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Georgetown, 30 miles north of Austin, is a picturesque, small town break from the bustle of the capital city.

Nearby Lake Georgetown provides the necessary water sports and leisure activities.

The oldest college in Texas, Southwestern University, and the historic downtown center speak to the history and culture of the town.

Georgetown, Texas
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Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Georgetown ranks as one of the top retirement cities in the country, ranking high in water quality, taxes, crime and population density. Georgetown ranks low in age of population and natural hazards risk.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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