Retire to St. Mary, Georgia

Retire to St. Mary’s Georgia and imagine walking along streets with white picket fences surrounding many of the landmarks in this town; enjoy a cup of tea on one of the many verandas; shop for antiques; dine at one of the many seafood restaurants; or walk along their white sandy beaches.

The coastal village remains one of Georgia's best kept secrets. A town rich in history, natural beauty and Southern hospitality, it is the gateway to the Cumberland Island National Seashore, the winter playground of the Carnegie family.

St. Marys itself and neighboring Kingston are today among the fastest growing small communities in the country, with more and more retirees discovering the challenging golf courses, mild winter climate and low cost of living. Just a short drive down I-95 is Jacksonville, with its many new shopping areas and excellent health care facilities.

This is what awaits you when you retire to St. Mary’s. In addition, you can visit many of the historic sights such as Orange Hall and House Museum; the 19th century churches, and waterfront homes, condos, and apartments. You can also visit the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge encompassing 402,000 acres of preserved land, and has remained one of the oldest swamp lands in the nation.

Visit the myriad of shops offering works by local artisans, as well as other treasures you can only find in historic. This village on the coast is a town rich in history, natural beauty and Southern hospitality. Add this lovely town to your list of places to retire. You won’t regret it!

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