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Best Places To Live In Jefferson, IA

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  • Jefferson, IA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 4,207
  • Jefferson is a delightful town of about 4,000 people located an hour northwest of Des Moines and 40 minutes west of Ames and Iowa State University. I'm not from here but moved here a few years ago as I…[read more]
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  • Ogden, IA
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  • Perry, IA
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  • Farnhamville, IA
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  • Glidden, IA
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  • Gowrie, IA
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  • Lake City, IA
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  • Paton, IA
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  • Dawson, IA
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  • Harcourt, IA
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  • Churdan, IA
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  • Minburn, IA
  • City: 25.4mi / 40.9km away
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  • Dayton, IA
  • City: 23.2mi / 37.3km away
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  • Yale, IA
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
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  • Beaver, IA
  • City: 12.4mi / 19.9km away
  • Population: 127
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  • Ralston, IA
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.8km away
  • Population: 78
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  • Jamaica, IA
  • City: 12.4mi / 20.0km away
  • Population: 242
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  • Lohrville, IA
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
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  • Grand Junction, IA
  • City: 7.4mi / 11.9km away
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  • Lanesboro, IA
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 139
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  • Bouton, IA
  • City: 22.1mi / 35.6km away
  • Population: 161
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  • Bagley, IA
  • City: 12.1mi / 19.4km away
  • Population: 335
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  • Boxholm, IA
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 221
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  • Bayard, IA
  • City: 14.6mi / 23.5km away
  • Population: 455
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  • Rippey, IA
  • City: 10.8mi / 17.4km away
  • Population: 207
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  • Pilot Mound, IA
  • City: 21.0mi / 33.7km away
  • Population: 161
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  • Scranton, IA
  • City: 8.7mi / 14.0km away
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  • Dana, IA
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 78
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  • Berkley, IA
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.3km away
  • Population: 21

Listed above are the best places to live in Jefferson, IA for 2021. 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 - Jefferson, IA, followed by the best places to live near Jefferson, IA, sorted by Livability Score.

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