19 Ways You Know You Grew Up In A Small Town In Virginia

Now before I get started, let me say that some things are universal. And that couldn’t be more true than when talking about small towns. The fact is, small towns are small towns no matter where they are. But as someone who grew up in a small town in rural Virginia, I can’t help my link my experiences to Virginia – and it’s these experiences that define so much of this amazing state for me. And let me just say, I’ve lived all over, in big cities and small towns, other states, and other countries. But there’s just nothing like my hometown – and  I’m sure you other small town Virginians out there will be able to relate to most of these!


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If you grew up in a small town in Virginia, then there’s no doubt that you could probably double this list. Be sure to let me know what you remember from growing up in a small Virginia town and how it shaped you in the comments below!