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Best Places To Live In Northampton, MA

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  • Northampton, MA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 28,534
  • Located in western Massachusetts, Northampton is one of the better examples of diversity in America. Everyone is pretty liberal and open-minded, giving the small niche town with a downtown fit for
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Longmeadow, MA
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,837
  • Well, this town is an upscale, beautiful, with charming streets, and a wonderful sense of safety! However, I must say that what you see on the outside is not always is. Some people here seem to think
83
  • Wilbraham, MA
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,916
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  • Hatfield, MA
  • 4.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,487
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  • South Deerfield, MA
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,538
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  • Westfield, MA
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,486
  • I have lived in Westfield, MA and the surrounding areas for a period of time several years ago and have nothing negative to say about Westfield. The city lies less than five miles West of Springfield,
77
  • Granby, MA
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,475
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  • Easthampton Town, MA
  • 4.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,042
  • Easthampton Town is a very welcoming town with friendly neighbors and a lot to offer. I love to hike and ride my bike at the hiking trails in Mt. Tom Reservations. I also like to take the kids to the
77
  • Shelburne Falls, MA
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,632
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  • Belchertown, MA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,120
76
  • Agawam Town, MA
  • 18.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28,701
  • First, what I love about Agawam is it small town feel, through at time it can get business. In the winter months, the town is really good about quickly plowing the roads and keeping them cleared.
73
  • Chicopee, MA
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 56,100
  • I have lived in Chicopee for over 25 years now. People tend to stay here for long periods of time due to the quality of life. It's actually a larger city than many people realize, but it still maintains
73
  • Amherst Center, MA
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,037
  • Situated in the heart of the Five College area, Amherst Center is the perfect blend of small town ambiance and big city culture. My children and I enjoyed living in Amherst Center among so much culture
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  • Greenfield Town, MA
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,477
  • Knowing the history of the Atlantic Northeast is now easy feat. Lo and behold, when I moved here, I was immediately served a bowl of Clam Chowder and given a Patriots hoodie. All jokes aside living here
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  • South End, Springfield, MA
  • 16.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,304
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  • Deerfield, MA
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,005
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  • North Amherst, MA
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,290
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  • Palmer Town, MA
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,145
  • Palmer, Massachusetts in the place that I have lived almost my entire life and I while this has been my home most of my life. I do think that my time here is coming to an end. The area is pleasant
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  • Turners Falls, MA
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,074
68
  • Monson Center, MA
  • 25 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,031
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  • Huntington, MA
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 630
66
  • Blandford, MA
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 352
66
  • West Springfield Town, MA
  • 14 miles away (City)
  • Population: 28,575
  • If you like small-town living, West Springfield is the best place, in my opinion. One of the benefits in living here is access to shops and businesses. There’s a nice mix of variety, and you don’t have
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  • South Amherst, MA
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,283
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  • Orange, MA
  • 27.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,117
  • This town is very small, one bar, a super walmart, a couple gas stations, a few little businesses here and there. There seems to be more small restaurants around town than anything else. The people here?
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  • East Forest Park, Springfield, MA
  • 17.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,379
63
  • Russell, MA
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 486
62
  • Bay, Springfield, MA
  • 15.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,149
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  • Boston Road, Springfield, MA
  • 15.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,470
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  • Millers Falls, MA
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,075
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  • Sixteen Acres, Springfield, MA
  • 17.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 21,307
59
  • Chester, MA
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 789
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  • McKnight, Springfield, MA
  • 15.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,147
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  • Upper Hill, Springfield, MA
  • 16.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,709
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  • Pine Point, Springfield, MA
  • 15.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,654
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  • Forest Park, Springfield, MA
  • 18 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 27,734
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  • Holyoke, MA
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40,280
  • I’ve grown up in Holyoke all my life so I may be a bit biased but I actually really love living in this town and honestly can’t imagine living anywhere else. It’s the type of small town where everyone
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  • Springfield, MA
  • 16.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 153,991
  • I have lived in Springfield, MA for almost 20 years. There seems to always be something new to find that I haven't discovered in the area. The restaurants are amazing, and the shopping centers have a
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  • Liberty Heights, Springfield, MA
  • 14.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 15,011
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  • East Springfield, Springfield, MA
  • 14.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,156
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  • Indian Orchard, Springfield, MA
  • 14.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,163
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  • Maple High-Six Corners, Springfield, MA
  • 16.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,490
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  • Metro Center, Springfield, MA
  • 15.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,547
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  • Brightwood, Springfield, MA
  • 15.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,365
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  • Memorial Square, Springfield, MA
  • 14.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,199
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  • Old Hill, Springfield, MA
  • 16.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,989

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

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