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Best Places To Live In Georgia 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Brookhaven, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 51,567
  • Wow! I really love my home in Brookhaven, GA. The city has a certain charm about it. I really love how it merges the historical sites along with the modern day. It is really nice to take strolls down the
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  • Roswell, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 93,968
  • I have lived in the city of Roswell for the past six months. I find that it is a very pleasant place to live and the people are friendly overall. There is always something going on, therefore you will
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  • Vinings, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,816
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  • Peachtree Corners, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 41,268
  • After living in Peachtree Corners for almost all my life, I moved to Atlanta for a better career. The town is quaint and a delight to live in, but there aren't many jobs available unless you want to work
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  • Alpharetta, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 63,013
  • Alpharetta is exceptional on most standards. First, their school system, Fulton, is ranked the best school system in the state. Second, it is extremely safe, the standard of living is set very high and
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  • Macon-Bibb County, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 153,925
  • Living in Macon is a great option for those looking for a larger city south of Atlanta that still retains a small-town feel. I can always find something to do such as attending regular street parties,
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  • Evans, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 34,270
  • Only if you have lots of money to buy an overpriced home should you think of living here. The people just look at you and act like they hate to answer a simple question. Not sure if it is because they
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  • Johns Creek, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 82,930
  • I lived in John's Creek for about two years with a boyfriend when I was in my thirties. John's Creek is a decent city overall, in my opinion, and I will explain why here. John's Creek does have a few big
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  • St. Simons, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,480
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  • Mountain Park, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,580
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  • Braselton, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,409
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  • Woodstock, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,964
  • Perfect place to retire, raise a family, or just simply be. I have no real complaints, except that traffic is definitely getting more congested every few years or so. Thus, the secret is out and people
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  • Suwanee, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,001
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  • Peachtree City, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 34,988
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  • Wilmington Island, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,005
  • If ur low income like me people will LIE and get u kicked out the old rich people think all black people are criminals and do drugs yet I heard a rich white kid say he bought A WHOLE POUND OF WEED a guy
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  • Decatur, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,210
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  • Kennesaw, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,669
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  • Druid Hills, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,444
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  • Sandy Springs, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 102,212
  • I lived in the city of Sandy Springs, GA for four years, from 2004-2008. Sandy Springs is an affluent, mostly white suburb of Atlanta. The population of Sandy Springs is in the 80,000's. There are many
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  • Milton, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,755
  • The peach state has always been a [place that I enjoy. Georgia and its many cities have a been a second home for me as long as I could remember. Each city and town have its own type of magic and that
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  • North Druid Hills, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,331
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  • Canton, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,022
  • Got totally screwed by City of Canton on property 2016 tax exemption. Canton bills property tax separately from Cherokee County ad while I did the required paperwork for County and got the senior
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  • Skidaway Island, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,950
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  • North Decatur, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,652
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  • Fayetteville, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,780
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  • Dahlonega, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,196
  • Wow... when I saw this ranking I was like, ARE YOU KIDDING ME??? The issue is Dahlonega SHOULD BE a great place to live!!! It has the college, art community, gardening clubs, lots of freespace for fun
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  • Richmond Hill, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,501
  • Richmond Hill, Ga offers a great place to raise a family with most of the community events focused on the entire family. Visit Richmond Hill, Ga on Wikipedia for more details. Events include: 4th of
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  • Whitemarsh Island, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,922
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  • Cumming, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,740
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  • Tyrone, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,121
  • Tyrone Georgia offers a great quality of life with one of the lowest crime indexes on the South side of Metro Atlanta! Wonderful school systems, safe living environment, wonderful communities and home
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  • Jefferson, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,946
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  • Marietta, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 59,714
  • I have lived in and around Marietta my entire life. At 36 years old, I have seen just about every part of the city, but the most astonishing part of the city is the square. Marietta Square is the seat of
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  • Loganville, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,072
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  • Martinez, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 35,476
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  • McRae-Helena, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,763
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  • Dallas, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,622
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  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,127
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  • Dunwoody, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 48,128
  • Dunwoody, GA is a quiet place to live as I have been there for about seven years. It is on the outskirts of the inner city, making it an area where you can travel to the attractions of Atlanta and other
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  • Buford, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,927
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  • Flowery Branch, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,503
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  • Kingsland, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,411
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  • Glennville, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,137
  • Glennville is an awful town to live in, there are no activities, you have to drive to buy clothes, household goods. Basically it is a dying
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  • Bremen, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,257
  • Bremen has great schools, active park and recreation dept., wonderful library and more.We like the small town that is close to larger town
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  • Centerville, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,576
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  • Rincon, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,690
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  • Cartersville, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,169
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  • McDonough, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,086
  • Like Henry County's slogan, McDonough is "comfortably south of the center of big city Atlanta, only 30 miles away. ATL airport is even closer. Interstates connect you to everywhere (I-75 bisects
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  • Sugar Hill, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,889
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  • Acworth, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,824
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  • Gainesville, GA
  • (City)
  • Population: 37,906
  • I am from the city of Georgia and have lived in many of its cities. Georgia is one of the places where the feeling of home is heavy. The different cities have different charm and one city that is very

Georgia: Southern Charm

The inimitable combination of Southern charm, beautiful scenery and opportunities in a modern economy lure thousands of new residents to Georgia every year. From the antebellum homes in Savannah to the bustling metropolis of Atlanta and the rolling hills of southwest Georgia, the Peach State offers a glimpse into the past and a bold vision for the future. Along with top-rated universities and high-tech jobs, Georgia offers its more than 10.2 million residents a wide collection of cultural and recreational opportunities. You can relax on the beach of a barrier island, hike the Southern Appalachians, go sports crazy or explore history from Colonial America through the Civil War and beyond. If you a planning to live in Georgia, one of these top places might be the perfect spot for you.

One of the original 13 colonies, Georgia is bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and South Carolina. While Florida forms the southern boundary, Alabama is the state’s western border. Georgia shares its northern border with Tennessee and North Carolina. Georgia rises from the coastal plain in the southeast through the rolling hills of the Piedmont to the foothills of the Blue Ridge to the northwest. Along with the Chattahoochee River, lakes, rivers and streams crisscross the state. The picturesque scenery with its abundant wildlife creates a year-round outdoor sports paradise. Georgia has a humid, subtropical climate that produces hot summers and mild winters with temperatures warming slightly as you move from the mountains toward the coast. The weather is ideal for popular celebrations like the Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon and the Georgia Mountain Fair.

While the demand for housing in Atlanta, the state capital, causes higher prices, affordable homes are still available in a many of the city’s neighborhoods. Good deals can also be found in the numerous midsize and smaller communities that dot the landscape like Columbus, Athens and Augusta. Home to Coca-Cola and CNN, the Georgia economy features medicine, renewable energy and logistics industries. The state boasts a wide range of cultural attractions, including the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre and the Springer Opera House as well as the High and Telfair museums of art. National landmarks, beautifully landscaped parks, sandy beaches and other points of interest are all within a short drive. Along with the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, visit the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts, and places made famous by the Civil War and the novel “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.”

With the wide range of great cities and neighborhoods featuring exciting arts, cultural and food scenes, finding the best place to live in Georgia will not be easy. We can help get you started with our top choices for best places to call home. You can refine your search for the best place to live in Georgia by customizing the listings, such as population, cost of living and employment as well as by several other criteria and amenities, which match your lifestyle.