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Best Places To Live In Salem, VA

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  • Salem, VA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 25,290
  • Years ago my hometown called me back home and I can say that living here in Salem, Virginia is the best choice that I have made for my family and I. Located in the hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, but
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score86
  • Cave Spring, VA
  • 4.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,719
  • Cave Spring, Virginia is a small community close to Roanoke that I have lived in for more than 12 years. The area that surrounds me is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Everything a
84
  • Daleville, VA
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,180
84
  • Hollins, VA
  • 7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,488
  • I lived in Hollins when I went to college there. It is a suburb of Roanoke, Va. and a beautiful place to live. Everything you would need, as far as shopping, is near as well as the Roanoke Airport.
76
  • Blue Ridge, VA
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,979
75
  • Christiansburg, VA
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 21,799
  • I've been living in Christiansburg for the last 12 years and have enjoyed the small-time environment and all of the comforts of having a close relationship with neighbors and friends in this
75
  • Cloverdale, VA
  • 9.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,371
75
  • Laymantown, VA
  • 12 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,203
74
  • Roanoke, VA
  • 5.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 99,329
  • I lived in Roanoke, VA on and off for about 5 years and honestly have to say that Roanoke was never a great city however over the past few years it really has taken a turn in the better direction! The
73
  • Vinton, VA
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,170
72
  • Montvale, VA
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 493
71
  • Rocky Mount, VA
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,782
70
  • Glenvar, VA
  • 3.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,062
69
  • Elliston, VA
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,380
68
  • Shawsville, VA
  • 13.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,420
68
  • Fincastle, VA
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 421
67
  • New Castle, VA
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 166
66
  • Lafayette, VA
  • 9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 721
66
  • Boones Mill, VA
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 149
65
  • Troutville, VA
  • 13.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 520
  • I can't even begin to imagine how Troutville was given a rating of 74. We moved here in 2004. We have disabled children. Just one of them has been stepped on and had his sternum cracked. He just had
64
  • Westlake Corner, VA
  • 22.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,075

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

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