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The South has some of the coolest cities and towns to live in in the entire country. Whether it's a bustling metropolis or a quaint town, the South has it all. There are so many different factors to consider when thinking about the best places to live. Do you want to live near a body of water? Consider Charleston, SC, right on the Atlantic Coast, or New Orleans, in the heart of the Gulf of Mississippi. How about in a big city? Atlanta is the 11th most populous city in the US. If you're looking to move to a small town in the USA, will you be able to find work there? Consider up-and-coming cities like Birmingham, Memphis, and Little Rock.  

Which cities in the South are the best to live in? Vote up all of your favorite Southern cities, and feel free to add any that aren't already listed here.
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Charleston is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Charleston South Carolina, USA

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2
341 159
Savannah is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Savannah Georgia, USA

3
247 143
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Asheville North Carolina, USA

4
124 83
Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
boberton added Charlotte North Carolina, USA

5
190 140
Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Raleigh North Carolina, USA

6
317 201
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Nashville Tennessee, USA

7
186 155
Austin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Austin Texas, USA

8
193 204
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Atlanta Georgia, USA

9
87 60
Greenville is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Fultongamez added Greenville South Carolina, USA

10
169 144
Chattanooga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Chatanooga Tennessee, USA

11
129 124
Knoxville is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Knoxville Tennessee, USA

12
114 110
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Louisville Kentucky, USA

13
104 100
Richmond is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Richmond Virginia, USA

14
101 81
Wilmington is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
ProgdenJimbot added Wilmington North Carolina, USA

15
164 176
New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
New Orleans Louisiana, USA

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108 113
San Antonio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
San Antonio Texas, USA

17
96 88
St. Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
St. Petersburg Florida, USA

18
124 125
Tampa is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Tampa Florida, USA

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50 39
Key West is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Key West Florida, USA

20
26 26
Kitty Hawk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Kitty Hawk North Carolina, USA

21
94 113
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Dallas Texas, USA

22
56 53
Williamsburg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
JamesAnthonyCur added Williamsburg Virginia, USA

23
38 32
St. Augustine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added St. Augustine Florida, USA

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24 28
New Bern is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added New Bern North Carolina, USA

25
70 99
Houston is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Houston Texas, USA

26
73 97
Memphis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Memphis Tennessee, USA

27
21 27
Virginia Beach is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Tom Derr added Virginia Beach Virginia, USA

28
66 79
Columbia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Columbia South Carolina, USA

29
75 91
Lexington is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Lexington Kentucky, USA

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56 78
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Orlando Florida, USA

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21 19
Arlington is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Arlington Texas, USA

32
24 23
Fort Worth is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Fort Worth Texas, USA

33
74 92
Tallahassee is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Tallahassee Florida, USA

34
24 34
Norfolk is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Mark Lanzarotta added Norfolk Virginia, USA

35
91 116
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Birmingham Alabama, USA

36
56 69
Augusta is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Augusta Georgia, USA

37
75 95
Little Rock is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Little Rock Arkansas, USA

38
29 31
North Charleston is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added North Charleston South Carolina, USA

39
18 17
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Columbus Georgia, USA

40
27 29
Pensacola is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Pensacola Florida, USA

41
23 24
Macon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Macon Georgia, USA

42
74 98
Fayetteville is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Fayetteville Arkansas, USA

43
47 73
Baton Rouge is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Baton Rouge Louisiana, USA

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24 30
Arlington is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Arlington Virginia, USA

45
10 20
Springfield is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Springfield Missouri, USA

46
17 21
Bowling Green is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Bowling Green Kentucky, USA

47
14 17
Hot Springs is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Hot Springs Arkansas, USA

48
15 19
Charleston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Charleston West Virginia, USA

49
14 28
El Paso is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added El Paso Texas, USA

50
12 25
Milledgeville is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Mark Lanzarotta added Milledgeville Georgia, USA