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Old 01-02-2011, 02:06 PM
 
Location: Shelby NC
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I was thinking anything under 10,000
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Old 01-02-2011, 11:57 PM
 
Location: Metromess
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This is a near-duplicate of another thread.
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Old 02-08-2019, 07:29 AM
 
Location: rural south west UK
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10,000 would be a large town in this country.
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Old 02-08-2019, 07:34 AM
 
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no Walmart, no McDonald's, no Starbucks.
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Old 02-08-2019, 09:22 AM
 
Location: rural south west UK
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no Walmart, no McDonald's, no Starbucks.
that's most places over here, only large towns here have a McDonalds or a Starbucks.
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Old 02-08-2019, 07:33 PM
 
Location: The Outer Limits
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My town is around 850, which I consider large. Wife drives 8 miles to a town around 2500 to grocery shop, pick up mail at PO, and on and on, which I consider huge, I go only if I must.
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Old 02-09-2019, 03:17 PM
 
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Everyone has their own definition. Some people think 50,000 people is a small town, LOL.
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Old 02-09-2019, 04:36 PM
 
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My town is around 850, which I consider large. Wife drives 8 miles to a town around 2500 to grocery shop, pick up mail at PO, and on and on, which I consider huge, I go only if I must.
Wow. All of your opinions about others and the world must be so unnuanced.
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Old 02-09-2019, 04:47 PM
 
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my definition
village = people can get together and make a decision
town = large enough to appoint/elect a mayor
city = mayor needs a city hall with red tape to manage city

bureaucracy is how to measure how large a population is. more people = more levels of bureaucracy

if everyone has access to the person in charge, it is a small town. if they go through one or two people, large town, if they go through an office then it is a city
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:55 AM
 
Location: rural south west UK
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a small town is where you know everyone else, they know where you live and probably where you work too.
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