As Texas continues to grow at an unbelievable rate that is seeing yearly increases over 5%, almost 1,000 people per day, some of the small towns are blowing right through not so small towns into pretty unrecognizable small cities in a record amount of time. Do not worry though because the main magnets for the out of state, and even in state movers, remain the largest cities like Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin.

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Many people do choose to live in smaller towns because of the affordability, but being within a reasonable distance to larger urban areas is desirable when going shopping, seeking out cultural events, and being able to hop on an airplane to access the rest of the United States with relative ease.

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The Best Smalltown Is Now This Austin, Texas Suburb

It was only 3 years ago that Leander was the fastest growing town in Texas, and as other communities have surpassed them in terms of percentage of population increase, Leander remains a great destination for Texans seeking smalltown life.

Now, according to this Wallet Hub article, Leander is the best small town in Texas, and ranks #2 overall in the country for economic potential. Which leads me to believe Leander will not remain so small for too much longer.

There are a few other small towns in Texas that also rank very high on the desirabitlity list for the United States like Allen just north of Plano, and another Austin suburb in Cedar Park.

Whopping 6 Texas Cities Including Number One Among List Of Fastest Growing And Most Affordable

Detailed list of the 6 Texas cities that top the list of fastest growing and most affordable in the United States according to Go Banking Rates.

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LOOK: Tornado Damage in Temple, Texas

Photos show the damage in Temple after a tornado touched down there on Wednesday, May 22.

Gallery Credit: Meg Dowdy

Tornados in 2023: States With the Most Property Damage

While states in 'Tornado Alley' may see a higher number of twisters, the number has little to do with total property damage. ConsumerAffairs recently looked at data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Statista to determine how many states tornadoes touched down in each state and compared that to the total estimated property damage in the same time period. Here's a look at Tornadoes in 2023: Ranking the States For Most Property Damage.

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