Monday, February 06, 2006

The Perfect Little Spot Just For Me

According to Find Your Spot these are the perfect places for me to live. Think this is long? The "quiz" is l.o.n.g.e.r!

1. Norfolk, Virginia Heart of the Hampton Roads
This spot was the only American city completely destroyed and rebuilt in the Revolutionary War; a British cannonball in St. Paul's Church wall is a reminder…
Population: 1,606,000 | Average Home Price: $182,000 | Precipitation: 45" | Snow: 7"


2. Louisville, Kentucky Home of the Kentucky Derby
This beautiful river city was home to Colonel Harland Sanders, founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken…
Population: 248,000 | Average Home Price: $186,000 | Precipitation: 43" | Snow: 17"


3. Chattanooga, Tennessee City of Vision
The beautiful former depot of this town's famous Choo-Choo is now a unique vacation complex…
Population: 155,000 | Average Home Price: $146,000 | Precipitation: 54" | Snow: 10"


4. Nashville, Tennessee Music City, U.S.A.
Though best known for its music, this spot also boasts the Hermitage, home to Andrew Jackson, Americas first president from the wild "West"…
Population: 545,500 | Average Home Price: $169,000 | Precipitation: 46" | Snow: 11"


5. Hampton, Virginia City on the Chesapeake
The new Virginia Air and Space Center is located in this city, home of the first training facility for American astronauts…
Population: 146,000 | Average Home Price: $162,000 | Precipitation: 45" | Snow: 7"



6. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Big City on the Plains
Located in the heart of America, visitors to this town can use water taxis to visit restaurants and shops in the famous Bricktown district…
Population: 523,000 | Average Home Price: $141,000 | Precipitation: 32" | Snow: 9"



7. Knoxville, Tennessee Gateway to the Smoky Mountains
In the shadow of the Great Smoky and Cumberland Mountains, this spot served as Tennessee's capital from 1796 to 1812…
Population: 704,400 | Average Home Price: $180,000 | Precipitation: 47" | Snow: 11"


8. Clarksville, Tennessee The New South
This Tennessee city calls itself the "Gateway to the New South"…
Population: 103,455 | Average Home Price: $132,000 | Precipitation: 50" | Snow: 8"

9. Greenville, North Carolina Where History Meets High-Tech
This North Carolina town changed its name in 1786 to honor Revolutionary War hero General Nathaniel Greene…
Population: 137,200 | Average Home Price: $145,000 | Precipitation: 49" | Snow: 5"


10. Rocky Mount-Stony Creek, North Carolina Poised for Prosperity
This North Carolina spot lies in two counties; the Seaboard Coast Line's railroad tracks mark the boundary, down the middle of Main Street…
Population: 79,600 | Average Home Price: $166,000 | Precipitation: 46" | Snow: 7"

11. Lexington, Kentucky Heart of the Bluegrass
Located in the rolling bluegrass hills, this community once boasted more horses than humans…
Population: 489,700 | Average Home Price: $170,000 | Precipitation: 46" | Snow: 17"


12. Evansville, Indiana The Tri-State Capital
At this city's West Side Nut Club Fall Festival, you can sample ‘gator soup, ostrich burgers, and brain sandwiches…
Population: 297,000 | Average Home Price: $110,000 | Precipitation: 42" | Snow: 13"

13. Johnson City-Kingsport, Tennessee Two Natural Wonders
This Tennessee city's lively annual Springfest includes a JazzNite, golf tournaments, a chili cookoff and a beach party...
Population: 100,000 | Average Home Price: $110,000 | Precipitation: 45" | Snow: 17"


14. Springfield, Missouri A City With Style
This Missouri city was the site of the nation's first recorded shoot-out, between "Wild Bill" Hickok and Dave Tutt in 1865…
Population: 335,000 | Average Home Price: $112,000 | Precipitation: 39" | Snow: 16"


15. Charlotte, North Carolina The Queen City
Home to First Union and Bank of America, this spot is renowned as a financial center…
Population: 1,335,000 | Average Home Price: $232,000 | Precipitation: 43" | Snow: 6"


16. St. Louis, Missouri Wonder of the Modern World
The Sporting News recently named this the best sports city in North America…
Population: 2,634,000 | Average Home Price: $173,600 | Precipitation: 36" | Snow: 18"


17. Cincinnati, Ohio The Queen City
This big Ohio city with the small-town feel is home to baseball's first professional team: the Reds started in 1869…
Population: 1,690,000 | Average Home Price: $161,000 | Precipitation: 39" | Snow: 19"


18. Tulsa, Oklahoma A Blend of the Best
This technologically important Oklahoma city hosts a low-tech Blue Grass and Chili Festival each year...
Population: 388,000 | Average Home Price: $135,000 | Precipitation: 43" | Snow: 5"


19. Bowling Green, Kentucky Home Of the Corvette
Every Corvette is made in this Kentucky town, home of the National Corvette Museum...
Population: 50,700 | Average Home Price: $142,000 | Precipitation: 47" | Snow: 11"


20. Joplin, Missouri Living Well in the Ozarks
Songwriter Percy Wenrich, who wrote the classic Christmas song “Silver Bells," was born in this friendly southwest Missouri Ozark spot...
Population: 46,400 | Average Home Price: $100,000 | Precipitation: 44" | Snow: 12"

21. Indianapolis, Indiana The Crossroads of America
The largest water clock in North America (it uses 70 gallons of water) is in the largest children's museum in the world, in this Indiana city...
Population: 1,655,000 | Average Home Price: $130,000 | Precipitation: 36" | Snow: 22"


22. Toledo, Ohio Glass City of the Great Lakes
Michigan and Ohio were ready to go to war over possession of this town in 1835; President Jackson awarded it to Ohio…
Population: 618,000 | Average Home Price: $115,000 | Precipitation: 32" | Snow: 37"


23. Lynchburg, Virginia A Contemporary Heirloom
This beautiful spot in the James River Valley along the Blue Ridge Mountains was home to Dr. Charles Fleet, inventor of Fleet's Chap-Stick lip balm in 1889…
Population: 65,250 | Average Home Price: $172,000 | Precipitation: 40" | Snow: 18"


24. Enid, Oklahoma Bright Star of the Great Plains
This largest town in northwest Oklahoma grew out of the Great Land Rush of 1893…
Population: 46,400 | Average Home Price: $101,000 | Precipitation: 30" | Snow: 12"

I'm not sure about Oklahoma, Missouri or Kentucky, but I dunno...


(Found this while visiting Kentucky Gurl)

3 Comments:

Blogger novaks8 said...

Hey, Greenville is about 45 minutes from me. I went to college there at ECU!

Rocky Mount is where my best friend lives!

Neat survey!

4:02 AM  
Blogger LadyBugCrossing said...

I love those housing prices!! So affordable!
LadyBug

8:15 AM  
Anonymous Susie said...

I live about 15 minutes from your #3 location - Chattanooga. Come on over, we'd love to have ya! ;) By the way, the 10" of snow thing is a LIE. It hasn't snowed here AT ALL in over 5 years!

Also, thanks for linking me - I'm linking you back! :)

9:47 AM  

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