Washington named as a top retirement location

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WITN) - The city of Washington has been selected as a top retirement location.

The city is profiled in a feature called "Eight cities on or near the beach," in the March-April 2019 issue of 'Where to Retire.'

The editor of the magazine says the coastal locations are attractive to retirees, detailing the ocean views and plenty of aquatic activities.

It says Washington is a charming historic district with a popular wharf near downtown.

Retirees in Washington bragged about the area's brilliant sunsets.

Each year, 700,000 Americans relocate to new towns to retire.