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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
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,607
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  • Old Mystic, CT
  • 22.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,403
81
  • Chester Center, CT
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,986
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  • Glastonbury Center, CT
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,523
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  • Mystic, CT
  • 24.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,241
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  • Niantic, CT
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,042
77
  • Long Hill, CT
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,462
77
  • Essex Village, CT
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,209
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  • East Hampton, CT
  • 8.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,693
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  • Durham, CT
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,687
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  • Lake Pocotopaug, CT
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,415
76
  • Mansfield Center, CT
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 969
76
  • Wethersfield, CT
  • 19.4 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
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  • South Coventry, CT
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,142
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  • Noank, CT
  • 24 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,889
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  • Middletown, CT
  • 16.9 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
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  • Moodus, CT
  • 8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,202
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  • Deep River Center, CT
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,321
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  • Gales Ferry, CT
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,005
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  • Terramuggus, CT
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 934
72
  • Coventry Lake, CT
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,166
71
  • Higganum, CT
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,745
71
  • Groton Long Point, CT
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 477
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  • Groton, CT
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,240
71
  • Waterford, CT
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,094
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  • Blue Hills, CT
  • 24.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,181
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  • Conning Towers Nautilus Park, CT
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,606
70
  • Storrs, CT
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • South Windham, CT
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,330
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  • North Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • 22.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 844
68
  • Manchester, CT
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Oxoboxo River, CT
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,884
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  • Jewett City, CT
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,451
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  • Willimantic, CT
  • 11.2 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Brooklyn, CT
  • 24.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 906
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  • Norwich, CT
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • 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.
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  • Baltic, CT
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,142
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  • East Hartford, CT
  • 19 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
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  • Poquonock Bridge, CT
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,206
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  • West End, Hartford, CT
  • 23.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,256
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  • Mashantucket, CT
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 231
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  • New London, CT
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • South End, Hartford, CT
  • 21 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,771
  • It used to be a nice livable urban area. That has changed in the last 10 year. Its now filled with drugs, prostitution and gang related activity. Taxes are high and city government poorly run. The
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  • Downtown, Hartford, CT
  • 22 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,222
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  • South Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • 20.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,379
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  • South West, Hartford, CT
  • 21.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,360
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  • Blue Hills, Hartford, CT
  • 24.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,499
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  • Sheldon Charter Oak, Hartford, CT
  • 21.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,113
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  • Asylum Hill, Hartford, CT
  • 23 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,807
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  • Behind The Rocks, Hartford, CT
  • 22.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,926

Listed above are the best places to live in Colchester, CT for 2018. 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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