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Best Places To Live In Kelso, WA

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  • Kelso, WA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 11,871
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score71
  • St. Helens, OR
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,169
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  • Columbia City, OR
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,151
67
  • Woodland, WA
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,684
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  • La Center, WA
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,079
66
  • Vernonia, OR
  • 23.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,895
66
  • Longview Heights, WA
  • 5.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,211
65
  • Clatskanie, OR
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,076
65
  • Prescott, OR
  • 5.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 44
62
  • Kalama, WA
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,596
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  • West Side Highway, WA
  • 4.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,735
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  • Rainier, OR
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,971
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  • Castle Rock, WA
  • 10 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,593
  • It's really only good if you want to live where it's quiet. Just make sure to live east of I-5 and the traintracks. But you have to drive a LONG way to get groceries and there are no jobs in town and you
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  • Ryderwood, WA
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 312
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  • Longview, WA
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 36,720
  • If you like boring cities, the Longview is the place to be. Aside from the fact that it rains constantly, and that in the summer it is either way too hot and dry or way too hot and humid. The housing
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  • Deer Island, OR
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 375
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  • Vader, WA
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 712

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

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