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Best Places To Live In Grinnell, IA

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  • Grinnell, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 9,112
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score77
  • Monroe, IA
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,875
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  • Montezuma, IA
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,591
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  • Sully, IA
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 843
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  • Newton, IA
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,090
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  • New Sharon, IA
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,263
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  • Lambs Grove, IA
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 200
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  • Toledo, IA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,258
  • I'll keep it short and sweet. There are five major problems that basically ruin the shithole that Is the "twin cities" of Tama/Toledo :1. Rich Yups.2. Lack of shit to do.3. Housing and cost of living.4.
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  • Oakland Acres, IA
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 116
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  • Le Grand, IA
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 995
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  • Brooklyn, IA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,422
  • During the summer I traveled to Brooklyn to stay with a family member. After a couple of weeks, I was dying to get out. Now, I have lived in plenty of small rural towns, but none were like this. The
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  • Tama, IA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,832
  • If there was ever a town that could accurately be compared to Mayberry it's Tama/Toledo, Iowa, just add ridiculous amounts of methheads, a snobby, self-entitled population, and a majority of rude and
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  • Gilman, IA
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 598
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  • Haverhill, IA
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 169
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  • Melbourne, IA
  • 24.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 821
66
  • Hartwick, IA
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 98
66
  • Laurel, IA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 358
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  • Kellogg, IA
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 777
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  • Lynnville, IA
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 456
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  • Holiday Lake, IA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 323
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  • Vining, IA
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 73
63
  • Ferguson, IA
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 137
63
  • Montour, IA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 259
63
  • Malcom, IA
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 297
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  • Guernsey, IA
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 72
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  • Reasnor, IA
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 175
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  • Deep River, IA
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 252
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  • Searsboro, IA
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 184
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  • Gibson, IA
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 48
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  • Barnes City, IA
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 265
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  • Chelsea, IA
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 242

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

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