12 Small Towns In Nebraska Where Everyone Knows Your Name
Nebraska is a state made up of just a few cities…and what seems like a thousand small towns. While everyone seems to have a different definition of “small” when it comes to population, we can all agree that these super-tiny Nebraska towns have definitely earned that description. In these places, it would be virtually impossible not to know the names of everyone in town. (Note that, while there are lots of unincorporated communities with smaller populations in Nebraska, this list includes only officially designated towns and villages.)
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Most of these towns used to have far more residents; for one reason or another, the populations shrank over time. But in true Nebraska spirit, the residents who remain are unflinchingly loyal to their homes and wouldn’t live anywhere else.
As a lifelong Nebraskan, Delana loves discovering the many hidden treasures of her state. She has worked as a writer and editor since 2007. Delana's work has been featured on more than a dozen websites and in Nebraska Life Magazine.
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