The rankings underscore the growing interest in "new ruralism," or the trend of migration toward rural areas. Most rural areas in the nation are growing at the fastest rate in more than 20 years, ...
Thursday, February 22, 2007
'Best Places to Live in Rural America' (link)
BIRMINGHAM, AL -- Barren County in Kentucky took top honors in the third-annual edition of the "Best Places to Live in Rural America" rankings by The Progressive Farmer magazine, released today. Each year, the rankings name the top 10 rural counties in the nation according to several quality-of-life indicators and statistics; all 10 counties are profiled in the February 2007 issue of The Progressive Farmer.