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Best Places To Live In Bellingham, WA

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  • Bellingham, WA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 84,462
  • Bellingham is a true Northwest city. What I mean by that, is if you are already from the Northwest and enjoy what the Northwest has to offer, then you will like living in Bellingham. Bellingham has very…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Alabama Hill, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 2.0mi / 3.3km away
  • Population: 2,038
80
  • South Hill, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 1.8mi / 2.9km away
  • Population: 1,665
80
  • Maple Falls, WA
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.7km away
  • Population: 55
79
  • South, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 3.2mi / 5.2km away
  • Population: 1,613
79
  • Whatcom Falls, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 1.7mi / 2.8km away
  • Population: 1,962
78
  • Edison, WA
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.6km away
  • Population: 135
77
  • Anacortes, WA
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 16,229
  • Anacortes is a lovely city in Skagit County, Washington, located on Fidalgo Island. This beautiful city is situated halfway between Vancouver BC and Seattle. This is a very small city, Living in…[read more]
76
  • Sehome, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 0.9mi / 1.5km away
  • Population: 3,907
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  • Lynden, WA
  • City: 13.7mi / 22.0km away
  • Population: 13,204
  • I feel that living in Lynden is a cross between suburban and rural living. This is a small town located about 15 miles north of Bellingham, Washington. Most people who live here work in Bellingham. The…[read more]
76
  • Huntingdon, Abbotsford, BC
  • Neighborhood: 20.4mi / 32.8km away
  • Population: 1,244
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  • Cornwall Park, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 1.4mi / 2.2km away
  • Population: 2,534
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  • Columbia, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 1.5mi / 2.5km away
  • Population: 2,691
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  • York, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 0.5mi / 0.8km away
  • Population: 2,254
75
  • Birchwood, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 2.0mi / 3.3km away
  • Population: 5,889
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  • Ocean Park, Surrey, BC
  • Neighborhood: 26.6mi / 42.9km away
  • Population: 11,623
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  • Sunnyland, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 0.8mi / 1.3km away
  • Population: 2,062
73
  • South Poplar, Abbotsford, BC
  • Neighborhood: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 3,497
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  • Douglas, Surrey, BC
  • Neighborhood: 21.4mi / 34.5km away
  • Population: 3,163
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  • Amble Green, Surrey, BC
  • Neighborhood: 26.1mi / 42.0km away
  • Population: 1,258
73
  • Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 1.5mi / 2.4km away
  • Population: 3,103
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  • Puget, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 0.9mi / 1.5km away
  • Population: 5,125
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  • Ferndale, WA
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.1km away
  • Population: 12,666
  • Railroads, bridges, rivers, lakes, all the small town essentials can be found here in Ferndale. I live in a small town located in Northwestern Washington, in close proximity to the United States/Canada…[read more]
72
  • Sudden Valley, WA
  • City: 6.0mi / 9.6km away
  • Population: 6,818
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  • Blaine, WA
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.9km away
  • Population: 4,988
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  • Fairhaven, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 2.9mi / 4.7km away
  • Population: 236
70
  • Merdian, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 2.5mi / 4.1km away
  • Population: 794
70
  • Acme, WA
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.3km away
  • Population: 162
70
  • Downtown Business District, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 0.5mi / 0.7km away
  • Population: 2,707
70
  • Nooksack, WA
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 1,763
69
  • Roosevelt, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 1.3mi / 2.2km away
  • Population: 7,780
69
  • Edgemoor, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 3.8mi / 6.1km away
  • Population: 164
69
  • Custer, WA
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.9km away
  • Population: 448
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  • Samish Hill, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 3.0mi / 4.9km away
  • Population: 2,895
68
  • Aberdeen, Abbotsford, BC
  • Neighborhood: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 7,340
68
  • Geneva, WA
  • City: 2.9mi / 4.7km away
  • Population: 2,630
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  • White Rock, BC
  • City: 24.1mi / 38.7km away
  • Population: 20,794
67
  • Sedro-Woolley, WA
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 11,225
  • Mildly warm Summer temperatures in the Summer, and mildly cold temperatures in the Winter, Sedro-Woolley has what I consider to be a balanced climate. This small town is located in Washington State's,…[read more]
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  • Highway 99 Corridor, Surrey, BC
  • Neighborhood: 23.9mi / 38.4km away
  • Population: 836
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  • Burlington, WA
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.5km away
  • Population: 8,572
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  • Lettered Streets, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 0.7mi / 1.2km away
  • Population: 1,770
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  • Bay View, WA
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 700
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  • Guide Meridian, Bellingham, WA
  • Neighborhood: 3.7mi / 6.0km away
  • Population: 2,472
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  • Deming, WA
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.6km away
  • Population: 246
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  • Sumas, WA
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 1,775
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  • Mill Lake, Abbotsford, BC
  • Neighborhood: 21.3mi / 34.2km away
  • Population: 12,306
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  • Sunnyside Heights, Surrey, BC
  • Neighborhood: 23.9mi / 38.4km away
  • Population: 1,734
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  • Birch Bay, WA
  • City: 15.8mi / 25.4km away
  • Population: 8,107
  • Great place to live if you like slow and friendly. May have to travel 25 minutes for certain amenities but basics are near. The hospital is in Bellingham ( the 25 minutes I mentioned) so that can be a…[read more]
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  • Semiahmoo Town Centre, Surrey, BC
  • Neighborhood: 24.6mi / 39.6km away
  • Population: 4,381
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  • Semiahmoo, BC
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.2km away
  • Population: 125
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  • Kendall, WA
  • City: 18.7mi / 30.1km away
  • Population: 133

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

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