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Best Places To Live Near Northwest, Raleigh, NC

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  • Northwest, Raleigh, NC
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 81,974

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Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score88
  • Morrisville, NC
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,600
  • The city wraps in in the loving arms of charming, beautiful Southern architecture and trees that offer shade for a peaceful walk almost any time of the year. Summers can get a bit hot, but it's not…[read more]
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  • Apex, NC
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 43,893
  • For me, living in Apex, North Carolina and working as a research assistant is a quite compatible combination. Many find Apex neighborhoods to each be best areas in the city. I have a small house near…[read more]
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  • Cary, NC
  • 7.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 155,822
  • The I Love Kickboxing gym in Cary NC is amazing!!! The trainers are skilled, motivating, and make me feel like even I can do it!!! The other gym members are a great community of support as well. I am…[read more]
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  • Holly Springs, NC
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,126
  • For the past 4 years, I have enjoyed my time living in Holly Springs, North Carolina a clean and excellent community in the suburbs of Raleigh, North Carolina. Holly Springs is a multicultural suburb…[read more]
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  • Carrboro, NC
  • 19.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,867
  • Carrboro has everything I've ever wanted in a small town, but with access to nice cities all around. First, understand Carrboro itself. Living in Carrboro, NC is one of the most charming ways to enjoy…[read more]
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  • Wake Forest, NC
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 36,472
  • There is so much to say about this beautiful place! I was born and raised in Wake Forest, NC and growing up here was so much fun. It has a home town feel and everyone is very friendly. Everyone looked…[read more]
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  • Five Points, Raleigh, NC
  • 7.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,393
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  • Wade, Raleigh, NC
  • 6.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,992
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  • Hillsborough, Raleigh, NC
  • 7.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 14,634
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  • Glenwood, Raleigh, NC
  • 5.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,562
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  • Fuquay-Varina, NC
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,722
  • Living here in Fuquay-Varina reminds me of an old storybook country living survival guide. Never heard of one? Well, here goes. I will take the time to explain to you how living in a city such as this…[read more]
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  • North, Raleigh, NC
  • 8.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 76,649
  • North Raleigh NC is a great place to raise a family. I have lived here for over 20 years and have grown with the town. We currently live in the North Hills area. This area of town has more than 27,000…[read more]
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  • Clayton, NC
  • 22 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,553
  • Although Clayton is a smaller town in NC, it does offer a fun atmosphere where you can get to know many of your neighbors instead of feeling like you're only one person among thousands. I've lived here…[read more]
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  • Six Forks, Raleigh, NC
  • 6.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,549
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  • Raleigh, NC
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 441,326
  • After reading the previous posts about Raleigh, I wondered where these people have been in their lives. I'm originally for the Bronx, NY and served 23 years in the military so I've been to a place or two…[read more]
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  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59,005
  • There is no better place to live in the triangle. Honestly. The school system is second to none, the food culture is outstanding, there is a ton of stuff to do, and the people are mostly accepting of all…[read more]
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  • Knightdale, NC
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,787
  • Knightdale, North Carolina is a great place to live! I've spent the last 24 years here and plan on spending the rest of my life as a resident of this town. We have so many different things to do, are…[read more]
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  • Central, Raleigh, NC
  • 8.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 5,240
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  • Falls Of Neuse, Raleigh, NC
  • 7.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 9,631
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  • West, Raleigh, NC
  • 7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 37,998
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  • East Raleigh, Raleigh, NC
  • 9.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 11,665
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  • Southwest, Raleigh, NC
  • 9.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 22,629
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  • South Central, Raleigh, NC
  • 9.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,076
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  • Garner, NC
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,625
  • After living in Raleigh for several years, I decided to move to Garner, NC. about 30 minutes outside the capital. The small town life has an appeal for me. The weather is moderate most of the year, but…[read more]
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  • Mordecai, Raleigh, NC
  • 8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,801
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  • Fearrington Village, NC
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,984
  • The central village of this community has a great bookstore and nice outdoor beer garden with live music. Gardens in village are lovely. Folk art and animals are unique and fun. The sandwich and coffee…[read more]
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  • Hillsborough, NC
  • 24.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,428
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  • North Central, Raleigh, NC
  • 8.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,392
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  • Northeast, Raleigh, NC
  • 10.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 87,424
  • While I was in college, I lived in the northeast Raleigh area. It is one of the busiest areas I have lived in, but I wouldn't have traded it for anything. My apartment building was very quiet, and I was…[read more]
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  • Rolesville, NC
  • 16.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,583
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  • Butner, NC
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,692
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  • Durham, NC
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 251,761
  • I don't know what all the hub bub is about but I personally feel Durham is over rated. First off the amenities here are limited. Looking at the list on this site they listed the children's museum…[read more]
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  • Youngsville, NC
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,457
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  • South, Raleigh, NC
  • 12.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 17,197
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  • Franklinton, NC
  • 22.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,253
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  • Southeast, Raleigh, NC
  • 12.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 28,074
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  • Creedmoor, NC
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,353
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  • Gorman, NC
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 941
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  • Moncure, NC
  • 25 miles away (City)
  • Population: 552

Listed above are the best places to live in Northwest, Raleigh, NC 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 - Northwest, Raleigh, NC, followed by the best places to live near Northwest, Raleigh, NC, sorted by Livability Score.

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