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Old 01-24-2018, 01:48 AM
 
Location: A Yankee in northeast TN
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And Charleston SC is extremely insufferably humid. (of course, that doesn't bother some people, and maybe or probably in the majority of winter not so much? and not during the 4 to 8 weeks in question.....)
You do bring up a good point about humidity. Some places that are humid in the summer can be damp and chilly in the winter. I couldn't stand Memphis for most of the winter. It was almost always wet, rainy, or foggy with a chill that cut to your bones whenever the temps dropped. if It's going to be cold I'd much rather it be dry, or snowing, than cold rain.
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Old 01-24-2018, 04:38 PM
 
Location: Cochise county, AZ
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I'm looking out my window at the blue, sunny skies & eternally thankful I chose Arizona.

That's all I can say.
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Old 01-24-2018, 05:05 PM
 
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Greenville.......yes

Asheville, NC

Savannah, Ga

Charleston, SC

Myrtle Beach, SC

St Augustine, Fl

Lots of small towns all around these places.
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Old 01-24-2018, 05:06 PM
 
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Greenville has high crime and surprisingly chilly weather with plenty of clouds.

http://www.city-data.com/city/Greenv...-Carolina.html
And like any other town, the high crime is in places that the locals know not to go.

I.E. on the bad side of the tracks.
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Old 01-24-2018, 05:18 PM
 
Location: Cody, WY
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And like any other town, the high crime is in places that the locals know not to go.

I.E. on the bad side of the tracks.
Burglaries? Besides, the OP has never been there.

Not all cities and towns have high crime or even bad areas. I easily found a place with neither. Where do you live?
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Old 01-24-2018, 05:30 PM
 
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Burglaries? Besides, the OP has never been there.

Not all cities and towns have high crime or even bad areas. I easily found a place with neither. Where do you live?
I understand that there are places.......like Wyoming....that are almost 100% white that have little crime.

However, anyplace on the east coast has the legacy of the slave trade.

As such, there are large African American populations in many desireable east coast locations. Additionally, there is poverty in these places that is a legacy of the slave trade and that poverty lends itself to crime. Not to say there aren't large African American populations who are law abiding and themselves the victims of crime by their fellow African Americans.

There is also white poverty that lends itself to crime from those who immigrated to the eastern shores and didn't make it or go west to make it.

All that as it is, there are still many desireable cities/towns to live in that have a good side and a bad side or two.

All you have to know to survive is where not to go. People on the east coast have been doing that for hundreds of years. All you have to do is check with the law abiding citizens to educate yourself.
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Old 01-24-2018, 06:05 PM
 
Location: Cody, WY
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I understand that there are places.......like Wyoming....that are almost 100% white that have little crime.

However, anyplace on the east coast has the legacy of the slave trade.

As such, there are large African American populations in many desireable east coast locations. Additionally, there is poverty in these places that is a legacy of the slave trade and that poverty lends itself to crime. Not to say there aren't large African American populations who are law abiding and themselves the victims of crime by their fellow African Americans.

There is also white poverty that lends itself to crime from those who immigrated to the eastern shores and didn't make it or go west to make it.

All that as it is, there are still many desireable cities/towns to live in that have a good side and a bad side or two.

All you have to know to survive is where not to go. People on the east coast have been doing that for hundreds of years. All you have to do is check with the law abiding citizens to educate yourself.
There are plenty of places on the east coast where crime isn't a problem. Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, ass well as big chunks of New York, Massachusetts, and New Jersey come to mind. Parts of rural Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, Texas, Kentucky and Tennessee may be included. I don't tolerate crime. Why should the OP?
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Old 01-24-2018, 07:41 PM
 
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There are plenty of places on the east coast where crime isn't a problem. Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, ass well as big chunks of New York, Massachusetts, and New Jersey come to mind. Parts of rural Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, Texas, Kentucky and Tennessee may be included. I don't tolerate crime. Why should the OP?
Who said the OP should tolerate crime?

I said you should know where the crime is and say away from it.

If you live in a town that has crime on one side and there is not need for you to go to that side of town, just stay away from it and enjoy the side of town that does not have crime.

Easy.........peasy.
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Old 01-24-2018, 08:27 PM
 
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Greenville.......yes

Asheville, NC

Savannah, Ga

Charleston, SC

Myrtle Beach, SC

St Augustine, Fl

Lots of small towns all around these places.
Good list but I would not recommend Asheville. Itís in the mountains....much colder compared to the other places on that list.

Hilton Head would be a good option, too. An entire island full of trails and less than an hour from Savannah. (Charleston isnít too far away, either.)
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