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Best Places To Live In Hercules, CA

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  • Hercules, CA
  • Your matching location
  • 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…[read more]

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Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Port Costa, CA
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 228
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  • Lafayette, CA
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,381
  • Lafayette is an incredible small city across the bay from San Francisco. It is tucked in between many small parks that are very fun to spend time in, no matter what time of year it is. The Lafayette…[read more]
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  • Mill Valley, CA
  • 15.9 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…[read more]
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  • Contra Costa Centre, CA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,190
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  • Belvedere, CA
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,017
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  • Tiburon, CA
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,170
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  • Piedmont, CA
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,201
  • Living in the city of Piedmont is an amazing, yet expensive experience. When I lived in Piedmont, there was never a dull day. This city is full of life and excitement. There is always somewhere to go…[read more]
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  • Corte Madera, CA
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,694
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  • San Ramon, CA
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 74,366
  • And a San Ramon native I for one can vouch for the fact that it is single-handedly one of the most beautiful places in the Bay. With a very mild climate and beautiful atmosphere, San Ramon is also a…[read more]
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  • Danville, CA
  • 22.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 43,758
  • I lived in Danville California for the better part of my childhood, and I still travel there to visit my parents and grandparents during holidays. The city is a very calm place, and in my opinion a great…[read more]
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  • Larkspur, CA
  • 14.3 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…[read more]
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  • Strawberry CDP (Tuolumne County), CA
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 116
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  • Crocker Highland, Oakland, CA
  • 14.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,280
82
  • Strawberry, CA
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,689
82
  • Kensington, CA
  • 7.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,602
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  • Upper Rockridge, Oakland, CA
  • 12.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,996
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  • Montclair, Oakland, CA
  • 13.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,011
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  • Kentfield, CA
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,907
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  • North Gate, CA
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 465
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  • Ross, CA
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,381
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  • Acalanes Ridge, CA
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,000
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  • San Anselmo, CA
  • 15.5 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…[read more]
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  • Forestland, Oakland, CA
  • 13.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,954
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  • Saranap, CA
  • 14.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,211
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  • Shepherd Canyon, Oakland, CA
  • 14.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,863
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  • Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA
  • 16.8 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…[read more]
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  • Merriwood, Oakland, CA
  • 12.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,273
80
  • Shell Ridge, CA
  • 16 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,123
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  • Glen Highlands, Oakland, CA
  • 13.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,473
79
  • Orinda, CA
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,936
  • I have been living here in Orinda, CA going on 10 years now and I love it here. Orinda is probably one of the best places to live, in my opinion. It's a happy friendly place with lots of good people and…[read more]
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  • Inner Sunset, San Francisco, CA
  • 20.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 27,720
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  • Panoramic Hill, Oakland, CA
  • 10.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,751
79
  • Alamo, CA
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,078
  • I've lived all over the beautiful state of California and I can honestly say that Alamo is one of the best areas in the whole state to call home. Living in Alamo (a suburb of San Francisco Bay/East Bay)…[read more]
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  • Fairfax, CA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,598
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  • Sleepy Hollow, CA
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,275
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  • Reliez Valley, CA
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,595
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  • Walnut Creek, CA
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 67,568
  • I've lived close to Walnut Creek, located in the San Francisco East Bay, for most of my life. The city has a Mediterranean climate--moist, cool winters and dry, hot summers. Granted, it is more of a…[read more]
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  • San Miguel, CA
  • 16.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,214
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  • Alto, CA
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 649
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  • Albany, CA
  • 9.2 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…[read more]
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  • Woodminster, Oakland, CA
  • 15.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,530
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  • Moraga, CA
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,977
  • I have lived in Moraga, CA for a couple of years now and it is a wonderful place to create a life for yourself. The city has access to all of the fun of the San Francisco bay area without the hustle and…[read more]
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  • Outer Sunset, San Francisco, CA
  • 21.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 50,788
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  • Oakmore, Oakland, CA
  • 15.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,022
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  • Martinez, CA
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 37,544
  • I've lived in Martinez for over 20 years and Pleasant Hill for 15 years. What I like about living in historical downtown Martinez are the old custom homes, and the proximity to the water and the weather…[read more]
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  • Benicia, CA
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,780
  • What Inlove about Benicia is it’s not as an Francisco or Sacramento. It’s a nice small town with a lot to offer, and right of the back I would recommend for any family of any size. It was great growing…[read more]
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  • Mills College, Oakland, CA
  • 17.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 907
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  • Outer Richmond, San Francisco, CA
  • 20.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 36,055
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  • Castle Hill, CA
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,202
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  • Claremont, Oakland, CA
  • 11.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,097

Listed above are the best places to live in Hercules, CA for 2019. 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 - Hercules, CA, followed by the best places to live near Hercules, CA, sorted by Livability Score.

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