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Kirkland represents Washington at the 15th best small city in the U.S. (Image courtesy of Merill Images)

Two WA towns made the 'Best Small Cities in U.S.' list

For some of us it's all *Bright Lights & Big City* but for others it's all about that small town livin', baby! Luckily there are many quaint and darling little towns around Seattle that you can have the best of both worlds.

According to a study from Wallethub, two Washington towns made the 2017's Best Small Cities in America List! Representin' at the 14th and 15th spots are Sammamish and Kirkland, respectively.

To find the best small cities, Wallethub analysts first started with these five indicators:

  1. Affordability
  2. Economic Health
  3. Education & Health
  4. Quality of Life
  5. Safety

They then took those metrics and compared them across 1,200 U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 across 33 key indicators of livability. They range from housing costs to school-system quality to restaurants per capita.

What do you all think? Did they get it right?! For the full list of small towns and more information, visit Wallethub online.

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