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Best Places To Live In West Hartford, CT

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  • West Hartford, CT
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 63,187
  • My husband and I took our daughter to West Hartford Connecticut last year to visit the children's museum. When we arrived we were greeted by Conny the whale a sixty foot sperm whale that we were allowed…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score87
  • Simsbury Center, CT
  • City: 7.1mi / 11.4km away
  • Population: 5,968
85
  • Plantsville, CT
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.4km away
  • Population: 1,702
84
  • Cheshire Village, CT
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.7km away
  • Population: 6,103
83
  • Newington, CT
  • City: 5.6mi / 9.1km away
  • Population: 30,590
  • In the year 2000, I moved back to Newington, CT after living in another nearby town for more than a decade. Located in the central section of the state, Newington maintains a real small town charm, while…[read more]
82
  • Portland, CT
  • City: 14.8mi / 23.8km away
  • Population: 5,607
82
  • Canton Valley, CT
  • City: 8.6mi / 13.9km away
  • Population: 1,500
82
  • Collinsville, CT
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 3,693
81
  • Glastonbury Center, CT
  • City: 9.1mi / 14.6km away
  • Population: 7,523
81
  • Weatogue, CT
  • City: 6.8mi / 10.9km away
  • Population: 3,179
81
  • Kensington, CT
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.6km away
  • Population: 8,528
80
  • Middletown, CT
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.6km away
  • Population: 46,933
  • Middletown Connecticut is one of those super cute towns that everyone should have the chance to live in at least once in their life. I was afforded the ability to live there for two glorious years. The…[read more]
80
  • East Hampton, CT
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.5km away
  • Population: 2,693
79
  • Salmon Brook, CT
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.4km away
  • Population: 2,568
78
  • Longmeadow, MA
  • City: 21.6mi / 34.7km away
  • 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…[read more]
78
  • West Simsbury, CT
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.2km away
  • Population: 2,354
77
  • Northwest Harwinton, CT
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.9km away
  • Population: 3,103
77
  • Tariffville, CT
  • City: 9.8mi / 15.7km away
  • Population: 1,315
77
  • Terramuggus, CT
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.8km away
  • Population: 934
76
  • Crystal Lake, CT
  • City: 22.7mi / 36.5km away
  • Population: 2,068
76
  • Wethersfield, CT
  • City: 6.3mi / 10.1km away
  • Population: 26,396
  • If you're looking for a quiet and quaint neighborhood to raise your kids and settle down, living in Wethersfield Connecticut should be high on your list. Crime is very low and there are plenty of shops…[read more]
76
  • Sherwood Manor, CT
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.7km away
  • Population: 5,228
76
  • Lake Pocotopaug, CT
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 3,415
75
  • Windsor Locks, CT
  • City: 12.3mi / 19.9km away
  • Population: 12,537
  • When I was a kid, my family lived in Windsor Locks, CT for about 14 years, and I've always been a big fan of the town. Although I now live two towns away, I still travel through Windsor Locks regularly. …[read more]
74
  • Thompsonville, CT
  • City: 17.6mi / 28.3km away
  • Population: 8,873
74
  • Oakville, CT
  • City: 20.9mi / 33.6km away
  • Population: 9,133
73
  • Torrington, CT
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 35,227
  • Living in the city of Torrington is a nice place to live for it has low crime rates, a lot of local amenities, and sunny weather. Torrington has a lot of close ranged amenities such as: grocery stores,…[read more]
72
  • Blue Hills, CT
  • City: 4.5mi / 7.2km away
  • Population: 3,181
72
  • Somers, CT
  • City: 22.3mi / 35.9km away
  • Population: 1,809
71
  • Manchester, CT
  • City: 12.2mi / 19.7km away
  • Population: 30,364
  • I actually like Manchester. It's definitely a working-class community; however, the city is undergoing some renovations which is really bringing some curb appeal to the downtown area. One of the best…[read more]
71
  • Higganum, CT
  • City: 22.4mi / 36.1km away
  • Population: 1,745
71
  • Thomaston, CT
  • City: 18.0mi / 29.0km away
  • Population: 1,803
71
  • Bristol, CT
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 60,437
  • Many people might not think to visit a city like Bristol, CT. It's a city that is quiet and doesn't have a reputation as a vacation getaway. It is however an excellent place to visit or live. I had a…[read more]
70
  • Suffield Depot, CT
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 1,534
70
  • Hazardville, CT
  • City: 19.4mi / 31.2km away
  • Population: 4,986
70
  • Naugatuck, CT
  • City: 24.6mi / 39.6km away
  • Population: 31,625
  • Naugatuck is a horrible town to live in is worse than New York City 5 boroughs all together. We moved from Bedford hills NY because life has treated me bad in NY no luck in catching a good job with a…[read more]
69
  • Moodus, CT
  • City: 24.0mi / 38.6km away
  • Population: 1,202
68
  • North Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 5.1mi / 8.1km away
  • Population: 844
68
  • Broad Brook, CT
  • City: 14.9mi / 23.9km away
  • Population: 4,377
67
  • Terryville, CT
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.2km away
  • Population: 5,431
67
  • Southwood Acres, CT
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.4km away
  • Population: 7,785
65
  • North Granby, CT
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 1,471
63
  • Watertown, CT
  • City: 22.0mi / 35.4km away
  • Population: 3,351
63
  • East Hartford, CT
  • City: 7.6mi / 12.2km away
  • Population: 50,834
  • As a lifelong resident of East Hartford, CT, I'm used to a slower pace of life than you would find in a bustling metropolis such as New York or Los Angeles. That isn't to say East Hartford isn't a one…[read more]
62
  • Meriden, CT
  • City: 16.0mi / 25.8km away
  • Population: 60,203
  • The company I work for opened a new store in the Chamberlin plaza here and I was nominated to go for the opening to oversee. I was excited about going to Connecticut because I have never been. I stayed…[read more]
62
  • Downtown, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 4.1mi / 6.6km away
  • Population: 2,222
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  • Rockville, CT
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.4km away
  • Population: 7,178
62
  • Winsted, CT
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.4km away
  • Population: 7,535
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  • West End, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 2.5mi / 4.0km away
  • Population: 8,256
58
  • South Meadows, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 5.3mi / 8.6km away
  • Population: 1,379
58
  • Parkville, Hartford, CT
  • Neighborhood: 2.7mi / 4.3km away
  • Population: 5,314

Listed above are the best places to live in West Hartford, CT for 2020. 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 - West Hartford, CT, followed by the best places to live near West Hartford, CT, sorted by Livability Score.

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