Tag Archives: College towns

Roadside Americana: Quaint small college towns

For this list, I chose to keep the town’s size at approximately 15,000 residents or less. Otherwise, it’s increasingly difficult to affix the term “quaint” to a place larger than that population. Berea is the largest community with more than … Continue reading

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Collegiate cuisine entrepreneurship

There is probably no better way to try out a new restaurant concept than to test it in a college town. For some reason, college students are interested exploring a wide variety of cuisines and are willing to try new … Continue reading

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The 25 smartest college towns in the USA

The following is a list compiled by The Daily Beast of the 25 smartest college towns in the USA. The list identifies the community in its order of ranking in 2011 and then also provides its previous ranking from 2009 … Continue reading

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