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Best Places To Live In Columbus, WI

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  • Columbus, WI
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 5,004
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Regent, Madison, WI
  • 27.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,315
78
  • Vilas, Madison, WI
  • 27 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,646
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  • Maple Bluff, WI
  • 22.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,452
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  • Schenk-Atwood-Starkweather-Yahar, Madison, WI
  • 22.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,496
75
  • Schenk-Atwood, Madison, WI
  • 23.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,815
75
  • Lake Mills, WI
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,796
75
  • Westchester Gardens, Madison, WI
  • 20.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 987
75
  • Bay Creek, Madison, WI
  • 26.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,467
75
  • High Crossing, Madison, WI
  • 19.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 426
74
  • Cottage Grove, WI
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,729
74
  • Parkside Resident, Madison, WI
  • 26.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
74
  • Sun Prairie, WI
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 31,721
73
  • DeForest, WI
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,468
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  • Greenbush, Madison, WI
  • 26.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,955
73
  • Beaver Dam, WI
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,440
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  • Truax, Madison, WI
  • 21.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
72
  • Windsor, WI
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,658
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  • Marquette, Madison, WI
  • 24 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,993
72
  • Poynette, WI
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,441
72
  • Deerfield, WI
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,488
72
  • Juneau, WI
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,723
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  • Watertown, WI
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,878
  • Thanks to the old codgers running this city for the last 100 years, who have done little to attract businesses--even discouraging large corporations for headquartering here--there is little to attraction
71
  • Fox Lake, WI
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,754
70
  • Heritage Heights, Madison, WI
  • 21.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,180
70
  • Randolph, WI
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,794
70
  • McClellan Park, Madison, WI
  • 20.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,193
70
  • Maple Wood, Madison, WI
  • 22.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Horicon, WI
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,649
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  • Ridgewood, Madison, WI
  • 20.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,609
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  • Norman Acres, Madison, WI
  • 20.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 356
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  • Mendota Hills, Madison, WI
  • 22.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 144
69
  • Fall River, WI
  • 3.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,584
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  • Elvehjem, Madison, WI
  • 22.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,609
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  • Clarendon Hills, Madison, WI
  • 20 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 177
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  • Lerdahl Park, Madison, WI
  • 22.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 478
69
  • Mayfair Park, Madison, WI
  • 20.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,079
69
  • Burke Heights, Madison, WI
  • 21 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 493
69
  • Waterloo, WI
  • 10.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,341
68
  • Emerson East, Madison, WI
  • 23.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,535
68
  • Pardeeville, WI
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,096
68
  • Carpenter-Ridgeway, Madison, WI
  • 21.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,286
68
  • South Campus, Madison, WI
  • 26.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,938
67
  • Tenney-Lapham, Madison, WI
  • 24.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,740
67
  • Sherman Terrace, Madison, WI
  • 23.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 230
67
  • Reston Heights, Madison, WI
  • 20.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,174
67
  • Eken Park, Madison, WI
  • 22.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,841
67
  • Broadway-Lakepoint, Madison, WI
  • 25.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 797
67
  • Rolling Meadows, Madison, WI
  • 21.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,028
67
  • Trinity Park, Madison, WI
  • 22.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Kennedy Heights, Madison, WI
  • 22.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a

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

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