SUMMERVILLE, SC (WCSC)- Summerville has been honored by CNN as one of the top 25 places to retire in the United States.
The news network ranked Summerville as the 24th best place in the country to retire, citing its history, charm, and affordable setting.
Albuquerque, New Mexico took the number one spot on the list.
Such accolades are not new for Summerville, which was deemed by medical experts in the late 19th century as being one of the best places in the world to treat lung and throat disorders.
Doctors credited the dry air and plethora of pine trees as the reason.
Copyright 2012 WCSC. All rights reserved.
Our crew at Live 5 News will continue to bring you pieces on all that Wonderful Charleston has to offer each last Thursday of the month. We'd love to hear suggestions of what you would like to see on Wonderful Charleston.
Thank you for visit us!