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Best Places To Live In Colchester, CT

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  • Colchester, CT
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 4,475
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score78
  • Glastonbury Center, CT
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,523
78
  • Mystic, CT
  • 24.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,241
77
  • Niantic, CT
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,042
75
  • Portland, CT
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,607
74
  • Long Hill, CT
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,462
74
  • Old Mystic, CT
  • 22.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,403
74
  • Middletown, CT
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 46,933
  • Middletown Connecticut is one of those super cute towns that everyone should have the chance to live in at least once in their life. I was afforded the ability to live there for two glorious years. The
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  • East Hampton, CT
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,693
73
  • Durham, CT
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,687
73
  • South Coventry, CT
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,142
73
  • Lake Pocotopaug, CT
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,415
72
  • Mansfield Center, CT
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 969
72
  • Chester Center, CT
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,986
71
  • Moodus, CT
  • 8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,202
70
  • Gales Ferry, CT
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,005
70
  • Noank, CT
  • 24 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,889
70
  • Groton Long Point, CT
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 477
70
  • Terramuggus, CT
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 934
69
  • Storrs, CT
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,059
69
  • Blue Hills, CT
  • 24.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,181
69
  • Deep River Center, CT
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,321
69
  • Coventry Lake, CT
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,166
68
  • Higganum, CT
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,745
67
  • Essex Village, CT
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,209
66
  • Manchester, CT
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,364
66
  • Conning Towers Nautilus Park, CT
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,606
66
  • North Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • 22.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 844
65
  • South Windham, CT
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,330
65
  • Baltic, CT
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,142
65
  • Waterford, CT
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,094
65
  • Wethersfield, CT
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,396
64
  • Willimantic, CT
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,339
63
  • Brooklyn, CT
  • 24.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 906
63
  • Groton, CT
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,240
61
  • Oxoboxo River, CT
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,884
61
  • Poquonock Bridge, CT
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,206
60
  • Jewett City, CT
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,451
60
  • East Hartford, CT
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 50,834
  • As a lifelong resident of East Hartford, CT, I'm used to a slower pace of life than you would find in a bustling metropolis such as New York or Los Angeles. That isn't to say East Hartford isn't a one
60
  • Norwich, CT
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40,057
59
  • West End, Hartford, CT
  • 23.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,256
54
  • Mashantucket, CT
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 231
54
  • South End, Hartford, CT
  • 21 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,771
  • It used to be a nice livable urban area. That has changed in the last 10 year. Its now filled with drugs, prostitution and gang related activity. Taxes are high and city government poorly run. The
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  • South Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • 20.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,379
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  • Sheldon Charter Oak, Hartford, CT
  • 21.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,113
51
  • Asylum Hill, Hartford, CT
  • 23 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,807
50
  • South West, Hartford, CT
  • 21.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,360
49
  • Behind The Rocks, Hartford, CT
  • 22.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,926
49
  • Blue Hills, Hartford, CT
  • 24.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,499
49
  • Hartford, CT
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 124,320
  • Hartford Ct is 18 sq miles of urban decay. Once great city is now drug infested and crime ridden. The city government is single party rule and elected a mayor that had a history of being a gang banger.
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  • Barry Square, Hartford, CT
  • 21.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 15,301

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

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