11 Signs You're From A Small Country Town
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11 Signs You're From A Small Country Town

A place where every one says y'all, every one waves at you when you pass by, and a place you call home.

11 Signs You're From A Small Country Town

I'm from a small country town with one blinking stoplight, one working gas station, and one bank. I grew up and graduated with the same 14 people in Walnut Grove, Missouri.. and no, not from Little House On The Prairie. Here are some signs that you're from a small country town too:

1. Every one knows your name.

Whether you go to the gas station or the grocery store, you're always running into people from your hometown and they always know your name.

2. ….And every one knows your business.

If they know your name, they probably know your family, who you're dating, where you went last night, and your plans for next weekend.

3. You grew up with the same kids from kindergarten.

You learned with them, fought with them, and made mistakes with them. From adding and subtracting to walking in caps and gowns together. You'll never forget these day one's.

4. ….And you probably dated at least 2 of them.

You never thought you would, but the annoying kid that always told on you and stole your crayons hit puberty nicely.

5. The local gas station or restaurant parking lot is the hang out.

Let's be honest, where else were you supposed to drink illegally?

6. High school sports are life.

There's nothing better then watching your high school team kick some ass.

7. ….So is hunting.

Some people in your school skipped class for opening day. Pick up trucks, camo, and deer season are essential.

8. ….So is backroading.

You've made some of the best memories jamming out and driving around on dirt roads with your friends in high school.

9. There are more cows than people.

The smell of cow poop is too familiar. Cows everywhere.

10. You’ve gotten stuck behind a tractor more than once.

You're running late, and now you're even later. The backside of tractor isn't an unfamiliar sight.

11. It may be small, and it may be country... but there’s no place like home.

Everyone talks about leaving and getting out, but you'll always miss it and it will always be home.

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