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Old 04-11-2019, 06:13 AM
 
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With a population between 10,000 - 80,000 and not an extension of a major city? I'm looking around and finding some in that population range, but they don't look like very nice places to live..It should be relatively safe and hopefully not ultra conservative/ religious.
Check out the cute little town of Alachua, 15 minutes north of Gainesville. Alachua County consistently votes "blue" and at worst would be 50-50 in the most conservative areas. Visit Alachua | The Good Life Community
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Old 04-11-2019, 06:57 AM
 
Location: Davie, FL
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Gulfport is nice, but OP doesn't want an extension of a major city. Gulfport is basically an extension of St. Pete/Clearwater.

I would say Lake Placid. It's basically in the middle of nowhere, extremely safe, and has a fairly large liberal population. Niceville in the panhandle might fit the bill, but I haven't been in a few years, so I can't say for sure. Also, Port St. Joe, and Mexico Beach, but they both suffered tremendous damage from Hurricane Michael that they're still recovering from. Video taken by drone of PSJ.

Good luck.
Lake Placid is not liberal, at all.
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Old 04-11-2019, 10:18 AM
 
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Lake Placid is not liberal, at all.
Doesn’t Lake Placid have that giant 50 foot man eating alligator too?
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Old 04-11-2019, 01:07 PM
 
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Lake Placid is not liberal, at all.
Compared to the nearby city's it is.
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Old 04-11-2019, 05:36 PM
 
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Lake Placid is not liberal, at all.
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Compared to the nearby cities it is.
That's not saying a whole lot...
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Old 04-11-2019, 07:01 PM
 
Location: Davie, FL
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That's not saying a whole lot...
Exactly. And it's why I like Lake Placid, I have a house there. We have a MAGA police chief and a generally conservative population. Lot of volunteering and community outreach as you would expect. Excellent place to be.

It's a very conservative county in general, and Placid is no different. Republicans outnumber Dems by at least 2 to 1.
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Old 04-12-2019, 09:35 AM
 
Location: Central Florida
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Exactly. And it's why I like Lake Placid, I have a house there. We have a MAGA police chief and a generally conservative population. Lot of volunteering and community outreach as you would expect. Excellent place to be.

It's a very conservative county in general, and Placid is no different. Republicans outnumber Dems by at least 2 to 1.
Yeah... Not sure a staunch "liberal" would like to live there.
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Old 04-12-2019, 02:26 PM
 
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I guess you need to clarify what you mean by places not looking like nice places to live. What are you looking for exactly????
Places that aren't dilapidated drug holes.

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What kind of housing are you looking for and what is your budget for such? Will you need to be near employment opportunities and/or major airports? Good schools for children a consideration?
I will be renting an apartment. I'm not too sure about my budget, but it won't be anything too extravagant. Employment, airport, schools; no.
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Old 04-12-2019, 02:32 PM
 
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What is Ocala like?
Also, I forgot to mention an important detail; I don't drive. This means that there has to be a bus system, wherever I move to. (Even if it's just one or two routes that goes through the main streets)
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Old 04-12-2019, 02:38 PM
 
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Ocala is horse farms and senior citizen communities largely. It might work if you are open to a 55+community. But it is not a liberal area.

Gainesville is a much better fit for your politics. There is also an extensive bus system because of the university.
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