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Best Places To Live In Cardiff, AL

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  • Cardiff, AL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 58
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Vestavia Hills, AL
  • City: 16.0mi / 25.7km away
  • Population: 34,243
  • Alabama is my most favorite home ever. I grew up in the state and have many memories from it. I lived in several cities in different areas in the State and Vestavia Hills is one of the prettiest. I…[read more]
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  • Highland Lakes, AL
  • City: 23.5mi / 37.9km away
  • Population: 4,860
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  • Brook Highland, AL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.1km away
  • Population: 6,604
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  • Hoover, AL
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.2km away
  • Population: 84,100
  • I lived in Hoover, Alabama for five years before I relocated to be closer to my family. I enjoyed everyday that I spent in Hoover. My favorite thing to do in Hoover was go to the parks. There are twelve…[read more]
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  • Homewood, AL
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.8km away
  • Population: 25,652
  • Homewood has a wealth of attractions that show off the southern charm of the city, as well as the modern innovations of the area. Whether you're organizing a trip with friends or want to come up with…[read more]
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  • Mountain Brook, AL
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.1km away
  • Population: 20,532
  • Many of the attractions and businesses are just outside of the Mountain Brook area, but I enjoy living in the town and have been here for almost three years. It offers a quiet setting instead of the busy…[read more]
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  • Meadowbrook, AL
  • City: 21.9mi / 35.2km away
  • Population: 8,534
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  • Indian Springs Village, AL
  • City: 22.4mi / 36.1km away
  • Population: 2,529
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  • Trussville, AL
  • City: 18.6mi / 29.9km away
  • Population: 20,872
  • If you're looking for entertaining activities in Trussville for your family vacation, you're in luck. There are attractions in the city that everyone in the family can take part in. Spare Time…[read more]
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  • Grayson Valley, AL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.8km away
  • Population: 4,872
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  • Warrior, AL
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.5km away
  • Population: 3,198
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  • Hayden, AL
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.4km away
  • Population: 1,222
  • We moved to Hayden over 15 yrs ago to get out of Trussville. We love living in Hayden and do not want to lose the small town feel of our area. We do not want to see a four lane highway on Highway 160,…[read more]
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  • Shoal Creek, AL
  • City: 23.7mi / 38.2km away
  • Population: 1,448
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  • Kimberly, AL
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.9km away
  • Population: 2,840
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  • Irondale, AL
  • City: 14.9mi / 24.0km away
  • Population: 12,388
  • I cannot recommend living in Irondale, AL enough to anyone looking to raise a family in a city with a small-town feel. Our community is wonderful out here. Everyone comes together frequently on the…[read more]
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  • Dora, AL
  • City: 10.5mi / 16.9km away
  • Population: 2,362
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  • Smoke Rise, AL
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 2,556
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  • Gardendale, AL
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.6km away
  • Population: 13,750
  • One of the best experiences I have had while living in Gardendale was the amazing amount of opportunities and friends made in just these past couple years. It wasn't hard to find work shortly after…[read more]
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  • Rock Creek, AL
  • City: 14.6mi / 23.5km away
  • Population: 1,430
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  • Clay, AL
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 9,659
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  • Fultondale, AL
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.4km away
  • Population: 8,854
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  • Sumiton, AL
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.6km away
  • Population: 2,735
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  • Graysville, AL
  • City: 3.0mi / 4.8km away
  • Population: 1,911
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  • Concord, AL
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.0km away
  • Population: 1,837
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  • Pleasant Grove, AL
  • City: 11.0mi / 17.6km away
  • Population: 10,284
  • Living in Pleasant Grove, AL puts you under an hour from Tuscaloosa and just a little over an hour from Talladega. The area is surrounded with other nice, rustic, and forested towns. There's a great…[read more]
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  • Lipscomb, AL
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.6km away
  • Population: 2,437
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  • Mount Olive, AL
  • City: 3.9mi / 6.3km away
  • Population: 4,237
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  • Hueytown, AL
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.6km away
  • Population: 15,797
  • I've been living in Hueytown Alabama for 8 years and enjoyed the small town feel and the convenience to neighboring Birmingham where there's lots of Metropolitan nightlife, restaurants in various other…[read more]
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  • Jasper, AL
  • City: 24.3mi / 39.1km away
  • Population: 14,137
  • I’ve been living in Jasper, FL for a few years now. This small town is very southern in nature. There are a few great schools and churches nearby. Everyone is friendly and will to give a helping hand. A…[read more]
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  • Minor, AL
  • City: 7.5mi / 12.1km away
  • Population: 1,140
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  • Sylvan Springs, AL
  • City: 10.0mi / 16.1km away
  • Population: 1,753
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  • Maytown, AL
  • City: 7.9mi / 12.7km away
  • Population: 349
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  • Brighton, AL
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.2km away
  • Population: 2,868
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  • Locust Fork, AL
  • City: 25.5mi / 41.1km away
  • Population: 1,404
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  • Bessemer, AL
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.4km away
  • Population: 26,856
  • I find there are some good and bad points about living in Bessemer, Alabama. For a small town, Bessemer is really an industrial suburb of Birmingham. It was part of the old Alabama steel industry and has…[read more]
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  • Pinson, AL
  • City: 15.5mi / 24.9km away
  • Population: 7,451
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  • Morris, AL
  • City: 10.0mi / 16.1km away
  • Population: 1,775
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  • West Jefferson, AL
  • City: 7.9mi / 12.7km away
  • Population: 462
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  • Birmingham, AL
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.0km away
  • Population: 212,424
  • I've lived in Alabama all my life outside of a couple of years in Illinois. Birmingham is a very depressing city. The crime rate is high, the job market is only so-so and there isn't much to do outside…[read more]
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  • Mount Olive CDP (Coosa County), AL
  • City: 3.9mi / 6.3km away
  • Population: 275
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  • County Line, AL
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.4km away
  • Population: 316
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  • Forestdale, AL
  • City: 5.4mi / 8.6km away
  • Population: 9,679
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  • Cordova, AL
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 2,030
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  • Brookside, AL
  • City: 2.1mi / 3.4km away
  • Population: 1,202
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  • Edgewater, AL
  • City: 8.2mi / 13.2km away
  • Population: 899
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  • Fairfield, AL
  • City: 11.9mi / 19.2km away
  • Population: 10,937
  • If you and your family are moving to Fairfield in the near future, here are some attractions you should check out to make living in the city more enjoyable. The Vulcan Park and Museum is nearby, which…[read more]
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  • North Johns, AL
  • City: 21.6mi / 34.8km away
  • Population: 252
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  • Center Point, AL
  • City: 14.2mi / 22.8km away
  • Population: 16,711
  • Sorry, but I can't in good conscience recommend Center Point as a good place to live. Just about the only thing really enjoyable about living in Center Point is the nice weather year round. It is part of…[read more]
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  • Midfield, AL
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.4km away
  • Population: 5,260
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  • Trafford, AL
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.6km away
  • Population: 660

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

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