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Old 12-21-2006, 10:35 PM
 
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If you could live in either tennessee, kentucky, west virginia, virginia,
north carolina, south carolina, georgia, or alabama.

which state, then which city would you choose & why.

if you wouldn't want to live in any of those places then why wouldn't you.

I'm contemplating on making a move somewere to the southeast & just curious what some of the answers, or winners & losers might be.

or just for shirts and grins list in order 1-8 which would be your most favorable to least favorable.

my choice would be middle to eastern tn, allthough wv is really nice but too darn cold.

thanks.

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Old 12-21-2006, 10:48 PM
 
Location: Oregon Coast
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I've Lived in the west most all of my life so I'm not sure about living back there. I have been to a couple of those states and I liked them alright. I'll list my favorite order.
Virginia,West Virginia,North Carolina,South Carolina,Kentucky,Georgia,Tennesse & Alabama.
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Old 12-21-2006, 11:00 PM
 
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Williamsburg Virginia. Gone there on many vacations, it's cute, charming, woodsy...not TOO expensive.
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Old 12-21-2006, 11:11 PM
 
Location: MN/WI/MI
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None of them? I'm not a fan of the south.
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Old 12-21-2006, 11:23 PM
 
Location: WPB, FL. Dreaming of Oil city, PA
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WV has affordable housing but the tax burden is high. Georgia has nice new houses for $200k if you can afford that. NC is becomming too much like Florida, avoid. Virginia is too expensive.
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Old 12-21-2006, 11:38 PM
 
Location: Springfield, Missouri
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If you could live in either tennessee, kentucky, west virginia, virginia,
north carolina, south carolina, georgia, or alabama.
which state, then which city would you choose & why.
if you wouldn't want to live in any of those places then why wouldn't you.
I'm contemplating on making a move somewere to the southeast & just curious what some of the answers, or winners & losers might be.
or just for shirts and grins list in order 1-8 which would be your most favorable to least favorable.
my choice would be middle to eastern tn, allthough wv is really nice but too darn cold.
thanks.
I think if it were me, I'd choose Virginia first because I've lived there and absolutely loved it. Then I'd choose Tennessee, then Kentucky, then North Carolina (western part), and then South Carolina (coastal) and then West Virginia. Georgia and Alabama would be my last choices because of the climate being too hot for my tastes and also the megalopolis growing in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Old 12-22-2006, 12:35 AM
 
Location: In exile, plotting my coup
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None of them? I'm not a fan of the south.
Ditto. I grew up in Virginia and have lived in North Carolina and Georgia and traveled to most of the other states and I'm just not a fan.

As much as I'd hate to say it considering how much I loathe the DC area where I grew up and currently live (and am escaping from next month), of all of the choices, if I had to pick one, it would probably be the Northern Virginia suburbs of DC.
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Old 12-22-2006, 01:16 AM
 
Location: Lake Forest, CA
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Charlottesville, VA
North side of Nashville, TN
Bowling Green, KY
Hickory, NC
Mt Pleasant, SC
Huntsville, AL
Clayton, GA

WV, no go - too many coal burning power plants.
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Old 12-22-2006, 03:22 AM
 
Location: Thumb of Michigan
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1-Kentucky-southeastern side of state...Harlan County area...
2-Tennessee-whole eastern side of state...anywhere in the country/mountains-
3-W.Virginia-anywhere south of I-64 and west of I-77....anywhere in the country/mountains...
4-North Carolina-Asheville (only city i'd want to live in down in the south)...also prefer the whole western side of state...
5-Virginia-very southwestern tip of Virginia...country/mountains-Big Stone Gap
6-Georgia-nothern part...anywhere near Chattanooga!
7-Alabama-not familiar......
8-South Carolina...not familiar.....
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Old 12-22-2006, 08:35 AM
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Location: Woodbury, MN
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I haven't spent a great deal of time in those states, but based on what I've seen, from best to worst:

1) Virginia
2) South Carolina
3) Tennessee
4) North Carolina
5) Georgia
6) Kentucky
7) West Virginia
8) Alabama
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