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Towns are settlements in which people live, work, learn, and play near each other. Towns often start with people gathering near a source of water, food, materials, religion, and protection. As towns mature, they add wells, streets, public spaces, larger community buildings, and services like agriculture, home goods stores, restaurants, bakeries, etc. In the United States in 2019, there were 16, 410 incorporated villages under 10,000 out of 19,502 urban areas. Many towns in the United States started with Main Streets at a cross roads of two larger roads. These Main streets offered overnight rooms, hardware stores, bakeries, and dry goods. Inns and taverns and Some towns begin to grow neighborhoods, and then districts. As towns extend their populations out and up, towns evolve into cities. Take a look at some of the world’s oldest towns. Different cultures, countries, and continents, have different population standards for rural areas, towns, villages, and cities.


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