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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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318 148
Savannah is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Savannah Georgia, USA

3
227 136
Asheville is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Asheville North Carolina, USA

4
108 69
Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
boberton added Charlotte North Carolina, USA

5
300 174
Nashville is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Nashville Tennessee, USA

6
173 129
Raleigh is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Raleigh North Carolina, USA

7
170 145
Austin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Austin Texas, USA

8
176 192
Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Atlanta Georgia, USA

9
119 114
Knoxville is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Knoxville Tennessee, USA

10
158 138
Chattanooga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Chatanooga Tennessee, USA

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106 103
Louisville is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Louisville Kentucky, USA

12
96 93
Richmond is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Richmond Virginia, USA

13
73 56
Greenville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Fultongamez added Greenville South Carolina, USA

14
95 79
Wilmington is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
ProgdenJimbot added Wilmington North Carolina, USA

15
157 169
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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102 111
San Antonio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
San Antonio Texas, USA

17
85 82
St. Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
St. Petersburg Florida, USA

18
113 115
Tampa is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Tampa Florida, USA

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44 34
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
23 24
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
87 106
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Dallas Texas, USA

22
53 51
Williamsburg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
JamesAnthonyCur added Williamsburg Virginia, USA

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33 28
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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68 88
Memphis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Memphis Tennessee, USA

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66 94
Houston is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Houston Texas, USA

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21 26
New Bern is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added New Bern North Carolina, USA

27
73 86
Tallahassee is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Tallahassee Florida, USA

28
88 107
Birmingham is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Birmingham Alabama, USA

29
18 23
Virginia Beach is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Tom Derr added Virginia Beach Virginia, USA

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53 73
Orlando is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Orlando Florida, USA

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21 29
Norfolk is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Mark Lanzarotta added Norfolk Virginia, USA

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24 24
Pensacola is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Pensacola Florida, USA

33
70 86
Lexington is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Lexington Kentucky, USA

34
72 90
Little Rock is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Little Rock Arkansas, USA

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23 24
Arlington is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Arlington Virginia, USA

36
16 16
Arlington is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Arlington Texas, USA

37
25 28
North Charleston is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added North Charleston South Carolina, USA

38
59 77
Columbia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Columbia South Carolina, USA

39
71 94
Fayetteville is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Fayetteville Arkansas, USA

40
16 17
Bowling Green is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Bowling Green Kentucky, USA

41
16 18
Macon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Macon Georgia, USA

42
18 21
Fort Worth is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Fort Worth Texas, USA

43
44 69
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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11 20
Milledgeville is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Mark Lanzarotta added Milledgeville Georgia, USA

45
49 67
Augusta is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Augusta Georgia, USA

46
12 14
Columbus is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Columbus Georgia, USA

47
9 18
Houma is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Houma Louisiana, USA

48
12 23
El Paso is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added El Paso Texas, USA

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11 13
Hot Springs is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Kassie Lanzarotta added Hot Springs Arkansas, USA

50
13 16
Manteo is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Southern Cities To Live In
Mark Lanzarotta added Manteo North Carolina, USA