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Where to Retire in Glen Allen and Home Prices

The area of Glen Allen was mostly rural farmland, but it is now a growing suburb of Richmond. According to Zillow, the median home value was $419,172 in early 2023. There are active adult communities in the area.

What Is Special about Glen Allen

Glen Allen is in a quiet and beautiful area.

What Is Not Special about Glen Allen

It is a very small community.  See comments from Sandie (below) for more negatives about this town.

Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature is 35 degrees and the average July temperature is 76 degrees.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

James River Cellars in Glen Allen is one of six wineries on the Heart of Virgina Wine Trail. The Cultural Arts Center presents programs and hosts outside arts organizations along with plays, musicals, dance and art education. The cultural center of Richmond is just a few miles away.


Glen Allen has a low crime rate.

Medical Facilities

Virginia Hospital and Health Care services Glen Allen.


Amtrak is about 10 miles away in Ashland, and the Richmond International Airport is 21 miles away.

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The Cultural Arts Center

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