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Best Places To Live In Lancaster, PA

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  • Lancaster, PA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 59,341
  • I lived in Lancaster, PA during the period of time between getting out of college and getting married. I loved the quietness of the country roads and the vastly different bar and club scene found in the
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • East York, PA
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,467
83
  • Lititz, PA
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,209
81
  • Hershey, PA
  • 24.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,338
79
  • East Petersburg, PA
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,516
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  • Adamstown, PA
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,112
78
  • Dallastown, PA
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,816
78
  • Landisville, PA
  • 6.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,769
78
  • Ephrata, PA
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,714
78
  • Conestoga, PA
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,203
78
  • Reamstown, PA
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,664
77
  • Lampeter, PA
  • 4.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,435
77
  • Millersville, PA
  • 3.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,370
  • The amenity rankings that attributed to the Livability Score for Millersville are not very accurate. The Borough has a very nice grocery store, coffee shops, specialty shops, an elementary school, a
77
  • Palmyra, PA
  • 24.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,481
  • Elizabethtown might be the best place to live west of Lancaster, Reading, and Allentown, Southeastern Pennyvania's westernmost town (E-town,) still lacks a lot of pluses. Palmyra is 11 miles n of
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  • Elizabethtown, PA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,598
  • If you are Protestant, and are looking for a place not for dog owners, this is the place. It is largely white and Protestant, poorly run government, and pet owners don't matter. There are no parks which
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  • New Holland, PA
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,418
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  • Stonybrook, PA
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,254
76
  • Akron, PA
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,956
  • Akron is a tiny town not far from Lancaster, PA. I am not native to this area or the state even, but I have been living her almost 9 years. The area is quaint, conservative, and lacking diversity in
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  • Springmont, PA
  • 25.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 715
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  • Salunga, PA
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,725
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  • Rheems, PA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,551
75
  • Swartzville, PA
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,831
75
  • West Wyomissing, PA
  • 25.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,203
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  • Lebanon South, PA
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,413
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  • Shillington, PA
  • 25.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,265
75
  • Grill, PA
  • 26.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,510
75
  • Sinking Spring, PA
  • 24.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,066
75
  • Cornwall, PA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,232
75
  • Clay, PA
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,379
75
  • Denver, PA
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,870
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  • Gap, PA
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,071
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  • Yorklyn, PA
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,946
74
  • Blue Ball, PA
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 856
74
  • Lincoln Park, PA
  • 25 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,612
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  • East Prospect, PA
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,025
73
  • Palmdale, PA
  • 24.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,043
73
  • Reinholds, PA
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,885
72
  • Brickerville, PA
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,450
72
  • Terre Hill, PA
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,455
72
  • Witmer, PA
  • 4.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 855
72
  • Alleghenyville, PA
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,057
72
  • Bainbridge, PA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,640
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  • Wrightsville, PA
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,358
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  • Mohnton, PA
  • 23.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,036
72
  • Montrose Manor, PA
  • 2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 558
72
  • Marietta, PA
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,601
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  • Winterstown, PA
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 578
71
  • Washington Boro, PA
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 728
71
  • Strasburg, PA
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,885
71
  • Mount Gretna, PA
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 240
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  • Rothsville, PA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,706

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

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