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City/town names in USA/Canada that end with matching letters

In anticipation of preparing this post, it was never imagined that it would take more than a week of research/compilation and that there would be so many examples across the United States and Canada. In fact, this is the first … Continue reading

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Largest h-y-p-h-e-n-a-t-e-d city/town by state or province

Continuing with the recent theme of hyphenated cities and towns, the following list identified the largest hyphenated city or town in each state, Canadian province, or territory. As with previous posts on this subject, the population data pertains to the … Continue reading

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Smallest “city” named community from each state

The following list identifies those communities from each state that have the smallest population while also including the term “city” in their name. They are listed below from smallest to largest. The population data is based on the most recent … Continue reading

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“Small towns?” – Who are they kidding?

With all apologies to Business Insider, since when are cities that exceed 100,000 in population, or even exceeding 60,000 in population, considered to be “small towns?” At least they included the population of each community in their list of the ten … Continue reading

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Your community is a village when…

Everyone is a member of the Village People. The whole village enjoys going to the Y-M-C-A! Goldilocks thinks a small town is much too big and a hamlet is much too small, but a village is just right. It has … Continue reading

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