10 Slow-Paced Small Towns In North Dakota Where Life Is Still Simple
North Dakota is full of small towns with populations from 5 to 5,000. Most of these places go at their own pace and are completely separate from the hustle and bustle of big cities everywhere else. These 10 towns are perfect examples of what small town ND is all about. Their tight-knit communities and simple setting make them great places for people just to enjoy life and take things slow.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
A lot of small towns have the same few things – a water tower, the grain elevator, a post office and a drug store – and yet they all have their own unique characteristics that make them great places to live. The towns featured here are nowhere near the smallest in North Dakota, though. That honor goes to these towns where absolutely everyone knows your name.
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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