Town

A town is a human settlement larger than a village but smaller than a city. The size definition for what constitutes a "town" varies considerably in different parts of the world, so that, for example, many "small towns" in the United States would be regarded as villages in the United Kingdom, while many British "small towns" would qualify as cities in the United States.

Read more about Town:  Origin and Use, Age of Towns Scheme

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Wolfville
... Wolfville (2011 population 4,269) is a Canadian town in the Annapolis Valley, Kings County, Nova Scotia, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northwest of the provincial capital, Halifax ... The town is home to Acadia University, Landmark East School and the Acadia Cinema Cooperative, a non-profit organization that runs the local movie/performance ... attractions which are offered by the university and town ...
Kingston, Jamaica
... the Palisadoes, a long sand spit which connects the town of Port Royal and the Norman Manley International Airport to the rest of the island ... encompasses the following communities, Tivoli Gardens, Denham Town, downtown Kingston, National Heroes Park, Kingston Gardens, Rae Town, Bournemouth Gardens, Norman Gardens ... Andrew such as Gordon Town, Mavis Bank, Lawrence Tavern, Mt ...
2002–03 In English Football - League Competitions - Football League Second Division
... Mansfield Town's first season out of the bottom division in over a decade ended as their previous spell had with immediate relegation ... Luton Town 62 ... +5 65 10 ... Swindon Town 63 ... -4 60 11 ...
Kingston, Jamaica - Media and Telecommunications - Postal Service
... Office) Downtown Kingston Kingston 1 Port Royal Kingston 2 Windward Road Kingston 3 Vineyard Town Kingston 4 Allman Town Kingston 5 Cross Roads Kingston 6 Liguanea Kingston 7 Mona Kingston 8 Constant Spring ...
Yabe, Kumamoto
... Yabe (矢部町, Yabe-machi?) was a town located in Kamimashiki District, Kumamoto, Japan ... with the village of Seiwa, also from Kamimashiki District, and the town of Soyō, from Aso District, to form the new town of Yamato and no longer exists as ... As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 11,820 and a density of 39.88 persons per km² ...

Famous quotes containing the word town:

    Although then a printer by trade, he listed himself in this early directory as an antiquarian. When he was asked the reason for this he replied that he always thought every town should have at least one antiquarian, and since none appeared for the post, he volunteered.
    —For the State of Iowa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    A town is saved, not more by the righteous men in it than by the woods and swamps that surround it.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    A blessing through the ages thus
    Shield all thy roofs and towers!
    God with the fathers, so with us,
    Thou darling town of ours!
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)