6 Famous American Small Towns That You Can Visit Today

American Small Towns

When we think of small American towns, specific images come to mind. Do you picture a place like the fictional towns of Stars Hollow, Cabot Cove, or Mayberry?

Contributors on an online forum shared some of the most famous, and the choices may surprise you.

Tombstone is one of the most infamous places in American history, particularly related to the Old West. This was the site of the legendary gunfight at the O.K. Corral, where Wyatt Earp, his brothers, and Doc Holliday fought a group of cowboy outlaws.

1. Tombstone, Arizona

Cooperstown is a very tiny village with a population of 1,867. This charming hamlet is famous for its connection to Major League Baseball. This town is the site of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

2. Cooperstown, New York

Those who love Halloween and everything spooky flock to several places in New England. One is Sleepy Hollow, New York, made famous from the Washington Irving story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and various films.

3. Sleepy Hollow, New York

Hershey, Pennsylvania, is one the most famous towns in America because of the creation of Hershey’s chocolate. The average person does not make the connection between the candy and the town.

4. Hershey, Pennsylvania

The small towns of Virginia are rich in history and beauty with relatively low populations. Williamsburg has 15,590 residents and retains the charm of early America.

5. Williamsburg, Virginia

Park City is relatively small, with a population of 8,457, but it’s become a household name thanks to the Sundance Film Festival and the 2002 Winter Olympics. Known as a place to visit in the winter months to enjoy snowboarding and skiing

6. Park City, Utah

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