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    Cyburbia's Best Small Towns: State by State - Nominations (Appalachian States)

    Many web sites and magazines do an annual "best of" feature, so why not Cyburbia? My thought is to come up with a list of our favorite small towns. One for each state. The only criteria is population, and I will arbitrarily define a small city as under 25,000. As for the rest, maybe you like it for its layout, its amenities, its downtown, or whatever.

    This is a call for nominations. Since there are a lot of states I will break it up into regions. The next is a grouping some may question. I am simply breaking it up to have no more than 5-6 states per thread: Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee. I will put all of the nominations together in a survey later.
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    Virginia - Culpeper
    Virginia - Lexington

    West Virginia - Fayetteville
    West Virginia - Lewisburg

    North Carolina - Salisbury
    North Carolina - Highlands

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    Culpeper, VA

    Chincoteague Island, VA

    Mt. Airy, NC (Mayberry look alike)

    Hendersonville, NC (turning things around)

    Brevard, NC

    New Bern, NC (just over 25k population but feels like a small town)

    Washington, NC

    Davidson, NC

    Charles Town, WV

    Shepherdstown, WV
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    In Kentucky, I would nominate Bardstown. Lots of history, and nice old buildings. Plus, is the home of several distilleries.
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    Carrboro, NC

    New Bern, NC (second)

    Hillsborough, NC

    Pittsboro, NC

    Brevard, NC (second)
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    Shepherdstown, WV
    Floyd, VA
    Warrenton, VA
    Fredericksburg, VA
    Carrboro, NC
    Beaufort, NC
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    Asheville, Morganton, New Bern, Belmont, Blowing Rock in NC
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    Berea, KY - home to the South's first integrated, co-ed college. Students come from low-income families and pay for their tuition entirely through sweat equity. Really cool place...

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    Here are my picks

    Tennessee:

    Watertown

    Clinton

    Byrdstown

    Lebanon

    Townsend

    Franklin

    Monteagle/Sewanee

    Chattanooga for a bigger town.


    North Carolina:

    Boone

    Asheville


    Kentucky:

    Danville

    Corbin

    Berea

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    North Carolina:

    -Davidson

    -Highlands

    -Warrenton

    -Belmont

    -Cramerton (Only around Christmas time )

    -New Bern

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