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Living a Gated Community Lifestyle in Griffin, Georgia

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Where to Retire in Griffin and Home Prices

It is home to one of the largest master planned communities in the country, Peachtree City (see Griffin Active Communities" link at left).
The median home value in Griffin in late 2022 was $247,732 according to Zillow, a 27.6% increase over the past year.

What Is Special about Griffin

Small town in revival. Featured in the movie, Driving Miss Daisy. Historic downtown and home town of Doc Holliday.

What Is Not Special about Griffin

Not for people who don't like small towns.

Climate and Physical Environment

Griffin is in central Georgia, south of Atlanta.  The average July high temperature is 90 and the average January low is 32. The wettest month is July (5").

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Griffin is home to a Ballet Theatre, Choral Arts and Griffin School for the Arts; The town also has several parks, a reservoir for fishing, and golf courses. Several events and festivals are held throughout the year. Atlanta is just 25 miles north, which offers an almost endless list of things to do.


Crime in Griffin is nearly double the national average.

Medical Facilities

Spalding Regional Hospital serves Griffin. There are 3 other hospitals within 21 miles.


Griffin is close enough to Atlanta to enjoy that fabulous airport.

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