Money's list of America's best small towns


States
Top 100
Rank City Population
63 Martinez 30,600
8 Peachtree City 34,500
35 Suwanee 14,900
Other cities
Rank City Population
  Alpharetta 49,700
  Athens 112,800
  Atlanta 519,100
  Augusta 192,100
  Buford 11,500
  Canton 21,500
  Cartersville 18,600
  Columbus 170,500
  Douglasville 30,100
  Duluth 26,000
  Evans 22,200
  Fayetteville 15,100
  Kennesaw 31,600
  Lawrenceville 29,000
  Lilburn 11,500
  Macon 93,100
  McDonough 18,400
  Newnan 28,900
  Norcross 10,500
  North Atlanta 41,200
  North Druid Hills 21,400
  Pooler 13,500
  Savannah 130,300
  Smyrna 49,500
  Snellville 20,100
  Stockbridge 14,100
  Vinings 11,500
  Wilmington Island 14,400
  Woodstock 23,000
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