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Best Places To Live In Durham, CT

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  • Durham, CT
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 2,687
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Plantsville, CT
  • City: 13.1mi / 21.0km away
  • Population: 1,702
84
  • Cheshire Village, CT
  • City: 11.4mi / 18.4km away
  • Population: 6,103
83
  • Newington, CT
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.8km away
  • Population: 30,590
  • In the year 2000, I moved back to Newington, CT after living in another nearby town for more than a decade. Located in the central section of the state, Newington maintains a real small town charm, while…[read more]
82
  • Guilford Center, CT
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • Population: 2,517
82
  • Portland, CT
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.4km away
  • Population: 5,607
81
  • Glastonbury Center, CT
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 7,523
81
  • Kensington, CT
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.6km away
  • Population: 8,528
80
  • Essex Village, CT
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 2,209
80
  • Middletown, CT
  • City: 5.2mi / 8.3km away
  • 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…[read more]
80
  • Madison Center, CT
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.8km away
  • Population: 2,404
80
  • East Hampton, CT
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.9km away
  • Population: 2,693
79
  • Chester Center, CT
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.8km away
  • Population: 1,986
78
  • North Haven, CT
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.0km away
  • Population: 23,888
  • North Haven, Connecticut is a gorgeous city with beautiful buildings and a lovely scenery. I have been to North Haven numerous times and love going back each and every time. The weather is constantly…[read more]
77
  • Orange, CT
  • City: 22.1mi / 35.6km away
  • Population: 13,941
  • You can come to Orange, Connecticut and visit Splat Art Studios for some art classes, and kids' activities, you can head out to the Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum for a great afternoon of fun and…[read more]
77
  • Terramuggus, CT
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.7km away
  • Population: 934
77
  • Deep River Center, CT
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.5km away
  • Population: 2,321
76
  • Wethersfield, CT
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.2km away
  • 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…[read more]
76
  • Wallingford Center, CT
  • City: 7.3mi / 11.8km away
  • Population: 17,634
  • Taking time off from work to enjoy where you live is a must, and this fact is definitely true living in Wallingford Center. No matter your background, demographic, or lifestyle choice, you will find a…[read more]
76
  • Lake Pocotopaug, CT
  • City: 12.0mi / 19.3km away
  • Population: 3,415
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  • Milford city, CT
  • City: 26.1mi / 42.0km away
  • Population: 52,005
  • My favorite thing to do in Milford, CT is taking my family to the beach. The best areas in Milford are Long Island Sound and Walnut beaches because they offer the perfect scenery for sightseers like…[read more]
75
  • Colchester, CT
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 4,475
75
  • Saybrook Manor, CT
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km away
  • Population: 1,193
74
  • Branford Center, CT
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.7km away
  • Population: 6,360
73
  • Woodmont, CT
  • City: 23.8mi / 38.3km away
  • Population: 1,425
72
  • Fenwick, CT
  • City: 22.1mi / 35.6km away
  • Population: 78
72
  • Old Saybrook Center, CT
  • City: 21.3mi / 34.2km away
  • Population: 1,830
71
  • Higganum, CT
  • City: 6.9mi / 11.1km away
  • Population: 1,745
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  • Bristol, CT
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km away
  • Population: 60,437
  • Many people might not think to visit a city like Bristol, CT. It's a city that is quiet and doesn't have a reputation as a vacation getaway. It is however an excellent place to visit or live. I had a…[read more]
70
  • East Haven, CT
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.1km away
  • Population: 29,015
  • I absolutely love living in East Haven! I live in a condo in the section of Momauguin in East Haven, which is remotely close to the shore. The other sections of East Haven include the Foxon area, which…[read more]
70
  • Naugatuck, CT
  • City: 19.2mi / 30.9km away
  • Population: 31,625
  • Naugatuck is a horrible town to live in is worse than New York City 5 boroughs all together. We moved from Bedford hills NY because life has treated me bad in NY no luck in catching a good job with a…[read more]
69
  • Moodus, CT
  • City: 12.1mi / 19.4km away
  • Population: 1,202
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  • Clinton, CT
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.6km away
  • Population: 3,605
67
  • Westbrook Center, CT
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 2,036
67
  • Terryville, CT
  • City: 21.9mi / 35.2km away
  • Population: 5,431
67
  • West Haven, CT
  • City: 20.5mi / 32.9km away
  • Population: 54,972
  • West Haven was a great place to live and I enjoyed the years I spent there. Quaint and on the small side, West Haven offers a slower pace than some of the larger surrounding areas. The shoreline is…[read more]
65
  • West Rock, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 4,703
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  • East Hartford, CT
  • City: 20.0mi / 32.2km away
  • 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…[read more]
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  • Annex, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 16.9mi / 27.2km away
  • Population: 6,291
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  • Meriden, CT
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.6km away
  • Population: 60,203
  • The company I work for opened a new store in the Chamberlin plaza here and I was nominated to go for the opening to oversee. I was excited about going to Connecticut because I have never been. I stayed…[read more]
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  • East Rock, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 15.8mi / 25.5km away
  • Population: 9,783
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  • Westville, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 18.7mi / 30.1km away
  • Population: 8,106
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  • Downtown, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 17.1mi / 27.5km away
  • Population: 6,416
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  • South Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 18.3mi / 29.5km away
  • Population: 1,379
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  • Parkville, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 19.1mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 5,314
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  • Sheldon Charter Oak, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 19.3mi / 31.1km away
  • Population: 3,113
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  • Newhallville, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 16.6mi / 26.6km away
  • Population: 5,589
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  • Quinnipiac, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 14.6mi / 23.4km away
  • Population: 6,242
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  • West River, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 18.2mi / 29.2km away
  • Population: 3,413
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  • Wooster Square, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 1,664
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  • Edgewood, New Haven, CT
  • Neighborhood: 17.7mi / 28.4km away
  • Population: 4,305

Listed above are the best places to live in Durham, CT for 2020. 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 - Durham, CT, followed by the best places to live near Durham, CT, sorted by Livability Score.

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