11 Small Towns In Texas Where Everyone Knows Your Name
If you live in Texas, you know that what we’re known for – southern hospitality, the simplicity of sitting on the porch with a glass of sweet tea, and slow living – only exists in the smallest of our towns. Visiting a place like Wimberley or Alpine just has a completely different feel than, say, Houston or Dallas. All the locals know each other, and they know when someone they meet isn’t from their town – but instead of being hostile to newcomers, they’re just as welcoming as they are to their own friends and family. That’s the beauty of Texas small towns, and they’re more abundant than you might think. Here are 11 small towns (less than 10,000 residents) where everyone knows your name:
Have you ever visited any of these towns? What was your experience like? Where else in Texas has that unmistakable, small town Southern charm?
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.