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Best Places To Live In Charleston, IL

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  • Charleston, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 21,257
  • Living in Charleston, Illinois is such a gem for us history lovers! It is a quiet, small town where Abraham Lincoln has certainly made its mark. Charleston is also known for having a great school system…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score76
  • Arthur, IL
  • City: 22.2mi / 35.7km away
  • Population: 2,714
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  • Greenup, IL
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.4km away
  • Population: 1,738
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  • Arcola, IL
  • City: 15.2mi / 24.5km away
  • Population: 2,881
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  • Westfield, IL
  • City: 9.9mi / 15.9km away
  • Population: 742
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  • Neoga, IL
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 1,770
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  • Sigel, IL
  • City: 24.7mi / 39.7km away
  • Population: 349
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  • Kansas, IL
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 652
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  • Redmon, IL
  • City: 20.1mi / 32.4km away
  • Population: 133
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  • Hindsboro, IL
  • City: 14.0mi / 22.6km away
  • Population: 349
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  • Lerna, IL
  • City: 7.5mi / 12.1km away
  • Population: 272
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  • Mattoon, IL
  • City: 9.9mi / 15.9km away
  • Population: 17,399
  • Mattoon, Illinois is a small city located between St. Louis, Missouri and Chicago, with about a two hour or so drive either way. It has a decent housing market with house prices being average to low, and…[read more]
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  • Humboldt, IL
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 483
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  • Oakland, IL
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.2km away
  • Population: 898
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  • Toledo, IL
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.2km away
  • Population: 1,372
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  • Allenville, IL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 169
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  • Casey, IL
  • City: 16.1mi / 25.9km away
  • Population: 2,561
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  • Martinsville, IL
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.2km away
  • Population: 1,261
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  • Brocton, IL
  • City: 20.6mi / 33.1km away
  • Population: 377
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  • Jewett, IL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 226
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  • Ashmore, IL
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.4km away
  • Population: 852
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  • Gays, IL
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.5km away
  • Population: 293

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

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