Abilene, Kansas Named #2 Best Historic Small Town

on July 10, 2020

Abilene - Best Historic Small Town - USA Today

For the second year in a row, Abilene placed in the top ten nationwide in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Best Historic Small Town contest.

“Thanks to everyone for voting for Abilene,” said Julie Roller Weeks, Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau director. “We appreciate this recognition, and it reinforces what visitors say, and locals know – Abilene is one of the best historic small towns in the country.”

The top ten winners in the Best Historic Small Town category are as follows:

  1. Granbury, TX
  2. Abilene, KS
  3. Valparaiso, IN
  4. Mackinac Island, MI
  5. Natchitoches, LA
  6. Williamsburg, VA
  7. Clarksdale, MS
  8. St. Augustine, FL
  9. Berkeley Springs, WV
  10. Leadville, CO

Nominees for all categories are chosen by a panel of relevant experts, voting is then open for four weeks, and the winners are revealed. Abilene placed 8th in the 2019 contest.

For more information about Abilene, visit www.AbileneKansas.org.

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