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Best Places To Live In Portsmouth, NH

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  • Portsmouth, NH
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 21,458
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Newburyport, MA
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,837
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  • York Harbor, ME
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,885
77
  • Durham, NH
  • 9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,666
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  • Exeter, NH
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,022
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  • Cape Neddick, ME
  • 11 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,577
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  • Newfields, NH
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 323
76
  • Dover, NH
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,750
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  • Hampton, NH
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,542
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  • Berwick, ME
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,329
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  • Kittery, ME
  • 2.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,704
69
  • Seabrook Beach, NH
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 958
69
  • Haverhill, MA
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 62,340
69
  • Amesbury Town, MA
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,082
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  • Newmarket, NH
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,597
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  • Kittery Point, ME
  • 5.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,078
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  • Salisbury, MA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,992
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  • Hampton Beach, NH
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,264
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  • Raymond, NH
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,141
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  • North Berwick, ME
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,764
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  • Epping, NH
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,756
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  • South Eliot, ME
  • 3.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,663
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  • Rochester, NH
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,052
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  • Somersworth, NH
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,756

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

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