Retirement can be a reward for a lifetime of hard work. A time for checking things off your life's "to-do" list, enjoying new experiences, making new friends, and spending time with the most important person in the world, yourself. Choosing the right setting for your retirement experience should be of the utmost importance.
Take a moment and see why Marion, LA could be the best choice you can make in regards to quality of living and making new and rewarding friends.
Marion, Louisiana has four seasons and many activities for each season. Average temperature for winter is 38F and the summer is 92F.
Louisiana is blessed with extensive surface water resources including miles of freshwater swamps, streams, bayous, rivers and lakes. Surface water resources in Louisiana are used for a wide variety of purposes including human consumption, agricultural irrigation, transportation, industrial processes, recreation, wildlife and so much more.
Marion is serviced by Union General as well as a variety of hospitals in Monroe and Ruston, Louisiana. Each facility provides excellent healthcare.
Marion also has a rural health clinic, CommuniHealth Clinic located at 335 Main St. Marion, LA 71260.
Marion is served by Pafford EMS and LifeCare is on standby 24/7.
Marion has local shopping and is also located within 30 minutes of the best shopping for antiques, home furnishings, or just bargain hunting. Our local shops are full of special items just waiting to be discovered by you!
Marion is the perfect setting for the retiree that wishes to start an entrepreneurial dream that has always been a burning desire.
Marion has one of the lowest cost of living with the average home costing well below the national average.
Marion is unique and rich in culture and diversity. Not only does the area boast of small town charm and friendly people, it affords residents a wide variety of recreational activities for the family. Marion is within 10 miles of Alabama Landing on the Ouachita River and within 15 miles of the D'Arbonne National Wildlife Refuge.
Ouachita River is rated as one of the most beautiful rivers in the state and has a long history of transporting pioneers to populate this parish during the early to mid 1800s. Union Parish is also blessed with one of Louisiana's finest state parks, Lake D'Arbonne State Park is located within 15 minutes of Marion. Lake D'Arbonne has something for for every member of the family. You can view images of Lake D'Arbonne here!
Hunters from all over the state of Louisiana and other states enjoy our busy hunting seasons. Hunting and fishing tour guides are available, Swimming, fishing, hunting, camping, walking, or horseback riding should suit any outdoor lifestyle. Motels and cabins are available.