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Best Places To Live In Fairfax, CA

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  • Fairfax, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 7,598
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score85
  • Mill Valley, CA
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,318
  • At the foot of Mount Tamalpais is Mill Valley. Accurately named for long-ago lumber milling operations, the town remains fairly eclectic. You can find money stuffed executives living next to pauper
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  • Tiburon, CA
  • 10.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,170
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  • Belvedere, CA
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,017
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  • Corte Madera, CA
  • 6.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,694
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  • Larkspur, CA
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,268
  • Larkspur, California is the best place to call home in the entire state! We have a great community full of friendly people. There are several different things to do here, the weather is spectacular, and
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  • Strawberry CDP (Tuolumne County), CA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 116
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  • Strawberry, CA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,689
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  • Kensington, CA
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,602
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  • Ross, CA
  • 2.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,381
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  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • 22.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,996
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  • Kentfield, CA
  • 4.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,907
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  • San Anselmo, CA
  • 1.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,623
  • San Anselmo, California is a industrial urban town of more than 12,000 residents. The cost of living is expensive, however the quality of homes are worth the pay. The job market here is blooming, jobs
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  • Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,605
  • Imagine finding a town with all the beauty that California has to offer, great people who are more than just neighbors and friend, a solid economy with an active job force, great schools to educate your
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  • Inner Sunset, San Francisco, CA
  • 17.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 27,720
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  • Panoramic Hill, Oakland, CA
  • 21.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,751
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  • Sleepy Hollow, CA
  • 1.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,275
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  • Albany, CA
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,420
  • Living near San Francisco can have its perks, you know. A small town like Albany gives you so much flexibility when it comes to where you want to work, send your kids to school, and where you like to
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  • Alto, CA
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 649
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  • Outer Sunset, San Francisco, CA
  • 17 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 50,788
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  • Alameda, CA
  • 25 miles away (City)
  • Population: 77,409
  • From a beautiful golf course to a indoor mini golf course miniature of the Bay Area, to bowling alley, and two antique arcades. The best little shopping area in SF Bay. Great restaurants and street
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  • Outer Richmond, San Francisco, CA
  • 15.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 36,055
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  • Sausalito, CA
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,115
  • Earlier this year I took a big leap and moved out of my beloved San Francisco to Sausalito. I had always like visiting Sausalito on the weekends but the idea of living in a small town (village) was a bit
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  • Presidio Heights, San Francisco, CA
  • 15.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,734
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  • Twin Peaks, San Francisco, CA
  • 18.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,538
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  • Parkside, San Francisco, CA
  • 18 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 27,661
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  • Inner Richmond, San Francisco, CA
  • 16 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 38,842
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  • Seacliff, San Francisco, CA
  • 15.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,429
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  • Novato, CA
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 54,790
  • The city of Novato, California is located across the bay from San Francisco. It is in the county of Marin. This little bit of country is a quiet respite for people who work in San Francisco which is only
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  • North Beach, San Francisco, CA
  • 16.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,601
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  • Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco, CA
  • 17.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 23,717
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  • Trestle Glen, Oakland, CA
  • 23.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,819
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  • Pacific Heights, San Francisco, CA
  • 16.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 19,716
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  • Stinson Beach, CA
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 603
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  • West Of Twin Peaks, San Francisco, CA
  • 18.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 21,375
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  • Hercules, CA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,011
  • I live in Hercules, CA and I look forward to each day here. Hercules was named after the Hercules Powder Company, which used to own the land as part of their factory. We are a bedroom community, situated
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  • Diamond Heights, San Francisco, CA
  • 19 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,239
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  • Woodacre, CA
  • 2.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,542
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  • Marina, San Francisco, CA
  • 15.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 22,358
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  • Fairview Park, Oakland, CA
  • 20.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,894
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  • Lucas Valley-Marinwood, CA
  • 3.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,594
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  • Grand Lake, Oakland, CA
  • 22.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,102
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  • Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA
  • 22.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 613
70
  • Petaluma, CA
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59,757
  • Petaluma is a city in Sonoma County located in Southern California. I moved to Petamula, California only two years ago due to a job offer. It's small town atmosphere, climate, and proximity to the large
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  • Lakeshore, San Francisco, CA
  • 19.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 22,014
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  • Black Point-Green Point, CA
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,592
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  • San Geronimo, CA
  • 3.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 597
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  • Noe Valley, San Francisco, CA
  • 18.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 21,074
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  • Daly City, CA
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 105,543
  • Whenever visiting San Francisco, I couldn't resist the temptation to shop at Colma, which is the shopping hub of Daly City. The city of Dala City is located on the northern outskirts of San Francisco and
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  • Glen Park, San Francisco, CA
  • 19.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,919
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  • Muir Beach, CA
  • 8.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 248

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

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