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Best Places To Live In Blacksburg, VA

  • Blacksburg, VA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 43,973
  • Impressions from a Yankee: Nice college vibe, lovely little town. A block or two off the main drag the downtown disappears. Big box stores are pushed a few miles south to the next burg where the working
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • Fairlawn, VA
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,562
  • Prices Fork, VA
  • 1.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,308
  • Riner, VA
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 888
  • Pembroke, VA
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,078
  • Christiansburg, VA
  • 6.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,799
  • Pearisburg, VA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,714
  • Dublin, VA
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,674
  • Shawsville, VA
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,420
  • Belview, VA
  • 6.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,435
  • Draper, VA
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 352
  • Glenvar, VA
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,062
  • Pulaski, VA
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,918
  • Pulaski is a small town in the New River Valley (NRV) of Virginia. The NRV is the third most economically vibrant area in the state, behind Northern Virginia and Tidewater, and is the 14th highest
  • Elliston, VA
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,380
  • New Castle, VA
  • 25.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 166
  • Plum Creek, VA
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,428
  • Radford, VA
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,186
  • There's no diversity here...well, you have to search pretty hard at least. All culture/diversity is at the university. If there's an event worth noting it's usually at the school. There's a great music
  • Snowville, VA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 89
  • Merrimac, VA
  • 2.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,110
  • Belspring, VA
  • 10.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 173
  • New River, VA
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 389
  • Hiwassee, VA
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 193
  • Parrott, VA
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 505
  • Lafayette, VA
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 721

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

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