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:

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/

Have you ever visited any of these towns? What was your experience like? Where else in Texas has that unmistakable, small town Southern charm?