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10 Small Towns In Northern California Where Everyone Knows Your Name

Small towns – Northern California has hundreds of them. We’ve lived and loved in tiny spots on the map for generations. These are the places where everybody knows everybody and the true meaning of community shines through. While our part of the state is known for some pretty amazing metropolitan cities, it’s the small towns we go back to again and again.

Here are a few that are still around to remind you that you’re more than just another face on the street. This is home.

We can’t even scratch the surface on the adorable small towns in Northern California. There are some so small they don’t even show up on a map. Share YOUR favorite small town with us!

Joanne Kraft
Joanne is a fourth-generation Northern Californian. She knows good sour dough bread when she tastes it and understands the best parts of the Golden State are nowhere near Los Angeles.