National publication names Nacogdoches as top retirement city

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Nacogdoches has been chosen as a top retirement destination by Where to Retire.

The national retirement magazine has a circulation of 200,000 nationwide.

The First Town in Texas will be featured in the story "Eight Enticing Money-Saver Towns" in the magazine's August 23 edition.

Nacogdoches will be featured alongside seven other cities - Myrtle Beach, SC., Augusta, Ga., Huntsville, Ala., Paducah, Ky., Shreveport, La., Colorado Springs, Co., and Logan Utah.

"When you move to Nacogdoches, you get the best in small-town life, complete with a college, attractive downtown and a rich history," said Where to Retire Editor Mary Lu Abbot.

"Bargain housing prices, a low cost of living and no state income tax make this Texas town a retirement dream."

The magazine offers one free issue via its website,
Nacogdoches was one of the first three Go Texan Certified Retirement Communities, a program of the Texas Department of Agriculture.