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View Poll Results: Which city is most dominated by country culture lacking urban feeling to it?
Albuquerque, NM 4 7.14%
Baton Rouge, LA 10 17.86%
Billings, MT 6 10.71%
Birmingham, AL 9 16.07%
Boise, ID 7 12.50%
Charleston, SC 5 8.93%
Charleston, WV 12 21.43%
Columbia, SC 8 14.29%
Des Moines, IA 6 10.71%
Fargo, ND 10 17.86%
Indianapolis, IN 3 5.36%
Jackson, MS 12 21.43%
Kansas City, KS-MO 3 5.36%
Knoxville, TN 6 10.71%
Lexington, KY 10 17.86%
Lincoln, NE 8 14.29%
Little Rock, AR 12 21.43%
Louisville, KY 5 8.93%
Memphis, TN 8 14.29%
Nashville, TN 9 16.07%
Oklahoma City, OK 13 23.21%
Omaha, NE 6 10.71%
Pittsburgh, PA 7 12.50%
Reno-Carson City, NV 5 8.93%
Richmond, VA 6 10.71%
Salt Lake City, UT 5 8.93%
Sioux Falls, SD 11 19.64%
Springfield, IL 9 16.07%
Tallahassee, FL 7 12.50%
Tulsa 8 14.29%
Witchita, KS 7 12.50%
Other. Please post your choices. 1 1.79%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 56. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-01-2011, 01:23 PM
 
Location: Jackson, TN
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My votes go to Baton Rouge, LA; Birmingham, AL; Charleston, WV; Jackson, MS; and Little Rock, AR.

Definition of Country Culture

Country culture is more like big cities that is so overrated while being dominated by country people/rednecks/hillbillies. Some lacks urban feeling.

The only reason why the population seems bigger is because of metro population but more people actually live outside the city proper. For an example, almost 50% of Little Rock, AR population live outside the city; therefore, it isn't very urban.

You also could say that it's type of culture that isn't welcoming to outsiders for potential growth & new ideas for change due to old boys network.

Last edited by VolunteerTN; 05-01-2011 at 02:25 PM.. Reason: Added the definition of country culture.
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Old 05-01-2011, 01:28 PM
 
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No Nashville?
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Old 05-01-2011, 01:43 PM
 
Location: 304
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Some of these cities I would never associate with the country
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Old 05-01-2011, 01:44 PM
 
Location: USA
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Shreveport, La. I don't know of a city more country influenced than this one. The people all profess to be "country folks" (and many of them are) and tend to shun the ways of larger cities. When something in a larger city is, needed, they usually head to Dallas, Houston, or New Orleans. It is kind of an isolationist place.
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Old 05-01-2011, 01:47 PM
 
Location: Jackson, TN
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No Nashville?
Although Nashville is home of the country music industry, I still wouldn't necessarily say it's dominated by country culture. Nashville is very urban with a population of 628,000+ with metro population of 1,670,000+.
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Old 05-01-2011, 01:47 PM
 
Location: Denver
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I wouldn't call Baton Rouge country. Laregly suburban and conservative, yes. Parts of the city have a dense grid, historical districts, and big city crime.
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Old 05-01-2011, 01:52 PM
 
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Although Nashville is home of the country music industry, I still wouldn't necessarily say it's dominated by country culture. Nashville is very urban with a population of 628,000+ with metro population of 1,670,000+.
What is the definition of country culture?
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Old 05-01-2011, 02:11 PM
 
Location: Jackson, TN
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What is the definition of country culture?
Country culture is more like big cities that is so overrated while being dominated by country people/rednecks/hillbillies. Some lacks urban feeling.

The only reason why the population seems bigger is because of metro population but more people actually live outside the city proper. For an example, almost 50% of Little Rock, AR population live outside the city; therefore, it isn't very urban.

You also could say that it's type of culture that isn't welcoming to outsiders for potential growth & new ideas for change due to old boys network.

I hope that's specific enough.
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Old 05-01-2011, 02:15 PM
 
Location: USA
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Originally Posted by VolunteerTN View Post
Country culture is more like big cities that is so overrated while being dominated by country people/rednecks/hillbillies. Some lacks urban feeling.

The only reason why the population seems bigger is because of metro population but more people actually live outside the city proper. For an example, almost 50% of Little Rock, AR population live outside the city; therefore, it isn't very urban.

You also could say that it's type of culture that isn't welcoming to outsiders for potential growth & new ideas for change due to old boys network.

I hope that's specific enough.
Bingo!
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Old 05-01-2011, 02:17 PM
 
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All of them with the exception of Pittsburgh and Kansas city. Both remind me of Baltimore a little bit.
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