Born, raised, grew up on the Southwest side of Tulsa, OK. Since the Arkansas River separates the West and Southwest parts of town from the rest of the city, it's like its' own community.
I mention this because even after I had moved out, myself, my parents, and both sets of Grandparents all lived within a 2-3 mile radius.
Next stop was a shit hole in far West Texas called LaMesa. Training for a job promotion, and thankfully was a short stay; maybe 8 months or so.
Next was Ardmore, OK. First management assignment, loved the area, but lived in a duplex with a sticky-handed neighbor. Had to jump on him within the first 2 weeks we lived there...and that wasn't the only time.
From there back to Tulsa. Approximately 1986-87.
From Tulsa to Roswell, GA ('98). Met Mrs. Timmy in late '99.
Moved to a neighboring town, Alpharetta, GA a couple or so years later.
Moved to Lawrenceville, GA in '94 or '95, and have been here since.
For those of you old enough to remember Larry Flynt, Lawrenceville was the city where he was shot...
Ranking them is a mixed bag.
Tulsa is home, still have family and friends there, but would NEVER move back with current political policies and crime.
West TX was the worst, by far. Unless you like sand...in your car A/C vents, in your house, and everywhere else it can be blown into.
Ardmore was a beautiful area, I was 5 minutes from Lake Texoma, but nothing that makes me want to move back.
All the places in GA that I have lived are Northern/Northeastern suburbs of Atlanta. Nice areas, but traffic and crime creep are the worst I have ever seen.
I'll probably die here, but if I had my 'druthers, I'd love to move to the mountains of East Tennessee or Western North Carolina.