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Best Places To Live In Big Island, VA

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  • Big Island, VA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 246
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Lexington, VA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,036
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  • Lynchburg, VA
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 78,755
  • Wow, who would expect to find a gourmet restaurant at reasonable prices in the old bus station on 5th street. It's newly opened with a continuing flow of people coming and going. Everything was so
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  • Amherst, VA
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,519
78
  • Buchanan, VA
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,094
77
  • Buena Vista, VA
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,610
75
  • Timberlake, VA
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,127
75
  • Forest, VA
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,537
75
  • East Lexington, VA
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,130
73
  • Bedford, VA
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,543
72
  • Rustburg, VA
  • 23.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,145
71
  • Montvale, VA
  • 22.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 493
69
  • Glasgow, VA
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,221
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  • Madison Heights, VA
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,637

Listed above are the best places to live in Big Island, VA 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 - Big Island, VA, followed by the best places to live near Big Island, VA, sorted by Livability Score.

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