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Living a Golf Lifestyle in Peachtree City, Georgia

If you were wondering if  Peachtree City was good for the golfing lifestyle all you have to know is that this planned community  is famous for its golf cart oriented transportation system.  The development has numerous golf courses including Brealinn and Cannongate. It is about 25 miles south of Atlanta, Georgia.  It is not a 55+ community - it is for people of all ages - the median age is 37.5. The population was about 35,000 in 2008. Peachtree City is actually made up of 4 separate communities: Aberdeen, Braelinn, Glenloch and Kedron.  Each has its own shopping areas, recreational facilities, and elementary schools.

The city's amenities include four swimming pools, a soccer complex, an ALTA-approved tennis center, baseball, softball, and football fields, a 2,000-seat amphitheater, a BMX track, a senior center, a teen center, numerous parks and playgrounds, as well as the Kedron Fieldhouse and Acquatic Center.

Where to Retire in Peachtree City and Home Prices

Peachtree City is one of the wealthiest towns in Georgia with an average income over $80,000. Zillow reports the median home value to be $324,600 in mid-2018.

What is special about Peachtree City

CNN Money Magazine chose Peachtree City as one of the 100 best places to live in 2005. It is one of the largest and most successful planned communities in the world. Peachtree City is a designated Free Trade Zone. Peachtree City has every kind of amenity, including 3 golf courses and its own airfield. Check out this Youtube video about Peachtree City's golf cart culture. There is a monthly evening Farmers Market and a constant parade of other festivals.

What is not special about Peachtree City

Believe it or not, golf carts are often blamed for traffic congestion.

Climate and Physical Environment

The median January temperature is in the low 40's.  The median July temp is about 80.  Peachtree City is in mid-western Georgia.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater is the local center of culture. There is a continuing series of festivals and exhibitions throughout the year. The library is huge and modern.

Crime

The crime rate in Peachtree City is about 1/3 the national average.

Medical facilities

Fayette Community Hospital is 8 miles away.

Transportation

Many households own a golf cart (9000+ and more than any city in the world), which is used as an extra vehicle for local transportation. Many streets are designated for golf cart use. Peachtree City has its own airfield, Falcon Field, which is home to 165 aircraft.

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