Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, Rome is the largest city in Floyd County with a population of 36,303. Because of its proximity to nearby cities in Floyd County, Rome serves as the hub of healthcare, economy and social life in the region. Rome also boasts numerous historic homes and businesses with many having been listed on the National Registry of Historic Buildings.
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Historic places that are part of the national heritage! The city of Rome is home to extraordinary national heritage! The following places are registered as national historic places, Chieftains, Joseph Ford House, Myrtle Hill Cemetery and Rome Clock Tower.
Growth on home value! Rome is experiencing a 2.1% rise in home values this year, with a median home value of $102,100, and is expected to continue increasing at a similar rate in 2015. As a result of the increasing home values, buyers are able to receive instant equity when they purchase a property. The best deals can be had in neighborhoods like Silver Creek and Lindale.
Learn about local arts and culture! Take a step back in time to learn about the early history of the city with a visit to the Rome Area History Museum. For a walk through nature, head to the Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum.
Center for sports! Rome, Georgia is a home for sports and hosts numerous adventurous events. Not only does it have a minor league baseball team - the Rome Braves, but the city also has six golf courses like the challenging 18-hole, par 70 Stonebridge Golf Club.
Low taxation on real estate! Rome is amazingly attractive to investors because of its low taxation on real estate - about 10% less than other states! Neighborhoods like Glenwood and Shannon represent the best values for home buyers.
Delicious local cuisine! Start your culinary tour of the city with an early morning visit to Swift and Finch Coffee for a fresh baked muffin and a steaming cup of coffee. As you explore, have lunch at the Mellow Mushroom and be sure to try one of their delicious pizzas. Craving something sweet? Make a beeline straight for the Honey Moon Bakery for delicious pies, cookies, ice cream and more!
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