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Best Places To Live In Ashland, CA

  • Ashland, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 24,288
  • My family and I have been living in Ashland California for the last 2 years and have watched the area continue to grow and expand its diverse culture throughout the last couple years. There is not a lot…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Lafayette, CA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,381
  • Lafayette is an incredible small city across the bay from San Francisco. It is tucked in between many small parks that are very fun to spend time in, no matter what time of year it is. The Lafayette…[read more]
  • Contra Costa Centre, CA
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,190
  • San Ramon, CA
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 74,366
  • And a San Ramon native I for one can vouch for the fact that it is single-handedly one of the most beautiful places in the Bay. With a very mild climate and beautiful atmosphere, San Ramon is also a…[read more]
  • Hillsborough, CA
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,312
  • I’ve lived in Hillsborough for 10 years. The cost of living is extremely expensive in Hillsbourough, but the low crime rates and safe neighborhoods make it well worth it in my mind. The weather is…[read more]
  • Danville, CA
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 43,758
  • I lived in Danville California for the better part of my childhood, and I still travel there to visit my parents and grandparents during holidays. The city is a very calm place, and in my opinion a great…[read more]
  • San Carlos, CA
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,596
  • San Carlos is a small town - but it’s a nice one. There isn’t much going on when it comes to nightlife, which is why you’d need to head into San Francisco if you wanted anything to do with that (and…[read more]
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 66,649
  • I have visited Palo Alto twice for business in recent years. I have found it to be a fun trip each time. It has many things to offer for entertainment and fun. One of my favorite places to go to is…[read more]
  • Saranap, CA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,211
  • Kensington, CA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,602
  • Shepherd Canyon, Oakland, CA
  • 10.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,863
  • Dublin, CA
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 54,523
  • I have lived near Dublin, California in the East Bay Area for several years and it is an absolutely lovely place to live, if you have the money of course. Dublin is a very expensive part of the East Bay…[read more]
  • Foster City, CA
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,967
  • Foster City is a good city. It has good parks, it is very safe and it's very diverse. But there are problems with it. There really is nothing to do here in Foster City. It's just a bunch of parks and…[read more]
  • Burlingame, CA
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,118
  • I've found my forever city in Burlingame, CA! I'm coming up on my 4th year living in Burlingame, and I couldn't be happier. We get great weather all year round, and are close to everything we could…[read more]
  • Weibel, Fremont, CA
  • 16.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,568
  • Belvedere, CA
  • 23.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,017
  • Pleasanton, CA
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 77,046
  • I used to live here for few years. At first I thought it was quiet and peaceful. The city was clean and I had all shopping centers nearby. But the whole place's attitude changed once the recession set in…[read more]
  • Jordan Jr Hgh School, Palo Alto, CA
  • 17.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,477
  • Tiburon, CA
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,170
  • Cameron Hills, Fremont, CA
  • 15.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,161
  • Old Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
  • 18 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,564
  • Warm Springs, Fremont, CA
  • 18.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,154
  • Mission Valley, Fremont, CA
  • 14.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,452
  • Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA
  • 10.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,280
  • Millbrae, CA
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,522
  • The title says it all,predominantly an Asian community which explains the low crime rate and staggering property values pricing out the majority and the air port 8 minutes…[read more]
  • Midtown, Palo Alto, CA
  • 17.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,437
  • Charleston Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • 19.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,410
  • Alamo, CA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,078
  • I've lived all over the beautiful state of California and I can honestly say that Alamo is one of the best areas in the whole state to call home. Living in Alamo (a suburb of San Francisco Bay/East Bay)…[read more]
  • Belmont, CA
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,918
  • I live in Belmont, CA and I really enjoy this progressive city. Home to Oracle, many residents of Belmont work there. Belmont has great parks and one of the few surviving buildings of from the…[read more]
  • Menlo Park, CA
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 33,319
  • I lived in Menlo Park for approximately one year. While living in Menlo Park, two things always come to mind when I look back at my experience living there: peace and tranquility. When you walk or drive…[read more]
  • Orinda, CA
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,936
  • I guess if you are 55+ years old, this quiet little town is fine for you. I would not recommend it to younger folks. After 8 PM the whole town seems to fall asleep. Even nearby Moraga has more going…[read more]
  • Piedmont, CA
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,201
  • Living in the city of Piedmont is an amazing, yet expensive experience. When I lived in Piedmont, there was never a dull day. This city is full of life and excitement. There is always somewhere to go…[read more]
  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • 12.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,996
  • Montclair, Oakland, CA
  • 10.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,011
  • Fair Meadow, Palo Alto, CA
  • 18.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,403
  • Baywood-Aragon, San Mateo, CA
  • 15 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,067
  • Crescent Park, Palo Alto, CA
  • 16.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,831
  • Kimber-Gomes, Fremont, CA
  • 13.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,583
  • Stanford, CA
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,926
  • I've been living in Stanford for the last 6 years and have enjoyed the small-town atmosphere but the upper class, upper-scale amenities and highly educated neighbors and friends I've developed over my…[read more]
  • West Menlo Park, CA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,830
  • The area has two great schools (Las Lomitas Elementary and La Entrada Middle School are actually a separate school district from the rest of Menlo Park) so in that respect it is family friendly. People…[read more]
  • Forestland, Oakland, CA
  • 11.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,954
  • Albany, CA
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,420
  • Living near San Francisco can have its perks, you know. A small town like Albany gives you so much flexibility when it comes to where you want to work, send your kids to school, and where you like to…[read more]
  • Acalanes Ridge, CA
  • 14.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,000
  • Duveneck-Saint Francis, Palo Alto, CA
  • 17 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,530
  • Blacow, Fremont, CA
  • 14.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,155
  • Moraga, CA
  • 10.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,977
  • I have lived in Moraga, CA for a couple of years now and it is a wonderful place to create a life for yourself. The city has access to all of the fun of the San Francisco bay area without the hustle and…[read more]
  • Professorville, Palo Alto, CA
  • 17.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 811
  • Fremont, CA
  • 12.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 227,934
  • I have lived in Fremont since the 1970's, and have seen so many changes since then. If you're a young outgoing person, you will probably find Fremont painfully boring. On the other hand, it's a good…[read more]
  • Ardenwood, Fremont, CA
  • 9.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 16,634
  • Merriwood, Oakland, CA
  • 11.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,273
  • Charleston Gardens, Palo Alto, CA
  • 19 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 953

Listed above are the best places to live in Ashland, CA for 2020. 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 - Ashland, CA, followed by the best places to live near Ashland, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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