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Best Places To Live In Columbus, MN

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  • Columbus, MN
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 3,980
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Falcon Heights, MN
  • 20.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,534
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  • Champlin, MN
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,929
  • I enthusiastically welcomed living in Champlin Minnesota, the hometown place for hometown people. The town is a large suburb of Minneapolis and is in Hennepin County. Champlin runs along the famous
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  • St. Anthony, MN
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,790
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  • Gem Lake, MN
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 463
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  • Mahtomedi, MN
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,964
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  • Stillwater, MN
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,142
  • I've been living in Stillwater for 8 years and have enjoyed the small town environment and unique shopping culture of this city. The school systems in Stillwater are excellent and my kids enjoy the
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  • St. Anthony city (Stearns County), MN
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 106
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  • Centerville, MN
  • 7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,907
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  • Arden Hills, MN
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,126
  • Arden Hills is a great place to call home. This community has a terrific school district, is family friendly, and very proactive in having events like free live concerts in the park and parades, street
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  • Andover, MN
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 31,906
  • If you're looking for enjoyable activities that are great for everyone in the family, Andover, MN is the place to be. There are lots of opportunities for fun all year round. Bunker Beach Water Park is
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  • Osseo, MN
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,612
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  • North Hudson, WI
  • 23.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,810
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  • Bayport, MN
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,604
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  • Circle Pines, MN
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,947
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  • North Oaks, MN
  • 11.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,832
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  • Lake Elmo, MN
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,445
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  • Pine Springs, MN
  • 16.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 429
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  • Lindstrom, MN
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,406
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  • Houlton, WI
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 233
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  • Lino Lakes, MN
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,758
  • Lino Lakes, Minnesota is an outer-ring suburb located to the northeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The city is very vibrant and independent when considering it is a suburb. The city also has an excellent
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  • Birchwood Village, MN
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 871
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  • Lauderdale, MN
  • 20.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,472
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  • Wyoming, MN
  • 6.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,785
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  • New Brighton, MN
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,233
  • Taking into account how many cities there are in the United State, let alone the world, you would find it hard to believe that a place as unique as New Brighton exists. One thing about the way things
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  • Ham Lake, MN
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,878
  • I chose to move to Ham Lake because of the yard size and the proximity of the neighbors. It's nice to have some privacy in the yard compared to being so close to neighbors. It's not unusual to get over
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  • Ramsey, MN
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,329
  • Living in Ramsey is ok in some ways, but lacking in others. The enjoyable part of it is that it is a small, peaceful city that isn't too busy or hectic. It's well suited for older generations or people
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  • Vadnais Heights, MN
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,115
  • Living in Vadnais Heights, MN means a lot of things for different people. We have a decently low crime rate and cost of living can be kind of high dependent on area of choice, space size, and other
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  • Golden Valley, MN
  • 24.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,040
  • Golden Valley, Minnesota is a residential suburb of Minneapolis with plenty of large lawns, parks and golf courses. It is a good place to raise a family when you work in the city. There are a few small
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  • East Bank-Nicollet Island, Minneapolis, MN
  • 21.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,465
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  • Blaine, MN
  • 10 miles away (City)
  • Population: 61,210
  • Blaine encompasses 34 square miles of land and home to many attractions and entertainment venues. I have been living here since 2009 and find it interesting every day of my life. The weather is not that
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  • Medicine Lake, MN
  • 25.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 315
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  • Isanti, MN
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,453
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  • Center City, MN
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 635
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  • North St. Paul, MN
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,102
  • North Saint, Paul Minnesota is a compact contemporary town within Ramsey County. The cost of living is traditionally expensive. Furthermore, the average home cost is $180,000 and home appreciation within
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  • Shoreview, MN
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,161
  • Shoreview is a great town to live in and has the best of all worlds; easy access to the Twin Cities for great career opportunities, and wonderful country visages and a great deer population for hunting
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  • Hugo, MN
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,223
  • I've been living in Hugo Minnesota for the last 8 years and have enjoyed the small-town atmosphere of this suburban community outside of Minneapolis Minnesota. The school systems in Hugo are really good
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  • North Branch, MN
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,157
  • Calling North Branch, Minnesota home has been wonderful so far. This is a small-town and it definitely feels like it. Many people here have lived here their entire life and they welcome newbies into the
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  • White Bear Lake, MN
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,992
  • I love White Bear. It's a great community with a great sense of community pride. There isn't much to do here unless you enjoy just being outside when it's nice. People are always out walking with their
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  • Forest Lake, MN
  • 3.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,208
  • As those before me have stated, living in a place like Forest Lake just feels like home. I have been living in Forest Lake for most of my life and one thing is for sure, I never spend a moment
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  • Oakdale, MN
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,956
  • I love Minnesota, in particular it's capital, St. Paul. But St. Paul can be an expensive city to live in and I like the idea of having a place that feels like a suburb even though it's close to all the
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  • Lexington, MN
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,965
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  • Marine on St. Croix, MN
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 753
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  • Como, St. Paul, MN
  • 20.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,315
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  • Scandia, MN
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,029
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  • Maple Grove, MN
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 66,969
  • I moved to the Twin Cities when I was 22, and it didn't take me long to realize I'd made a mistake. Oh, they were nice enough - the scenery was gorgeous, and there was always plenty to do - but coming
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  • Dellwood, MN
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,206
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  • Taylors Falls, MN
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,076
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  • Somerset, WI
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,686
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  • Crystal, MN
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,777
  • Crystal offers so many activities that are fun for all members of the family. There are unique attractions that you won't find anywhere else to make a day in the city memorable, especially if you're
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  • Grant, MN
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,134

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

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