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Best Places To Live In Columbus, NC

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  • Columbus, NC
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 1,349
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Fletcher, NC
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,547
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  • Royal Pines, NC
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,751
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  • Biltmore Forest, NC
  • 27 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,516
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  • Travelers Rest, SC
  • 23.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,903
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  • Tigerville, SC
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,808
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  • Landrum, SC
  • 5.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,461
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  • Boiling Springs, SC
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,945
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  • Tryon, NC
  • 3.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,568
  • Pulled over late at night for nothing the bored tryon police officers vandalized my vehicle. The police chief Jeff Arrowood doesn't want to have anything to do with it. No wonder this town can't keep
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  • East Flat Rock, NC
  • 11.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,735
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  • Flat Rock, NC
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,254
71
  • Rutherfordton, NC
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,187
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  • Mountain Home, NC
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,961
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  • Inman, SC
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,189
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  • Hendersonville, NC
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,548
  • Here in Hendersonville, life isn't too bad at all. I mean we have plenty of restaurants along Main Street like the Wine Sage and Gourmet which is spectacular. I have found that living in Hendersonville
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  • Barker Heights, NC
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,495
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  • Gramling, SC
  • 12.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 0
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  • Saluda, NC
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 758
70
  • Fingerville, SC
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 0
70
  • Chimney Rock Village, NC
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 98
70
  • Valley Hill, NC
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,816
70
  • Laurel Park, NC
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,633
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  • Inman Mills, SC
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,592
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  • Gerton, NC
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 287
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  • Lyman, SC
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,378
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  • Spindale, NC
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,269
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  • Horse Shoe, NC
  • 20.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,441
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  • Fruitland, NC
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,490
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  • Valley Falls, SC
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,805
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  • Slater-Marietta, SC
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,421
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  • Hoopers Creek, NC
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,352
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  • Campobello, SC
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 562
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  • Dana, NC
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,321
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  • Lake Lure, NC
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,363
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  • Flat Rock CDP, NC
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,435
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  • Ruth, NC
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 446
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  • Balfour, NC
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,540
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  • Edneyville, NC
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,159
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  • Chesnee, SC
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 782
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  • Southern Shops, SC
  • 22.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,014
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  • Forest City, NC
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,356

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

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