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Best Places To Live In La Plata, MD

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  • La Plata, MD
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 9,059
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Taylor Run, Alexandria, VA
  • 19.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,851
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  • Hayfield, VA
  • 16.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,453
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  • North Ridge-Rosemont, Alexandria, VA
  • 20.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 12,333
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  • Kingstowne, VA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,779
  • I live in Kingstowne, Virginia and I can say that this area is very pleasant. My family and I initially chose Kingstown, because we needed to be closer to Washington, D.C. for an easy to commute to my
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  • Rose Hill, VA
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,968
  • Absolute positive experiences for me living in Rose Hill, Va. One of the better cities to raise kids. Entails an incredible school system, low crime and an excellent employment rate. Compared to other
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  • Occoquan, VA
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 947
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  • Old Town, Alexandria, VA
  • 18.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,768
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  • Neabsco, VA
  • 20.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,038
  • Living in Neabsco, Virginia is truly all that I've dreamed about. Growing up in a small town in North Carolina, I always felt out of place living so far south. Not only was I not into things that my
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  • Franconia, VA
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,935
  • I experienced a great lifestyle while living in Franconia Virginia. The city is located in Fairfax County Virginia. Franconia is close to Alexandria and just north of Fort Belvoir, a US Army facility.
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  • Kings Park West, VA
  • 25.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,925
  • I've visited the city of Kings Park West, Virginia and love its simplicity. The residents are very ethnically diverse in this city. This state is well known for being a pretty city. With the cost of
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  • Potomac West, Alexandria, VA
  • 20.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 24,113
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  • Seminary Hill, Alexandria, VA
  • 20.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 22,478
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  • Eisenhower East, Alexandria, VA
  • 18.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,292
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  • Northeast, Alexandria, VA
  • 19.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,081
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  • Kings Park, VA
  • 23 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,687
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  • Burke Centre, VA
  • 24.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,130
  • If you can get past the Northern Virginia traffic, then I assure you that you will enjoy what our suburbs have to offer. Here we have a place called Burke Centre, and I promise you I never heard of it
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  • Fairlington-Bradlee, Alexandria, VA
  • 20.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 545
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  • Fort Hunt, VA
  • 14.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,182
  • Nestled right beside the mighty Potomac River, living in Fort Hunt is an experience unique to itself. No area of northern Virginia is the same, I am guessing that is why most in other parts of the state
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  • Ravensworth, VA
  • 22.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,175
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  • Burke, VA
  • 22.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 42,290
  • I was born and raised in a town called Alexandria which is located in the Washington D.C. area. I currently live in a town called Burke, located in Virginia. This town has so much to offer through the
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  • Old Town North, Alexandria, VA
  • 19.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,477
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  • Woodbridge, VA
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,436
  • I'll keep this short and sweet. I've lived in Woodbridge for 25 years and I can honestly say that this is one of the best places that I know of to live and to raise a family. Being just a hop, skip, and
83
  • Huntington, VA
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,032
  • Living in Huntington has been an overall fantastic experience. Not only is this place perfect to raise a family, its perfect for single individuals who are looking for a small town to get comfortable in.
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  • North Springfield, VA
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,666
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  • Lincolnia, VA
  • 21.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,229
  • Lincolnia is an upscale suburb not too far from Washington. It's an excellent choice to live in if you work in the area. Homes here can be expensive, but Lincolnia has a number of benefits that more than
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  • Newington, VA
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,583
  • As I have grown to learn more in my elderly years, the term home is where the heart is rings more true now than ever. If ever I have loved a city with all of my heart, Newington would be that city. A
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  • King St Metro, Alexandria, VA
  • 18.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 679
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  • Lake Ridge, VA
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 44,685
  • The thing I love most about living in Lake Ridge is the beautiful scenic environment. I really enjoy sitting by water at the Occoquan reservoir and watching the birds. Virginia is so wonderful during the
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  • West Springfield, VA
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,028
  • Living in West Springfield might be expensive, but the city has a lot to offer and the price tag is justified. Due to its close proximity to Washington DC, there are a lot of opportunities for work in
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  • Potomac Yard-Potomac Greens, Alexandria, VA
  • 20 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,750
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  • Groveton, VA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,274
  • Grovetown Virginia is a fantastic place to live. It is a great place to raise a family. The neighbors were always there when you needed them. It is such a tight-knit community. If you're looking for a
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  • Springfield, VA
  • 20.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,952
  • I experienced an exciting time while living in Springfield Virginia, a neighbor to the nation's capital. Springfield Virginia is a suburb that exceeds over 100,000 in population. It has primo
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  • Newington Forest, VA
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,262
  • Newington Forest is a fascinating city in Fairfax County. It offers a residential and commercial layout. The town holds about 12,000 residents at the average age of 37. The unemployment is down 3.20%
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  • Belle Haven, VA
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,705
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  • Southwest Wuadrant, Alexandria, VA
  • 18.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,148
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  • Wakefield, VA
  • 24.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,697
  • Wakefield, VA is a nice town not too far from Newport News and Norfolk. It's about an hour away from either city, so if you have big city needs or Navy business (I was a sailor, which is what took me to
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  • Alexandria, VA
  • 18.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 151,473
  • Alexandria is as bad as Oakland California. The only difference is that they have made it legal to steal here. If you are not white and have a lot of money you are targeted by the police who ticket and
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  • Landmark-Van Dom, Alexandria, VA
  • 20.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 26,628
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  • Mount Vernon, VA
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,469
  • I have lived here in Mount Vernon, Virginia for a few years now and can say that all of the experiences that I have had while living here have been pleasant. Being that this is a suburb of Washington,
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  • King George, VA
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,092
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  • Dale City, VA
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 73,384
  • I have lived in Dale City, VA for my entire life and I truly couldn't imagine living anywhere else. It is an incredible place for middle income middle aged individuals and their families. It is an
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  • Braddock Road Metro, Alexandria, VA
  • 19.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,189
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  • Alexandria Wrest, Alexandria, VA
  • 21.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 30,816
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  • Hybla Valley, VA
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,941
  • Located just away from the Potomac River, living in Hybla Valley is just a splendor to me and my family. Once we moved here, I felt the love from the people as they are always checking in on you to make
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  • Upper Marlboro, MD
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 694
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  • Leonardtown, MD
  • 24.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,539
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  • Marumsco, VA
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 38,815
  • I've been living in Marumsco for a while now and really enjoy it so far. You're right across the river from the city so there are lots of opportunities for college and work, especially if you want to
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  • Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA
  • 19 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 445
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  • Lorton, VA
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,173
  • My experience with having lived in Lorton is mediocre at best. Lorton is simply okay. If you want to have a bit of a more hospitable place nearing the South as opposed to living in Northern Virginia.
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  • Woodlawn CDP (Carroll County), VA
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,247

Listed above are the best places to live in La Plata, MD 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 - La Plata, MD, followed by the best places to live near La Plata, MD, sorted by Livability Score.

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