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Jonesboro
Jonesboro
Georgia
23 reviews
3 out of 5 stars based on 23 ratings
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Jonesboro is a city in Clayton County, Georgia, United States. The population was 4,724 as of the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Clayton County. The city's name was originally spelled Jonesborough. During the Civil War, the final skirmish in the Atlanta Campaign was fought here south of Atlanta, cutting off the city and forcing the mayor of Atlanta to surrender at Marietta in early September 1864. The final fall of Atlanta in the Battle of Jonesborough ended up being a decisive point in the nation's history, propelling Abraham Lincoln to re-election two months later, and continuing the war until the Confederacy finally surrendered the following year.

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The different ethnicities and mixture of ages.
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From when I've been there people say hi and kids play outside.
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There are centers for Seniors to visit during the day.
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Community engagement by always having pot luck gatherings, different holidays parties and having events at the lake.

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How did Georgia earn the grade of A? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Georgia has a state sales tax of 4.00%. Of particular interest is that Georgia does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Georgia has an effective property tax rate of 0.93%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Georgia earned its state tax grade of A.

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