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Alton, MO | 3 Review(s)

Retired 43 year old man, tried Florida, not our cup of tea. Lived in Alaska for many years, retired from Goverment in Ketchikan, Alaska where I ran the public transit system. Have found my shangra la in MO. Researched the entire USA on Sperlings for over three years before finding the Ozarks.


Life Stage: Retired
Occupation: Retired
Enjoys: Working on my 6.5 acres, clearing brush, landscaping on my Ford Tractor with a box blade


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Theodosia, MO

Heaven on earth. - 3/13/2010
We bought a cabin in village of Isabella, just over the Bulls Shoals lake bridge from Theodosia two miles.
The air and water quality the best in the USA. No industry, two lane roads. Norman Rockwell settings.
Almost zero mosquitos, no standing water. The lake is always flowing. The average age for Ozark county is 61, same as average temperature. We are moving down there in April and look forward to sitting on our deck and just breathing in the fragrance from God. Our Realtor, Don Smiley has lived there for many years and knows the area like the back of his hand. He is the consumate professioanl, accomodating before and after the sale.

His lovely wife Connie, who is a free lance artist does stunning work for Greeting card companies.
Her photos are breath taking. You can see her work at conniesmiley.com

The locals we have met so far, are warm, friendly, accepting of new comers.
I could live anywhere in the world, choose this area for a satisfying heathy retirement.

West Plains, MO

Air Quality only 43% - 5/22/2009
We choose to live in Alton, MO because of the air quality of 75%
The reason AQ in West Plains, MO is only 43 %
A company there makes charcoal and a very big polluter.
We love to shop in West Plains 32 miles West of us, would not live there because of the AQ.

Alton, MO

Like the USA in the 1950's
- 4/17/2007
If your looking for Mayberry this is it, simple lifestyle, people wave at you when passing in traffice. Good family values, quiet, serene.

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