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Best Places To Live In Bristol, VA

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  • Bristol, VA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 17,340
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • Abingdon, VA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,117
72
  • Gray, TN
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,806
71
  • Oak Grove, TN
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,152
70
  • Castlewood, VA
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,733
69
  • Nickelsville, VA
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 438
69
  • Meadow View, VA
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,251
69
  • Johnson City, TN
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 65,415
  • Johnson City is by far one of the better cities in Tennessee, and easily outranks its nearby cities, Bristol and Kingsport. Low cost of living, good homes, generally nice layout of the city, and some
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  • Bristol, TN
  • 0 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,734
68
  • Bluff City, TN
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,682
67
  • Blountville, TN
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,602
67
  • Walnut Hill, TN
  • 4.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,208
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  • Colonial Heights, TN
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,448
66
  • Dungannon, VA
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 362
66
  • Spurgeon, TN
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,244
62
  • Hunter, TN
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,081
61
  • Oak Grove CDP (Sumner County), TN
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 215
57
  • Elizabethton, TN
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,012
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  • Bloomingdale, TN
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,144
54
  • Central, TN
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,196
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  • Watauga, TN
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 300

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

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