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  • Childcare 4/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Schools 4/5

"Residential neighborhoods spaced out by natural environment."

Pinched between Interstate 84 and the Connecticut border, Pawling really epitomizes the nature of small-town America. Located at the crossroads of Routes 55 (south) and 22 (north), Pawling is located in the southeast-most corner of Dutchess County between Wingdale and Patterson. Less than 10,000 residents live in Pawling even though it covers a significant amount of land, thus leading to more privacy since the houses are more spaced out. Route 22 provides residents with a more commercial way of... Full review
  • Recreational activities
  • Beautiful, natural setting
  • Limited nightlife
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  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
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