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Best Places To Live In Columbia, PA

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  • Columbia, PA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 10,382
  • Columbia, Pennsylvania is a lovely spot located in one of the most beautiful scenic parts of Pennsylvania. Absolutely one of the best areas in the state. I have been living in Columbia for just shy of 7
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Hershey, PA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,338
  • Who doesn't want to live in a city with a huge chocolate factory? Hershey is the best selling brand of candy in the US. With the smell of chocolate wafts everywhere, dieters don't stand much of a chance.
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  • Colony Park, PA
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,459
83
  • Palmdale, PA
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,043
83
  • Valley View CDP (Schuylkill County), PA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,592
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  • Tyler Run, PA
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,466
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  • Spry, PA
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,106
82
  • Yorklyn, PA
  • 8.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,946
82
  • Stonybrook, PA
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,254
81
  • Paxtonia, PA
  • 24.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,301
81
  • Bressler, PA
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,334
80
  • Lititz, PA
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,209
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  • East Petersburg, PA
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,516
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  • Landisville, PA
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,769
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  • Hummelstown, PA
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,557
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  • Paxtang, PA
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,493
78
  • Union Deposit, PA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 662
78
  • Valley View, PA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,403
78
  • Royalton, PA
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,044
78
  • Grantley, PA
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,912
78
  • Lawnton, PA
  • 22.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,857
78
  • East York, PA
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,467
78
  • Reinholds, PA
  • 25.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,885
77
  • Middletown CDP, PA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,558
77
  • Elizabethtown, PA
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,598
  • I lived in Elizabethtown (E-Town as the locals call it) from 2014 to 2018, and it was truly terrible.As another reviewer stated, the town isn't very exciting. UNLESS you live near the center of town,
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  • Queens Gate, PA
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,245
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  • Salunga, PA
  • 5.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,725
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  • Dallastown, PA
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,816
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  • Emigsville, PA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,999
76
  • Akron, PA
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,956
  • Akron is a tiny town not far from Lancaster, PA. I am not native to this area or the state even, but I have been living her almost 9 years. The area is quaint, conservative, and lacking diversity in
75
  • New Market, PA
  • 23.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 628
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  • Palmyra, PA
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,481
  • Elizabethtown might be the best place to live west of Lancaster, Reading, and Allentown, Southeastern Pennyvania's westernmost town (E-town,) still lacks a lot of pluses. Palmyra is 11 miles n of
75
  • Montrose Manor, PA
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 558
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  • Millersville, PA
  • 7.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,370
  • The amenity rankings that attributed to the Livability Score for Millersville are not very accurate. The Borough has a very nice grocery store, coffee shops, specialty shops, an elementary school, a
75
  • Shiloh, PA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,448
  • I've enjoyed the religious enrichment at Shiloh Lutheran Church while living in Shiloh Pennsylvania. I appreciate the hospitality and community that has been developed in this Pennsylvania small town.
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  • Manchester, PA
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,753
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  • Progress, PA
  • 25.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,560
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  • East Prospect, PA
  • 4.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,025
74
  • Wrightsville, PA
  • 2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,358
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  • Maytown, PA
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,893
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  • Ephrata, PA
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,714
  • I have been living in Ephrata, PA for 17 years. The area is what one would call an average town. What you need is close by if they are essential, but nothing city wise. The town is still on the small
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  • Shrewsbury, PA
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,838
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  • New Salem CDP, PA
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 446
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  • Goldsboro, PA
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,072
  • Goldsboro, PA is locally known as Etters, PA. Both have the same zip code and Golosboro is typically referring to the small village where the post office is located. I have lived here for just over a
74
  • Loganville, PA
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,184
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  • Denver, PA
  • 23.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,870
74
  • Brownstown borough, PA
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 799
74
  • Bainbridge, PA
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,640
73
  • Mount Gretna, PA
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 240
73
  • North York, PA
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,873
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  • Lampeter, PA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,435

Listed above are the best places to live in Columbia, PA for 2019. 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 - Columbia, PA, followed by the best places to live near Columbia, PA, sorted by Livability Score.

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