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Old 01-31-2019, 08:45 AM   #1
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Where do we all live?

I know some folk do not like doing this for fear the rest of us will make a bee line for their homes and somehow make their lives miserable, but personally I think it is harmless.

Please share if you are comfortable the County/parish, proximity and State where you live. I will go first to give all an idea on what to share.

We are in St. Johns County, in North East Florida, Close to the beach

We have been here 10 years. Were previously in The Eastern Caribbean (3 years, and before that in coastal Orange County California.
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Old 01-31-2019, 09:03 AM   #2
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Been living in rural Fostoria, Ohio (about 10 miles East of I-75) on a 10 acre farm. Kids went to a small local high school, and graduated 55 per class. We are about 1 hour South of Toledo/Lake Erie, and about 1.5 hours North of Columbus....really flat and boring landscape.

Hoping to head to Southern Kentucky when we FIRE.
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Old 01-31-2019, 09:08 AM   #3
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My family has lived in a small town in Jersey County Illinois for 8 years and lived for 33 years in a River town on the Mississippi near St Louis, Mo. My intent is to move to eastern Tennessee and enjoy retirement commuting between Tennessee and Florida. This is all subject to the wife's health and approval.
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We live in Ventura County California. We have been here 12 years and love it.
This is our retirement home.
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Old 01-31-2019, 09:23 AM   #5
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Been in Maryland my whole life, and just moved to Crownsville. It's a small town, very rural, mostly subdivided into large lots, and everybody's on well and septic, so that should keep the mass-market developers out for awhile. I'm not retired, yet, but could see myself sticking it out here well into retirement. The road I live on also connects two dead-end roads, so that cuts down on the traffic, as well.



It feels really rural and isolated, but is about 10 minutes from Annapolis, maybe 20 from Baltimore, and 30 or so from DC. When traffic cooperates, at least.
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Texas countryside... Nearest town (<1000) is ~20 mins away at highway speeds. That should pin it down pretty close.
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Old 01-31-2019, 09:54 AM   #12
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Phoenix for over 30 years but planning a move to Sedona AZ for the somewhat cooler climate and cleaner air.
Sedona, that seems to be some expensive real estate.
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