Monday, February 18, 2008

Retire to Selma, Alabama

The Selma and Dallas County area is a place of great charm, beauty and history. Just as patches of fabric in a hodgepodge of color can be transformed into a beautiful quilt, so the Selma of today displays a radiant and diverse personality. Its many festivals celebrate Selma's history from Civil War to Civil Rights. Its vintage architecture is a stunning composition of antebellum and Victorian homes and shops, comprising the largest historic district in Alabama.

Health Care: Vaughan Regional Medical Center is the sole community provider hospital in Selma.

Retirement Community: Vaughan Place Senior Living Community
1300 Old Orrville Road,36701, Selma,AL,

Climate: The Selma and Dallas County area has a great climate for business as well as pleasure. Rarely will the weather disrupt your work or play. In this part of the Sunbelt, the temperature is moderate and comfortable year-round. January temperatures average 50.9F, July temperatures average 81.8F. Average annual rainfall is under 50 inches and the growing season is 253 days (golfing season is even longer!)

Population: 20,512 (2000 census)

Transportation: Just 45 minutes from Selma, at the junction of U.S. Highway 80 and I-65, is Montgomery's Dannelly Field Airport. Dannelly is served by the Delta Connection and other airlines that connect easily with hubs in Atlanta, Nashville, Memphis and Charlotte.

Colleges: Concordia College,
Wallace Community College Selma

Selma is a city in and the county seat of Dallas County, Alabama, United States, located on the banks of the Alabama River.

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