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Best Places To Live In Colchester, CT

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  • Colchester, CT
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 4,475
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Portland, CT
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.9km away
  • Population: 5,607
82
  • Glastonbury Center, CT
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 7,523
81
  • Essex Village, CT
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.3km away
  • Population: 2,209
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  • East Hampton, CT
  • City: 8.4mi / 13.5km away
  • Population: 2,693
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  • Chester Center, CT
  • City: 13.6mi / 22.0km away
  • Population: 1,986
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  • Middletown, CT
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.1km away
  • 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]
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  • Mystic, CT
  • City: 24.8mi / 39.9km away
  • Population: 4,241
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  • Old Mystic, CT
  • City: 22.4mi / 36.0km away
  • Population: 3,403
78
  • Long Hill, CT
  • City: 21.5mi / 34.6km away
  • Population: 4,462
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  • Coventry Lake, CT
  • City: 13.7mi / 22.0km away
  • Population: 3,166
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  • Terramuggus, CT
  • City: 8.1mi / 13.1km away
  • Population: 934
77
  • Deep River Center, CT
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • Population: 2,321
77
  • Wethersfield, CT
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • 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]
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  • Lake Pocotopaug, CT
  • City: 9.4mi / 15.1km away
  • Population: 3,415
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  • Mansfield Center, CT
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.3km away
  • Population: 969
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  • Waterford, CT
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 3,094
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  • Blue Hills, CT
  • City: 24.8mi / 39.9km away
  • Population: 3,181
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  • Conning Towers Nautilus Park, CT
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 9,606
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  • Niantic, CT
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.1km away
  • Population: 3,042
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  • Higganum, CT
  • City: 13.0mi / 20.9km away
  • Population: 1,745
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  • Groton, CT
  • City: 22.2mi / 35.8km away
  • Population: 9,240
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  • Gales Ferry, CT
  • City: 16.8mi / 27.0km away
  • Population: 1,005
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  • Manchester, CT
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.4km away
  • Population: 30,364
  • I actually like Manchester. It's definitely a working-class community; however, the city is undergoing some renovations which is really bringing some curb appeal to the downtown area. One of the best…[read more]
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  • Storrs, CT
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 16,059
  • I experienced a terrific stay while living in Storrs Connecticut. The city is located in the district of Tolland County. Storrs is close to Portland and West Hartford Connecticut. The quaint college town…[read more]
70
  • Noank, CT
  • City: 24.0mi / 38.7km away
  • Population: 1,889
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  • Moodus, CT
  • City: 8.0mi / 12.9km away
  • Population: 1,202
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  • North Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 22.3mi / 35.9km away
  • Population: 844
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  • Poquonock Bridge, CT
  • City: 23.5mi / 37.9km away
  • Population: 2,206
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  • South Coventry, CT
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.8km away
  • Population: 1,142
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  • Durham, CT
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 2,687
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  • West End, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 23.7mi / 38.2km away
  • Population: 8,256
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  • Brooklyn, CT
  • City: 24.4mi / 39.3km away
  • Population: 906
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  • Willimantic, CT
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.0km away
  • Population: 17,339
  • As a former Military family, we have lived all across this great United States and abroad. I know my commanding officer still cannot believe that I ended up in a small town like Willimantic, but I always…[read more]
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  • Groton Long Point, CT
  • City: 24.7mi / 39.8km away
  • Population: 477
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  • Jewett City, CT
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 3,451
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  • Downtown, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 22.0mi / 35.4km away
  • Population: 2,222
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  • Baltic, CT
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 1,142
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  • Norwich, CT
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.5km away
  • Population: 40,057
  • Even though Norwich, Connecticut is small, it's packed with history and fun things to do, which is why I love it! Norwich has quite a few fun museums, historical sites, and pleasant walks you can take.…[read more]
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  • East Hartford, CT
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • 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]
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  • New London, CT
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.6km away
  • Population: 27,218
  • I love living in New London, Connecticut. It is a quaint city that is situated right on the water. It has typical New England small town charm with all of the benefits of living in a larger city. The…[read more]
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  • Oxoboxo River, CT
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.6km away
  • Population: 2,884
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  • South Windham, CT
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.0km away
  • Population: 1,330
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  • Mashantucket, CT
  • City: 18.7mi / 30.0km away
  • Population: 231
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  • Sheldon Charter Oak, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 21.2mi / 34.0km away
  • Population: 3,113
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  • South Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • Population: 1,379
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  • Parkville, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 22.8mi / 36.6km away
  • Population: 5,314
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  • Clay Arsenal, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 22.6mi / 36.4km away
  • Population: 7,225
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  • Upper Albany, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 23.4mi / 37.6km away
  • Population: 7,103
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  • Asylum Hill, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 23.0mi / 37.1km away
  • Population: 9,807
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  • Frog Hollow, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 22.4mi / 36.0km away
  • Population: 8,995

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

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