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Best Places To Live In Farmington, MN

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  • Farmington, MN
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 22,226
  • I have lived in Farmington for 7 years. I feel like I am living in a small town suburb. It is only about 25 miles away from the Twin Cities yet, I am still close to everything I need. I can reach a store
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Eden Prairie, MN
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 63,206
  • I'm a city girl, so the years I lived in Eden Prairie, in a townhouse on a sometimes frozen pond, were a big change of pace. It's one of the larger Minneapolis suburbs, at more than 60,000 people. As
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  • Northfield, MN
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,405
  • Living in Northfield is a very relaxing change from the big city. Cows, colleges and contentment is the theme of Northfield, Minnesota because its culture is dominated by two colleges: Carleton and Saint
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  • Diamond Lake, Minneapolis, MN
  • 17.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,735
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  • Morris Park, Minneapolis, MN
  • 16.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,899
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  • Woodbury, MN
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 66,699
  • I moved to Woodbury, MN in 2009. I lived there for about 4 months. I had a sick relative that resulted in me having to live in the area for a short period of time. While living there I really did enjoy
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  • Savage, MN
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,399
  • I lived in Savage for a few years. The city has very easy access to major freeways and convenient public transportation. Downtown Minneapolis is only 20 miles from Savage which makes it a great city to
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  • Elko New Market, MN
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,472
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  • Hale, Minneapolis, MN
  • 17.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,318
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  • Eagan, MN
  • 11 miles away (City)
  • Population: 65,874
  • I went to Eagan to visit family and we soon found much to do. The most interesting was the entertainment from the cultural arts. There are always chances to celebrate in Eagan there are many chances to
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  • Armatage, Minneapolis, MN
  • 18.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,528
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  • Prior Lake, MN
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,997
  • Prior Lake is an upscale town not too far from Minneapolis. The town is fairly expensive and has a high standard of living, but it's a bit lacking in terms of shopping and entertainment. For those
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  • Kenny, Minneapolis, MN
  • 17.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,863
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  • Chanhassen, MN
  • 23.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,796
  • I have been living in Chanhassen for a while and it's a cozy little city to live in. The local schools are pretty good which makes it an ideal choice if you have children. The city itself is reasonably
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  • Edina, MN
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,976
  • I visited Edina, Minnesota a couple of years ago to visit one of my family members. I noticed that Edina was a mid-sized city, far from being a metropolis, but was comprised had of a lot of interesting
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  • Lilydale, MN
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 791
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  • Shorewood, MN
  • 26.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,548
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  • Newport, MN
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,459
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  • Minnetonka, MN
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 51,651
  • I lived in Minnetonka for three years before I moved back to New York City. During my experience there, there was always a lot to do in Minnetonka. On top of that, Minnetonka is only 8 miles west of
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  • Apple Valley, MN
  • 6.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 50,602
  • I resided in Apple Valley Minnesota for about a year. While I was there I found plenty to do. It is a great place to live and raise children. I wouldn't have left if it wasn't necessary for my husband's
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  • Excelsior, MN
  • 25.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,510
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  • Fulton, Minneapolis, MN
  • 19.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,092
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  • Hastings, MN
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,501
  • Now don't get me wrong, it isn't my fault that there isn't anything to do here. I know that living in Hastings means that you have to be ready to be great and all, but I clearly missed the memo on the
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  • Minnehaha, Minneapolis, MN
  • 17.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,224
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  • Macalester-Groveland, St. Paul, MN
  • 19.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 19,204
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  • Bloomington, MN
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 85,080
  • Bloomington, Minnesota, is a fun place to visit. I have been there many times in my life. I went with friends when I was single and now I go with my husband and kids. The main attraction I enjoy visiting
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  • Mendota, MN
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 279
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  • Rosemount, MN
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,099
  • Rosemount is a little gem of a city that I very much enjoy living in. The city itself has a nice blend of affluent neighborhoods, clean public parks and a couple shopping centers with mom and pop shops.
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  • Ericsson, Minneapolis, MN
  • 18.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,118
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  • Cottage Grove, MN
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,632
  • Cottage Grove has lots of things to do, especially if you're looking for fun, family-friendly activities. There are parks to choose from, including Washington County Ravine Regional Park, which has lots
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  • Linden Hills, Minneapolis, MN
  • 20.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,028
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  • Field, Minneapolis, MN
  • 18.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,457
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  • Howe, Minneapolis, MN
  • 19.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,194
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  • Hiawatha, Minneapolis, MN
  • 18.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,730
  • nice location, right across the river from highland park, close to all major highways and light rail and close to some great parks- the falls, the lakes, etc. so thats all good. i would advise moving
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  • Windom, Minneapolis, MN
  • 17.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,028
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  • Deephaven, MN
  • 25.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,786
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  • Lakeville, MN
  • 3.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59,786
  • I have lived in Lakeville, Minnesota for over 23 years. At that time, we were searching for an affordable house with a nice yard and good schools. Luckily, when we bought our house, we also got a strong
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  • Highland, St. Paul, MN
  • 17.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 24,653
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  • Hopkins, MN
  • 21.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,077
  • First off, let me start by saying this will be a very unbiased review, although living in Hopkins gives me a bit of an advantage here. When you first approach the city, you'll notice we are surrounded by
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  • Lonsdale, MN
  • 17.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,814
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  • Mendota Heights, MN
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,231
  • Living in Mandota Heights is practically like living right in the Twin Cities, except way less crowded and insane. Don't get me wrong, I love all the hustle and bustle of the cities, all they have to
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  • Dundas, MN
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,586
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  • St. Paul Park, MN
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,352
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  • Lake St. Croix Beach, MN
  • 27 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,071
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  • Prescott, WI
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,217
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  • Page, Minneapolis, MN
  • 18.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,103
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  • Sunfish Lake, MN
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 608
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  • Shakopee, MN
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 39,656
  • I've lived in Shakopee all my life. I didn't really appreciate all my town had to offer when I was growing up. Who does, though? Now that I'm an adult, living in the small town of Shakopee is pretty
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  • Burnsville, MN
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 61,158
  • My trip to Burnsville in October of 2008 was less than fun. The only good thing about the trip was The performing Arts Center. We saw some worldclass productions but the activities after the show were
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  • Richfield, MN
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,912
  • After living in Richfield for a few years, I've come to appreciate this small city just outside Minneapolis. I've always been a fan of fresh coffee and bagels in the morning and Richfield has plenty of
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  • Greenwood, MN
  • 25.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 755

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

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