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View Poll Results: Which of these 30 cities would you most want to live in?
Palm Springs, California 3 2.86%
St. Paul, Minnesota 2 1.90%
Minneapolis, Minnesota 19 18.10%
New Orleans, Louisiana 2 1.90%
St. Augustine, Florida 3 2.86%
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 6 5.71%
St. Petersburg, Florida 3 2.86%
Dunedin, Florida 0 0%
Sarasota, Florida 1 0.95%
Atlanta, Georgia 14 13.33%
Greenville, South Carolina 1 0.95%
Charleston, South Carolina 6 5.71%
Savannah, Georgia 2 1.90%
Raleigh, North Carolina 0 0%
Durham, North Carolina 0 0%
The Woodlands, Texas 2 1.90%
Omaha, Nebraska 1 0.95%
Louisville, Kentucky 1 0.95%
Annapolis, Maryland 4 3.81%
Providence, Rhode Island 1 0.95%
Portland, Maine 2 1.90%
Madison, Wisconsin 2 1.90%
Charlottesville, Virginia 3 2.86%
Fayetteville, Arkansas 0 0%
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 3 2.86%
Burlington, Vermont 1 0.95%
Columbus, Ohio 1 0.95%
Salem, Massachusetts 3 2.86%
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 12 11.43%
Astoria, Oregon 7 6.67%
Voters: 105. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 07-12-2017, 08:51 AM
Location: Bel Air, California
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I picked Madison, WI...it's near The Dells I heard
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:18 AM
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Pittsburgh is a city that I should have included on this list. Then again, there are many other cities that I could have included on this list.
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Old 07-12-2017, 12:24 PM
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I picked The Woodlands, Texas
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Old 07-12-2017, 12:51 PM
Location: Atlanta and St Simons Island, GA
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Savannah, GA. Not only is it one of the prettiest cities in America, but they are acquiring a patina of progressiveness and sophistication that simply wasn't there 25 years ago. Not to mention that the people are always so welcoming and friendly when I'm there.
I'd move there tomorrow.
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Old 07-12-2017, 01:59 PM
Location: Texas
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St. Petersburg, FL

I like the Tampa Bay. Affordable, friendly people, lots of amenities, low taxes, lots of different social settings all across the area.

I also like the humid, warm to hot weather and the beautiful lushness of the area.
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Old 07-12-2017, 06:14 PM
Location: Lebanon, OH
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Portland ME but when I do move to Maine it will be way up on the other end of the coastline.
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Old 07-12-2017, 08:01 PM
Location: Washington, DC area
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I live in Annapolis and love the area. Annapolis itself it pretty awesome by being 30 minutes to both DC and Baltimore, 2 hours from Ocean City, a few hours to Philly/NYC and the mountains in PA and WV, having several major theme parks within 2 hours etc, this is a really cool place to live.

But if I had to pic another from that list, it would be Minneapolis.
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Old 07-12-2017, 09:04 PM
Location: I is where I is
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I would to live in Charleston or Savannah. They're both amazing places, with tons of history. I have always loved & enjoyed the more "Southern" areas. The scenery & atmosphere feel like "home" to me.

I'll also throw a vote to Louisville,KY. That's my hometown, and I love/miss it dearly. I WILL move back in the next few years as well.
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Old 07-12-2017, 09:26 PM
Location: South Park, San Diego
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Yeah, none are in my top five or seven but I picked Philly because it is the most urban and also historic of the bunch.
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Old 07-13-2017, 09:15 AM
Location: New York Metropolitan Area
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Originally Posted by IcomeInPeaceDolphLundgren View Post
Which of these 30 cities would you most want to move to? Some criteria to help you decide is which of these cities has a good quality of life, which has a good cost of living, which has less of a rat race, and which has less traffic or good traffic for its size? I also posted this in the Seattle forum because I wanted to get some local feedback as well as some national feedback.

1) Palm Springs, California
2) St. Paul, Minnesota
3) Minneapolis, Minnesota
4) New Orleans, Louisiana
5) St. Augustine, Florida
6) Fort Lauderdale, Florida
7) St. Petersburg, Florida
8) Dunedin, Florida
9) Sarasota, Florida
10) Atlanta, Georgia
11) Greenville, South Carolina
12) Charleston, South Carolina
13) Savannah, Georiga
14) Raleigh, North Carolina
15) Durham, North Carolina
16) The Woodlands, Texas
17) Omaha, Nebraska
18) Louisville, Kentucky
19) Annapolis, Maryland
20) Providence, Rhode Island
21) Portland, Maine
22) Madison, Wisconsin
23) Charlottesville, Virginia
24) Fayetteville, Arkansas
25) Portsmouth, New Hampshire
26) Burlington, Vermont
27) Columbus, Ohio
28) Salem, Massachusetts
29) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
30) Astoria, Oregon
Of these, I'd live in most of them. However the ones that I'd immediately move to:

1) St Augustine, FL - Warm weather, cool history, near nice beaches and family isn't far.
2) St Petersburg, FL - Same as above, plus a recent influx of younger people moving into the area and affordable housing.
3) Atlanta, GA - Beautiful, green scenery, big city feel in the south, very nice suburbs and strong economy.
4) Greenville, SC - Again beautiful, hilly scenery, growing job market, driving distance to SC beaches.
5) Savannah, GA - Great people, southern hospitality, near beaches
6) Raleigh/Durham, NC - Booming economy, lots of relocated New Yorkers so I wouldn't feel to out of place.
7) The Woodlands, TX - Near Houston which I hear has a great food scene/job market, green, and like the others, warm weather for most of the year.
8) Columbus, OH - College town, good job market, lots of young people and pretty affordable from what I've seen.

I'd have no interest living in:

1) Palm Springs, CA - Great vacation spot, but probably has a pretty dead job market and doesn't have much outside of it.
2) Twin Cities, MN - WAY too cold during the winter
3) Burlington, VT - Again, too cold, and not a fan of Vermont in general.
4) Astoria, Oregon - Not a fan of the PNW (too yuppie/liberal for my taste, and the weather would throw me off) although I googled some pictures and Astoria looks beautiful.
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