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Best Places To Live In Blowing Rock, NC

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  • Blowing Rock, NC
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 1,213
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score74
  • Seven Devils, NC
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 279
73
  • Boone, NC
  • 5.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,241
73
  • Cedar Rock, NC
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 324
70
  • Hudson, NC
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,733
66
  • Cove Creek, NC
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,014
66
  • Grandfather, NC
  • 10.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 60
65
  • Banner Elk, NC
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,256
65
  • Beech Mountain, NC
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 519
64
  • Sugar Mountain, NC
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 580
64
  • Cajah's Mountain, NC
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,752
63
  • Foscoe, NC
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,374
63
  • Lenoir, NC
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,956
63
  • Valle Crucis, NC
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 297
62
  • Newland, NC
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 874
61
  • West Jefferson, NC
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,473
59
  • Gamewell, NC
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,967
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  • Crossnore, NC
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 243
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  • Elk Park, NC
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 456

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

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