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Best Places To Live In Backus, MN

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  • Backus, MN
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 299
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score73
  • Breezy Point, MN
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,298
69
  • Walker, MN
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 962
65
  • Whipholt, MN
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 92
64
  • Jenkins, MN
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 391
64
  • Pine River, MN
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 808
63
  • Longville, MN
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 103
63
  • Manhattan Beach, MN
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 83
63
  • Chickamaw Beach, MN
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 132
63
  • Nevis, MN
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 402
62
  • Hackensack, MN
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 327
61
  • Crosslake, MN
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,835
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  • Pequot Lakes, MN
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,501
60
  • Nimrod, MN
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 98
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  • Akeley, MN
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 382

Listed above are the best places to live in Backus, MN for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Backus, MN, followed by the best places to live near Backus, MN, sorted by Livability Score.

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