This community is in a rural area with a low crime rate and a relaxed atmosphere. The hospital is located in the county seat. There is a county-wide consolidated school system. There is a local movie theater, swimming pools, parks, and public libraries. There is a summer recreation program for children and a new baseball complex. TheLake is about a mile from town and offers boating, skiing, fishing, and camping. The county is well known for deer and bird hunting. Active organizations include the Chamber of Commerce, Medical Foundation, and Ecomonic Development Foundation. There is a local dentist that runs a very up to date office and a local pharmacy. Additional amenities include a museum, art gallery, and restaurants.