Dec 01, 2020 · While small towns often offer a lower cost of living compared to major urban centers, Whitestown residents benefit from the affordability of Indianapolis as well: Indianapolis ranks No. 11 on the U.S. News list of Best Affordable Places to Live, requiring just 20.4% of the area’s median household income to cover the cost of living.
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Nov 22, 2020 · The best small towns can offer friendly neighbors, safe streets, and excellent schools along with cultural and recreational activities—and, of course, quieter alternatives to nearby bustling cities.
- Traverse City, Michigan. A hub for lovers of wine, beer, spirits—and cherries. Population: 15,000. Though the biggest town in Northern Michigan, Traverse City has a population of only about 15,000.
- Jacksonville, Oregon. A Gold Rush town that is home to the Britt Music & Arts Festival. Population: 2,898. Founded in the 1850s when gold deposits were discovered in the Jackson Creek, this town fell on hard times when the treasure ran out.
- Dahlonega, Georgia. Step back into the Gold Rush era. Population: 6,437. Though on the opposite side of the country, Dahlonega has a lot in common with Jacksonville, Oregon.
- Taos, New Mexico. Home to art colonies and incredible landscapes. Population: 5,763. Known for its pueblo houses, Taos has long drawn artistic types to its rugged setting, including influential abstract painter Agnes Martin.
Sep 29, 2021 · Muskegon is one of the best beach towns in the Great Lakes State. But it stands out from the myriad charming, sand-dusted hamlets that dot Michigan’s coastline simply by having, well, people.
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Upstream is Strafford County, which includes the mill towns of Dover (29,000), Rochester (32,000) and Durham (9,100), home to the main campus of the University of New Hampshire (enrollment 15,600). All these towns are steeped in history — some were founded 400 years ago — that will make any retiree feel young.