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Best Places To Live In Athens, AL

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  • Athens, AL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 24,461
  • I have been battling the city of Athens over subdivision drainage problems that is ruining my yard. They have promised to fix it for over two years but have received nothing but lies and unprofessional…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Madison, AL
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • Population: 46,396
  • The weather average is not what is shown on this site. In the summer June through early Sept daytime highs are in the high 80's and low 90's with high humidity. It's a great town to raise a…[read more]
85
  • Priceville, AL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 3,060
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  • Redstone Arsenal, AL
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.1km away
  • Population: 1,584
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  • Harvest, AL
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.3km away
  • Population: 5,080
74
  • Minor Hill, TN
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 610
72
  • Ardmore, AL
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.3km away
  • Population: 1,526
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  • Decatur, AL
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.9km away
  • Population: 55,419
  • Outside of Huntsville, Alabama, is a little town I call home; Decatur. My family still resides in this small town and when I visit I am overwhelmed with the southern charm the city boasts. While you…[read more]
69
  • Elkton, TN
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 559
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  • Trinity, AL
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 2,110
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  • Ardmore, TN
  • City: 15.5mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 1,269
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  • Mooresville, AL
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.3km away
  • Population: 69
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  • Rogersville, AL
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.6km away
  • Population: 1,161
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  • Lester, AL
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 131
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  • Triana, AL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km away
  • Population: 644
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  • Anderson, AL
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 259
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  • Elkmont, AL
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.4km away
  • Population: 496
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  • North Courtland, AL
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.4km away
  • Population: 722
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  • Hillsboro, AL
  • City: 16.1mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 561

Listed above are the best places to live in Athens, AL for 2021. 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 - Athens, AL, followed by the best places to live near Athens, AL, sorted by Livability Score.

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