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Best Places To Live In Santa Rosa, CA

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  • Santa Rosa, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 173,165
  • I have always loved to travel. Last year, I got the opportunity to visit Sonoma Valley. Fortunately, one of my friends had convinced me to book at Historical Hotel La Rose, in Santa Rosa. Staying in a
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score74
  • St. Helena, CA
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,995
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  • Healdsburg, CA
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,614
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  • Yountville, CA
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,991
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  • Petaluma, CA
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59,757
  • Petaluma is a city in Sonoma County located in Southern California. I moved to Petamula, California only two years ago due to a job offer. It's small town atmosphere, climate, and proximity to the large
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  • Kenwood, CA
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,227
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  • Sebastopol, CA
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,630
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  • Calistoga, CA
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,281
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  • Temelec, CA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,627
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  • Eldridge, CA
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,445
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  • Windsor, CA
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,318
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  • Deer Park, CA
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,092
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  • Bodega Bay, CA
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 608
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  • Penngrove, CA
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,940
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  • Larkfield-Wikiup, CA
  • 5.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,257
66
  • Occidental, CA
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 898
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  • Bloomfield, CA
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 444
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  • Forestville, CA
  • 10.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,514
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  • Graton, CA
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,665
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  • Sonoma, CA
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,952
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  • El Verano, CA
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,161
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  • Cotati, CA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,415
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  • Salmon Creek, CA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 45
62
  • Tomales, CA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 245
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  • Guerneville, CA
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,095
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  • Sereno del Mar, CA
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 61
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  • Boyes Hot Springs, CA
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,147
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  • Roseland, CA
  • 2.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,859
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  • Dillon Beach, CA
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 135
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  • Valley Ford, CA
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 172
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  • Carmet, CA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13
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  • Rohnert Park, CA
  • 6.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,928
  • I have lived in Rohnert Park, CA for several years while I was attending college at Sonoma State University. The area truly is picturesque, as it sits in the rolling hills between beautiful, secluded
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  • Bodega, CA
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 274
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  • Rutherford, CA
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 135
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  • Angwin, CA
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,505
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  • Fulton, CA
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 632
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  • Geyserville, CA
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 975
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  • Monte Rio, CA
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 981
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  • Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente, CA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,775
54
  • Glen Ellen, CA
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 726
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  • Oakville, CA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 151

Listed above are the best places to live in Santa Rosa, CA 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 - Santa Rosa, CA, followed by the best places to live near Santa Rosa, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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