US News Likes Austin, But Loves Georgetown More!

Georgetown Square street

In its article titled,”10 Great Places to Retire, If You Can Afford It,” US News singled out Cape Cod, Hilton Head, San Diego and the big cities of New York and Washington, DC among its 10 Places. While all of the cities ranked above the national cost of living index of 100, The Austin, TX metro area is most affordable with a score of 105.

Here is what US News had to say:

“Austin, Texas. Located on the edge of the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Austin is known for the University of Texas, the state capital, and its world-class music scene. Georgetown, 30 miles north, features Victorian architecture, picturesque walking and biking trails, and the Center for Lifelong Learning at Southwestern University. Cost of living index: 105.”

Located just a half hour from Austin in the Texas hill country, Georgetown is a vibrant community and home to a diverse, growing population of all ages.

Other recent accolades for Georgetown include:

  • The Boston Globe Named Georgetown, Texas #1 Retirement Community
  • The Most Beautiful Town Square In Texas

With its restored Victorian architecture, brick sidewalks and the charm of antique street lamps, downtown Georgetown is a magnet for active adults attracted to outdoor dining with friends, theater, and specialty shops. Recently cited as the most beautiful downtown square in Texas, buildings are outlined in lights, celebrating their preservation.downtown-georgetown-300x187

Activities And Interests For Every Body…And Mind!

Active adults will enjoy many events here, while sharing them with family or friends. Southwestern University, a major educational institution dating back to 1873, provides lifetime learning opportunities as well as a constant flow of musical, art and literature events open to all residents. Georgetown parks and trails, recreational facilities, golf courses, tennis and all the wonders of our Texas landscape abound. Houses of worship of all faiths and fabulous medical facilities serve the spirit and body.

Find out more about Georgetown, its attractions, its residents and its home ownership opportunities at If you are interested in making Georgetown, TX your hometown, contact me, Virginia Lazenby.

Until next time,



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