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Best Places To Live In Columbus, IL

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  • Columbus, IL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 115
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score70
  • Hannibal, MO
  • 23.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,707
  • I have lived in Hannibal, Missouri for all my life and cannot even imagine to think of living anywhere else! I love it here! It's located right on the Mississippi River, has all four seasons and is the
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  • La Grange, MO
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 919
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  • Ursa, IL
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 619
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  • Camp Point, IL
  • 5.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,135
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  • Quincy, IL
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40,689
  • Living in Quincy is kind of like living in a fantasy village all year round. The place is touristy, but in a nice sort of way. The views are spectacular, and the famous Mississippi River is right there
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  • Payson, IL
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,242
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  • Mendon, IL
  • 10.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 935
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  • Lima, IL
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 121
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  • Liberty, IL
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 504
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  • West Point, IL
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 197
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  • Hull, IL
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 478
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  • Plainville, IL
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 334
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  • Coatsburg, IL
  • 3.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 155
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  • Clayton, IL
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 607
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  • New Salem, IL
  • 25 miles away (City)
  • Population: 131
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  • Loraine, IL
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 306
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  • Mound Station, IL
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 158
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  • Golden, IL
  • 10.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 643
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  • La Prairie, IL
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 68
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  • Augusta, IL
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 455
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  • Camden, IL
  • 22.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 100
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  • Kinderhook, IL
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 315
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  • Bowen, IL
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 470
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  • Baylis, IL
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 190

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

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