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US tiniest towns

The tiniest town in every state Part 2

By Sarah Schmalbruch From Insider

Often, a state’s largest city is considered its best place to live.

But there’s something to be said for rural towns too.

We rounded up the least-populated town in every state, based on the US Census Bureau’s 2016 annual estimate of the resident population.

This data was collected using administrative records (births, deaths, records of moves), all of which were then weighed against the 2010 census. This list includes only incorporated towns.

While the majority of the towns that made the list have single-digit populations, there are a few states whose smallest towns are much larger. This is because these towns are located in densely populated states, and different states have different requirements for formally incorporating a town.

Keep scrolling to see the tiniest towns across the country.

Andy Kiersz contributed reporting to this article.

HAWAII: Urban Honolulu CDP
Honolulu. Izabela23/Shutterstock
Population: 351,792

IDAHO: Warm River City
Upper Mesa Falls in Warm River. Malcolm Manners/Flickr
Population: 3

ILLINOIS: Kaskaskia Village
Kaskaskia Church. Charles Houchin/Wikimedia Commons
Population: 13

INDIANA: River Forest Town
River Forest. Google Street View
Population: 22

IOWA: Leroy City
The Leroy Presbyterian Church. United Trinity Parish – Humeston/Facebook
Population: 14

KANSAS: Freeport City
Freeport. adtade/Instagram
Population: 5

KENTUCKY: South Park View City
South Park View. Google Street View
Population: 7

LOUISIANA: Mound Village
Mound. Google Street View
Population: 17

MAINE: Eastport City
Water Street in Eastport. Ken Gallager/Wikimedia Commons
Population: 1,225

MARYLAND: Port Tabacco Village Town
Port Tobacco. Google Street View
Population: 13

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