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Old 07-29-2012, 02:44 PM
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I lived in a rural town in Florida. It was in the middle of nowhere.
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Old 07-29-2012, 05:21 PM
 
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Northern Nevada
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Old 07-29-2012, 06:26 PM
 
Location: Burlington, Colorado
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If people live there and there is an economy (farmland, for example) it is not the middle of nowhere, it is just a lightly populated somewhere.

If you are 10 miles up country from the nearest road in a place like the Adirondacks in NY or the Sangre De Christos in NM/CO, or on the high plains of the western Midwest, then you are in the middle of nowhere.
But isn't that farm/ranchland... therefore "just a lightly populated somewhere?"
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Old 07-29-2012, 06:30 PM
 
Location: Charleston, SC
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Here in SC I'd say the middle of nowhere is along US 321 or 601 west of I-95. There are very few towns even to break the rural mentality.

Any area over 100 miles from a large city is the middle of nowhere.
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Old 07-29-2012, 10:46 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Any area over 100 miles from a large city is the middle of nowhere.
Here is the business district in downtown Anton, Colorado. It is 99 miles from Denver, a big city by any definition. Is this in the middle of nowhere?

https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=A...313.83,,0,7.02

Anton is 29 miles from the nearest town that is bigger than Anton.
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Old 07-30-2012, 12:37 AM
 
Location: Burlington, Colorado
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Here is the business district in downtown Anton, Colorado. It is 99 miles from Denver, a big city by any definition. Is this in the middle of nowhere?

https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=A...313.83,,0,7.02

Anton is 29 miles from the nearest town that is bigger than Anton.
I don't know if its the "middle of nowhere" or not... that is very much a relative term (compared to Manhattan, yes, compared to Ukkusiksalik National Park not so much) but it is near Joes... if you are familiar with The Boys From Joes

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Old 07-30-2012, 07:18 AM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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The Washington Monument.
Some nowheres are kind of graceful.



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Old 07-30-2012, 06:55 PM
 
Location: Little Italy, Cleveland
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I lived in a rural town in Florida. It was in the middle of nowhere.
Levy County is pretty bad.
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Old 07-30-2012, 06:57 PM
 
Location: southern california
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2 miles down from hidden valley.
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Old 08-01-2012, 10:32 AM
 
Location: Old Town
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I consider Rual a banjo player and a great musician.
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