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Best Places To Live In Banner Elk, NC

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  • Banner Elk, NC
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 1,256
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score77
  • Blowing Rock, NC
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,213
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  • Seven Devils, NC
  • 3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 279
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  • Boone, NC
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,241
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  • Spruce Pine, NC
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,211
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  • Cove Creek, NC
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,014
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  • Grandfather, NC
  • 4.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 60
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  • Beech Mountain, NC
  • 3.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 519
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  • Sugar Mountain, NC
  • 2.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 580
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  • Foscoe, NC
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,374
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  • Lenoir, NC
  • 25.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,956
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  • Valle Crucis, NC
  • 5.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 297
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  • Newland, NC
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 874
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  • Hunter, TN
  • 21.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,081
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  • Crossnore, NC
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 243
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  • Roan Mountain, TN
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,454
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  • Bakersville, NC
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 616
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  • Elk Park, NC
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 456

Listed above are the best places to live in Banner Elk, NC 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 - Banner Elk, NC, followed by the best places to live near Banner Elk, NC, sorted by Livability Score.

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