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Best Places To Live In Sonoma, CA

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  • Sonoma, CA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 10,952
  • Sonoma, California is located directly in the center of what is known as "wine country" on the west coast. This is a great vacation spot for temporary tourists, but also a great place to live for the…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score80
  • Port Costa, CA
  • City: 22.6mi / 36.4km away
  • Population: 228
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  • Benicia, CA
  • City: 22.7mi / 36.5km away
  • Population: 27,780
  • What Inlove about Benicia is it’s not as an Francisco or Sacramento. It’s a nice small town with a lot to offer, and right of the back I would recommend for any family of any size. It was great growing…[read more]
78
  • Sleepy Hollow, CA
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.9km away
  • Population: 2,275
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  • Hercules, CA
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.4km away
  • Population: 25,011
  • I live in Hercules, CA and I look forward to each day here. Hercules was named after the Hercules Powder Company, which used to own the land as part of their factory. We are a bedroom community, situated…[read more]
73
  • Novato, CA
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.1km away
  • Population: 54,790
  • The city of Novato, California is located across the bay from San Francisco. It is in the county of Marin. This little bit of country is a quiet respite for people who work in San Francisco which is only…[read more]
73
  • Green Valley, CA
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 1,224
  • I have lived in SF and Marin County. I would have moved to Green Valley sooner if I had known of it. The gated communities have expensive large houses but, these are available for much less than in…[read more]
73
  • Petaluma, CA
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.7km away
  • Population: 59,757
  • Nice mix of city and country. We have been living for a year. We moved from Santa Rosa just to the north 30 minutes. Petaluma is a small town approximately 60 thousand. Much of it is rural. It has…[read more]
72
  • St. Helena, CA
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.8km away
  • Population: 5,995
72
  • Sebastopol, CA
  • City: 21.3mi / 34.3km away
  • Population: 7,630
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  • Kenwood, CA
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.5km away
  • Population: 1,227
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  • Penngrove, CA
  • City: 11.4mi / 18.4km away
  • Population: 2,940
70
  • Windsor, CA
  • City: 25.7mi / 41.3km away
  • Population: 27,318
  • I have lived in Windsor, CA my entire life. I grew up here and could not imagine myself living anywhere else. Over the last 10 years or so, the population has increased, but most of the population…[read more]
70
  • Deer Park, CA
  • City: 16.9mi / 27.2km away
  • Population: 1,092
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  • Yountville, CA
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.2km away
  • Population: 2,991
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  • Woodacre, CA
  • City: 22.0mi / 35.3km away
  • Population: 1,542
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  • Napa, CA
  • City: 8.6mi / 13.9km away
  • Population: 79,567
  • I spent seven days in May of 2010 in Napa and loved every moment of it. I stayed at the Cedar Gables Inn and was very pleased with my stay. It was my 20th wedding anniversary and could not have asked for…[read more]
69
  • Lucas Valley-Marinwood, CA
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 6,594
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  • Black Point-Green Point, CA
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.7km away
  • Population: 1,592
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  • San Geronimo, CA
  • City: 22.5mi / 36.2km away
  • Population: 597
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  • American Canyon, CA
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.6km away
  • Population: 20,334
  • Nestled in a corner near the San Pablo Bay, is American Canyon. I've actually been living in American Canyon for nearly 5 years now, and while it isn't perfect, it suits my needs just fine. You can't…[read more]
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  • Silverado Resort, CA
  • City: 11.9mi / 19.2km away
  • Population: 988
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  • Eldridge, CA
  • City: 3.9mi / 6.3km away
  • Population: 1,445
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  • Nicasio, CA
  • City: 20.6mi / 33.1km away
  • Population: 113
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  • Crockett, CA
  • City: 21.0mi / 33.8km away
  • Population: 3,103
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  • Temelec, CA
  • City: 3.1mi / 4.9km away
  • Population: 1,627
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  • Fulton, CA
  • City: 22.0mi / 35.5km away
  • Population: 632
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  • Rohnert Park, CA
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 41,928
  • I moved here from San Francisco over 40 years ago to escape the crappy summers. This town has everything I want in a smaller community. 2 golf courses, several swimming pools, several performing arts…[read more]
61
  • El Verano, CA
  • City: 1.8mi / 2.9km away
  • Population: 4,161
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  • Oakville, CA
  • City: 10.6mi / 17.1km away
  • Population: 151
60
  • Larkfield-Wikiup, CA
  • City: 22.1mi / 35.6km away
  • Population: 9,257
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  • Santa Rosa, CA
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.6km away
  • Population: 173,165
  • After a 4 year stint here, we left the area looking for “greener pastures”. During that 6 year hiatus, Santa Rosa was dealt a devastating blow, namely the Tubbs fire. We moved back here because, as…[read more]
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  • Lagunitas-Forest Knolls, CA
  • City: 22.6mi / 36.4km away
  • Population: 1,530
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  • Point Reyes Station, CA
  • City: 23.7mi / 38.1km away
  • Population: 574
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  • Santa Venetia, CA
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.9km away
  • Population: 5,368
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  • Cotati, CA
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.2km away
  • Population: 7,415
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  • Boyes Hot Springs, CA
  • City: 2.2mi / 3.5km away
  • Population: 7,147
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  • Green Valley CDP (Los Angeles County), CA
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 1,000
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  • Glen Ellen, CA
  • City: 6.4mi / 10.3km away
  • Population: 726
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  • Moskowite Corner, CA
  • City: 18.0mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 198
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  • Angwin, CA
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 3,505
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  • Roseland, CA
  • City: 16.8mi / 27.0km away
  • Population: 5,859
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  • Vallejo, CA
  • City: 16.5mi / 26.5km away
  • Population: 119,644
  • The schools, the people, the look of it, the whole city needs to be thrown away. If you like arguing with drug dealing neighbors, and throwing your kids future away then go ahead and move to Vallejo. …[read more]
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  • Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente, CA
  • City: 3.0mi / 4.8km away
  • Population: 4,775
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  • Rodeo, CA
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.5km away
  • Population: 9,798
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  • Rutherford, CA
  • City: 11.8mi / 18.9km away
  • Population: 135
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  • Lemon Hill, CA
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 13,575
  • I just gotta say that living in Lemon Hill, CA might be great in about 20 years or so. There is absolutely nothing here worth looking at besides land and roads. If you are ever in the area, there is…[read more]

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

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