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Living a Cultural Center Lifestyle in Douglasville, Georgia

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Where to Retire in Douglasville and Home Prices

Zillow calls Douglasville a "Very Hot" market in early 2019, reporting the median home value to be $167,600, well below the national average.

What is special about Douglasville

Douglasville is only about 20 miles west of Atlanta, and offers several parks, (including Sweetwater State Park nearby), and has many activities and events. It also has a hospital, library, museum, and offers low housing costs.

What is not special about Douglasville

Douglasville is growing rapidly and traffic in the Atlanta area is never a good thing. The crime rate here is above the national average.

Climate and Physical Environment

January's average temperature is 43 degrees, with July's average at 79 degrees. On September 21, 2009, Douglas County was devastated by the worst flood in Georgia history. Over 18 inches (457mm) of rain fell in one night, destroying many roads and homes

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There are many restaurants in the surrounding area and Douglasville is host to events, festivals and activities throughout the year. The Parks and Recreation Dept. offers a lot of outdoor opportunities along with classes. For a plethora of cultural events, Atlanta is very close by.

Crime

The crime rate here is above the national average.

Medical facilities

WellStar Douglas Hospital is located here.

Transportation

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is about 25 miles away.

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