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2024 Best Places to Live in Norfolk County

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  1. #2 Best Places to Live in Norfolk County.

    Sharon

    Suburb of Boston, MA,

    54 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Sharon has a lot of wildlife. It has lots of plants and trees. It is a kid friendly place and is very safe. The lake in the center of town makes for a great summer with family. There are weekly bands all summer long. Angel’s restaurant is a town center to see neighbors and friends. Crescent Ridge is amazing! Our kids love to go there. It is an adventure and great ice cream. Recommend grabbing a few bar pizzas out of the freezer as well. Local milk is good. Wards Berry Farm has good food and local farmers veggies and such. Plus each season they bring it for adventures..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 18,473,

  2. #4 Best Places to Live in Norfolk County.

    Medfield

    Suburb of Boston, MA,

    51 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Medfield is a safe, small town bubble about 45 minutes from Boston. It has a fantastic school system that places a lot of value on music education—the high school music ensembles have won many state-....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 12,844,

  3. #6 Best Places to Live in Norfolk County.

    Needham

    Suburb of Boston, MA,

    59 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says A prelude: Boston is great! Lots of good paying jobs, tons of young adults / colleges, very live and let live, low crime, good schools, cultured. Metro west stands out for its top tier schools, beautifully unkept homes, and easy commute into the city + groceries. 20 minutes and you are wherever you need to be all day any day. Renting here has been wonderful! It is an unpretentious and welcoming community. All ages and backgrounds. It lies at the edge of urban (tickets tickets and traffic) / 1 acres suburban (isolation)....The downsides of the area are that it’s expensive, close to the radio towers, no good north shore beef and more uptight than north shore, kinda far from the ocean, lota cops (but reasonable and....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 31,957,

  4. #19 Best Places to Live in Norfolk County.

    Norwood

    Suburb of Boston, MA,

    52 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have spent 25 years of my life in Norwood, MA. It is great! There is a strong sense of community. The town does a great job offering free events all year for kids and adults! The library, DPW,....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 31,343,

  5. #20 Best Places to Live in Norfolk County.

    Dedham

    Suburb of Boston, MA,

    54 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Dedham is known for its rich history, as it was one of the earliest settled towns in Massachusetts and played a significant role in the founding of the United States. The town features various... The town has a vibrant downtown area with shops, restaurants, and entertainment options. There are also several parks and recreational areas, providing opportunities for outdoor activities such as...Dedham is conveniently located near major highways, making it easily accessible to other parts of Massachusetts. It is also served by public transportation, including bus routes and a commuter rail...Overall, Dedham offers a blend of historical charm, modern amenities, and convenient location, making it a desirable place to live or visit in Massachusetts..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 25,150,

  6. #21 Best Places to Live in Norfolk County.

    Quincy

    Suburb of Boston, MA,

    199 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Quincy, Massachusetts, is a gem nestled by the bay, where history feels alive, and the vibes are just amazing.You know what's cool? It's the birthplace of not one but two U.S. presidents! John Adams and John Quincy Adams came from here, and you can actually visit their homes. But that's not all that's awesome about Quincy. There are so many cultures blending together. There are festivals and celebrations all year round, each bringing different flavors, music, and...What I love most is the vibe here. Quincy's all about community. It's not just a place to live; it's a place to belong. People here are so involved, always hosting events, volunteering, and coming...Plus, it's so easy to get around. Being close to Boston is a huge plus, giving you access to big-city fun while coming back to the cozy, friendly Quincy. The city keeps growing and is getting better....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 100,981,

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