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Best Places To Live In Lafayette, VA

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  • Lafayette, VA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 721
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Blacksburg, VA
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 43,973
  • Impressions from a Yankee: Nice college vibe, lovely little town. A block or two off the main drag the downtown disappears. Big box stores are pushed a few miles south to the next burg where the working
83
  • Daleville, VA
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,180
82
  • Salem, VA
  • 9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,290
81
  • Cave Spring, VA
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,719
80
  • Fairlawn, VA
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,562
76
  • Laymantown, VA
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,203
76
  • Vinton, VA
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,170
76
  • Prices Fork, VA
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,308
76
  • Riner, VA
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 888
76
  • Cloverdale, VA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,371
76
  • Roanoke, VA
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 99,329
  • I lived in Roanoke, VA on and off for about 5 years and honestly have to say that Roanoke was never a great city however over the past few years it really has taken a turn in the better direction! The
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  • Christiansburg, VA
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,799
74
  • Shawsville, VA
  • 5.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,420
74
  • Rocky Mount, VA
  • 23.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,782
73
  • Belview, VA
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,435
73
  • Fincastle, VA
  • 25.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 421
73
  • Hollins, VA
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,488
72
  • Troutville, VA
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 520
  • I can't even begin to imagine how Troutville was given a rating of 74. We moved here in 2004. We have disabled children. Just one of them has been stepped on and had his sternum cracked. He just had
71
  • Boones Mill, VA
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 149
71
  • Glenvar, VA
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,062
70
  • Elliston, VA
  • 0.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,380
69
  • New Castle, VA
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 166
69
  • Henry Fork, VA
  • 25.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,457
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  • Plum Creek, VA
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,428
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  • Radford, VA
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,186
  • There's no diversity here...well, you have to search pretty hard at least. All culture/diversity is at the university. If there's an event worth noting it's usually at the school. There's a great music
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  • Merrimac, VA
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,110

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

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