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Best Places To Live In Watertown, MN

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  • Watertown, MN
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 4,298
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score79
  • Excelsior, MN
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,510
79
  • Albertville, MN
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,286
79
  • Plymouth, MN
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 75,105
  • I have always enjoyed going to Plymouth and I try to go as often as I can. The city boasts nature reserves, parks and golf courses, so there is plenty to do if you are the outdoor-sy type like me. The
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  • Waconia, MN
  • 8.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,523
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  • Victoria, MN
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,385
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  • Eden Prairie, MN
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 63,206
  • I'm a city girl, so the years I lived in Eden Prairie, in a townhouse on a sometimes frozen pond, were a big change of pace. It's one of the larger Minneapolis suburbs, at more than 60,000 people. As
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  • Wayzata, MN
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,296
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  • Long Lake, MN
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,704
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  • Cologne, MN
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,655
76
  • Waverly, MN
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,446
75
  • Greenwood, MN
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 755
75
  • Deephaven, MN
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,786
75
  • Carver, MN
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,328
75
  • Chaska, MN
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,078
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  • Chanhassen, MN
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,796
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  • Shorewood, MN
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,548
74
  • Mound, MN
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,306
74
  • Minnetrista, MN
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,963
74
  • Hanover, MN
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,064
74
  • Buffalo, MN
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,927
74
  • Orono, MN
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,772
74
  • Maple Lake, MN
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,119
74
  • Montrose, MN
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,046
73
  • Rogers, MN
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,284
73
  • Dayton, MN
  • 25.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,031
73
  • Norwood Young America, MN
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,655
73
  • Mayer, MN
  • 5.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,973
73
  • Minnetonka, MN
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 51,651
  • I lived in Minnetonka for three years before I moved back to New York City. During my experience there, there was always a lot to do in Minnetonka. On top of that, Minnetonka is only 8 miles west of
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  • Maple Plain, MN
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,812
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  • Glencoe, MN
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,535
72
  • Rockford, MN
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,229
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  • Loretto, MN
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 672
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  • Greenfield, MN
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,888
71
  • Corcoran, MN
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,572
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  • Silver Lake, MN
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 927
71
  • Delano, MN
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,754
71
  • Prior Lake, MN
  • 25.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,997
70
  • Spring Park, MN
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,842
70
  • Woodland, MN
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 449
70
  • Minnetonka Beach, MN
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 586
70
  • St. Bonifacius, MN
  • 6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,596
70
  • Independence, MN
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,687
70
  • Winsted, MN
  • 10 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,412
  • Winsted is a dot on the map its police department boasts 2 individuals who will harass you, follow you and question you if you are out walking past 9pm. There is nothing to do in this town, a few bars
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  • Shakopee, MN
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 39,656
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  • Lester Prairie, MN
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,934
69
  • Maple Grove, MN
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 66,969
  • I moved to the Twin Cities when I was 22, and it didn't take me long to realize I'd made a mistake. Oh, they were nice enough - the scenery was gorgeous, and there was always plenty to do - but coming
69
  • Tonka Bay, MN
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,344
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  • St. Michael, MN
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,045
68
  • Plato, MN
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 313
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  • Medina, MN
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,633

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

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