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Best Places To Live In Bristol, CT

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  • Bristol, CT
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 60,437
  • Many people might not think to visit a city like Bristol, CT. It's a city that is quiet and doesn't have a reputation as a vacation getaway. It is however an excellent place to visit or live. I had a…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Simsbury Center, CT
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,968
85
  • Plantsville, CT
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,702
84
  • Cheshire Village, CT
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,103
83
  • West Hartford, CT
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 63,187
  • My husband and I took our daughter to West Hartford Connecticut last year to visit the children's museum. When we arrived we were greeted by Conny the whale a sixty foot sperm whale that we were allowed…[read more]
83
  • Newington, CT
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,590
  • In the year 2000, I moved back to Newington, CT after living in another nearby town for more than a decade. Located in the central section of the state, Newington maintains a real small town charm, while…[read more]
82
  • Portland, CT
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,607
82
  • Canton Valley, CT
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,500
82
  • Collinsville, CT
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,693
81
  • Glastonbury Center, CT
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,523
81
  • Weatogue, CT
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,179
81
  • Kensington, CT
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,528
80
  • Middletown, CT
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 46,933
  • Middletown Connecticut is one of those super cute towns that everyone should have the chance to live in at least once in their life. I was afforded the ability to live there for two glorious years. The…[read more]
79
  • Salmon Brook, CT
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,568
78
  • Litchfield, CT
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,329
78
  • West Simsbury, CT
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,354
77
  • Northwest Harwinton, CT
  • 9.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,103
77
  • Tariffville, CT
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,315
76
  • Wethersfield, CT
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,396
  • If you're looking for a quiet and quaint neighborhood to raise your kids and settle down, living in Wethersfield Connecticut should be high on your list. Crime is very low and there are plenty of shops…[read more]
76
  • Wallingford Center, CT
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,634
  • Taking time off from work to enjoy where you live is a must, and this fact is definitely true living in Wallingford Center. No matter your background, demographic, or lifestyle choice, you will find a…[read more]
76
  • Newtown, CT
  • 26.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,009
76
  • Heritage Village, CT
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,875
75
  • Windsor Locks, CT
  • 22.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,537
  • When I was a kid, my family lived in Windsor Locks, CT for about 14 years, and I've always been a big fan of the town. Although I now live two towns away, I still travel through Windsor Locks regularly. …[read more]
74
  • Oakville, CT
  • 9.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,133
73
  • Torrington, CT
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,227
  • Living in the city of Torrington is a nice place to live for it has low crime rates, a lot of local amenities, and sunny weather. Torrington has a lot of close ranged amenities such as: grocery stores,…[read more]
73
  • Woodbury Center, CT
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,520
72
  • Blue Hills, CT
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,181
71
  • Thomaston, CT
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,803
71
  • Bantam, CT
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 829
70
  • Naugatuck, CT
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 31,625
  • Naugatuck is a horrible town to live in is worse than New York City 5 boroughs all together. We moved from Bedford hills NY because life has treated me bad in NY no luck in catching a good job with a…[read more]
68
  • Bethlehem Village, CT
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,852
68
  • North Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • 16.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 844
68
  • Durham, CT
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,687
67
  • Terryville, CT
  • 3.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,431
67
  • Southwood Acres, CT
  • 27.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,785
64
  • East Hartford, CT
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 50,834
  • As a lifelong resident of East Hartford, CT, I'm used to a slower pace of life than you would find in a bustling metropolis such as New York or Los Angeles. That isn't to say East Hartford isn't a one…[read more]
63
  • Watertown, CT
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,351
62
  • Meriden, CT
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 60,203
  • The company I work for opened a new store in the Chamberlin plaza here and I was nominated to go for the opening to oversee. I was excited about going to Connecticut because I have never been. I stayed…[read more]
62
  • Downtown, Hartford, CT
  • 14.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,222
62
  • Canaan, CT
  • 26.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,192
62
  • Winsted, CT
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,535
60
  • West End, Hartford, CT
  • 13.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,256
58
  • South Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • 15.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,379
58
  • Parkville, Hartford, CT
  • 13 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,314
57
  • Sheldon Charter Oak, Hartford, CT
  • 15 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,113
55
  • New Britain, CT
  • 8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 72,876
  • I've lived in NB for 8 years but after 8 years of suffering the lack of police presence,the worst snow removal process, garbage management "debris all over the streets and sidewalks and finally "sky…[read more]
55
  • New Hartford Center, CT
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,409
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  • Clay Arsenal, Hartford, CT
  • 15.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,225
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  • Upper Albany, Hartford, CT
  • 14.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,103
53
  • Frog Hollow, Hartford, CT
  • 13.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,995
53
  • Asylum Hill, Hartford, CT
  • 14.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,807

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

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