family Medicine Rome,
Da Vita Inc.,
Redmond Family Care at Garden Lakes,
Highland Rivers Mental Health Center,
Medical Foot Care Center,
Harbin Clinic Family Medicine Summerville,
DaVita Rome at Home,
PruittHealth - Shepherd Hills,
Redmond Family Care at Lindale.

Rome & Floyd County is one of the most diverse regions in terms of healthcare and offers everything from primary care to cancer treatment.

What Will The Climate And Weather Be Like If I Retire In Floyd County, Georgia?

For those of you that retire in Floyd County, you will have hotter temperatures than other areas of the USA.

Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the low 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 30's. Expect some rainy days in the winter.

If the weather in the spring is too cold for the outdoors, enjoy some indoor activities in Floyd County such as a movie, a visit to a museum, dining, nightlife or some shopping. Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the low 70's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 40's. Expect some rainy days in the spring.

Summertime in Floyd County is a great time to enjoy your retirement with a day at the lake, an outdoor concert, a local festival or other outdoor activity! Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the upper 70's and highs in the upper 80's. Nights are mild with lows in the upper 60's. Expect a lot of days above 90°. Humidity may feel uncomfortable. Expect some rainy days in the summer.

If you retire in Floyd County, you can look forward to fall weather activities such as biking on a bike path, hiking, enjoying a walking path and more! Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 40's. Expect some rainy days in the fall.

Monthly Temperature Ranges

 Month  Low  Avg  High
 Jan  30  41  52
 Feb  33  45  56
 Mar  39  52  65
 Apr  47  60  73
 May  56  68  81
 Jun  65  76  87
 Jul  69  79  90
 Aug  68  79  89
 Sep  61  72  84
 Oct  49  61  74
 Nov  39  52  64
 Dec  32  43  54

Monthly Average # of Hot and Cold Days

 Month  Days Greater Than 90 F°  Days Less Than 32 F°  Days Less Than 0 F°
 Jan  0  19  0
 Feb  0  14  0
 Mar  0  7  0
 Apr  0  1  0
 May  2  0  0
 Jun  10  0  0
 Jul  16  0  0
 Aug  14  0  0
 Sep  5  0  0
 Oct  0  2  0
 Nov  0  8  0
 Dec  0  17  0

Rain & Humidity

 Month  Rainfall  Rainy Days  Humidity
 Jan  5 "  9  31 %
 Feb  5 "  9  33 %
 Mar  5 "  9  39 %
 Apr  4 "  8  47 %
 May  4 "  8  57 %
 Jun  4 "  9  65 %
 Jul  5 "  9  69 %
 Aug  4 "  8  68 %
 Sep  4 "  7  62 %
 Oct  4 "  6  51 %
 Nov  5 "  8  42 %
 Dec  4 "  9  34 %


 Month  Snowfall  Snow On Ground Days  Snowy Days
 Jan  1 "  0  0
 Feb  0 "  0  0
 Mar  0 "  0  0
 Apr  0 "  0  0
 May  0 "  0  0
 Jun  0 "  0  0
 Jul  0 "  0  0
 Aug  0 "  0  0
 Sep  0 "  0  0
 Oct  0 "  0  0
 Nov  0 "  0  0
 Dec  0 "  0  0

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Cost of Living for Floyd County, GA

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

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Senior Housing Options

Rome & Floyd County has housing options for just about everyone, regardless of background. As whole we are a very close-knit community embodying the true sense of southern hospitality. From lofts in downtown to a more rural setting the options are many for those looking to retire or relocate to the our community.

Senior Assistance in Floyd County, GA

Floyd County, Georgia offers the following assistance for seniors:

Senior services in Rome are well developed as we have many options in relation to transportation and home care for the elderly. We also have a selection of assisted living and senior living communities around the city and county.

What Job or Volunteer Opportunities Does Floyd County Offer For Retirees?

There are tons of volunteer opportunities in Rome for seniors. From volunteering with visitor tours to various events throughout the year, and helping with many businesses and schools, there is something for everyone.

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