Money's list of America's best small towns


States
Top 100
Rank City Population
44 Apex 31,600
Other cities
Rank City Population
  Archdale 9,300
  Belmont 9,200
  Burlington 49,600
  Cary 121,800
  Charlotte 671,600
  Clemmons 17,000
  Cornelius 23,500
  Durham 217,800
  Fayetteville 171,900
  Garner 25,300
  Greensboro 247,200
  High Point 100,400
  Holly Springs 19,700
  Huntersville 42,600
  Indian Trail 18,300
  Kernersville 22,300
  Lewisville 12,700
  Masonboro 13,100
  Matthews 26,700
  Mebane 10,200
  Mint Hill 19,800
  Morganton 17,100
  Morrisville 13,400
  Newton 13,300
  Pinehurst 12,100
  Raleigh 375,800
  Reidsville 15,000
  Stallings 8,700
  Statesville 26,100
  Wake Forest 25,300
  Wilmington 99,600
  Winston-Salem 215,300
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