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Best Places To Live In Amherst Center, MA

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  • Amherst Center, MA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 20,037
  • Situated in the heart of the Five College area, Amherst Center is the perfect blend of small town ambiance and big city culture. My children and I enjoyed living in Amherst Center among so much culture
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score75
  • Easthampton Town, MA
  • 10.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,042
  • Easthampton Town is a very welcoming town with friendly neighbors and a lot to offer. I love to hike and ride my bike at the hiking trails in Mt. Tom Reservations. I also like to take the kids to the
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  • Wilbraham, MA
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,916
73
  • Deerfield, MA
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,005
73
  • East Forest Park, Springfield, MA
  • 19.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,379
72
  • Westfield, MA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,486
  • I have lived in Westfield, MA and the surrounding areas for a period of time several years ago and have nothing negative to say about Westfield. The city lies less than five miles West of Springfield,
72
  • South Deerfield, MA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,538
70
  • Greenfield Town, MA
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,477
  • Knowing the history of the Atlantic Northeast is now easy feat. Lo and behold, when I moved here, I was immediately served a bowl of Clam Chowder and given a Patriots hoodie. All jokes aside living here
70
  • Granby, MA
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,475
69
  • West Brookfield, MA
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,120
69
  • Shelburne Falls, MA
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,632
68
  • Hatfield, MA
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,487
68
  • Palmer Town, MA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,145
  • We moved here several years ago and decided to rent before we bought a home; now we are planning to buy elsewhere as I refuse to live here any longer. The schools are so terrible that we sent our kids
68
  • Sixteen Acres, Springfield, MA
  • 18.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 21,307
67
  • Chicopee, MA
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 56,100
  • I have lived in Chicopee for over 25 years now. People tend to stay here for long periods of time due to the quality of life. It's actually a larger city than many people realize, but it still maintains
66
  • Millers Falls, MA
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,075
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  • East Springfield, Springfield, MA
  • 16.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,156
66
  • Pine Point, Springfield, MA
  • 17.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,654
65
  • Bay, Springfield, MA
  • 17.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,149
65
  • Belchertown, MA
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,120
65
  • Warren, MA
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,228
64
  • North Amherst, MA
  • 2.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,290
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  • West Springfield Town, MA
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28,575
  • If you like small-town living, West Springfield is the best place, in my opinion. One of the benefits in living here is access to shops and businesses. There’s a nice mix of variety, and you don’t have
64
  • Athol, MA
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,428
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  • Upper Hill, Springfield, MA
  • 18.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,709
64
  • Petersham, MA
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 220
64
  • Huntington, MA
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 630
63
  • Northampton, MA
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28,534
  • Located in western Massachusetts, Northampton is one of the better examples of diversity in America. Everyone is pretty liberal and open-minded, giving the small niche town with a downtown fit for
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  • Liberty Heights, Springfield, MA
  • 17.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 15,011
63
  • Monson Center, MA
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,031
63
  • Ware, MA
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,771
62
  • Turners Falls, MA
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,074
62
  • Boston Road, Springfield, MA
  • 16.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,470
62
  • McKnight, Springfield, MA
  • 18.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,147
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  • South End, Springfield, MA
  • 19.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,304
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  • Brightwood, Springfield, MA
  • 18.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,365
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  • South Amherst, MA
  • 2.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,283
59
  • Maple High-Six Corners, Springfield, MA
  • 19.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,490
59
  • Orange, MA
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,117
  • This town is very small, one bar, a super walmart, a couple gas stations, a few little businesses here and there. There seems to be more small restaurants around town than anything else. The people here?
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  • Indian Orchard, Springfield, MA
  • 15.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,163
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  • Memorial Square, Springfield, MA
  • 18.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,199
58
  • Russell, MA
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 486
57
  • Metro Center, Springfield, MA
  • 18.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,547
56
  • Springfield, MA
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 153,991
  • I have lived in Springfield, MA for almost 20 years. There seems to always be something new to find that I haven't discovered in the area. The restaurants are amazing, and the shopping centers have a
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  • Old Hill, Springfield, MA
  • 18.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,989
53
  • Holyoke, MA
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40,280
  • I’ve grown up in Holyoke all my life so I may be a bit biased but I actually really love living in this town and honestly can’t imagine living anywhere else. It’s the type of small town where everyone

Listed above are the best places to live in Amherst Center, MA for 2019. 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 - Amherst Center, MA, followed by the best places to live near Amherst Center, MA, sorted by Livability Score.

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