What is town?

  • (noun): An urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city.
    Example: "They drive through town on their way to work"
    See also — Additional definitions below

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.

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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 ... The town is home to Acadia University, Landmark East School and the Acadia Cinema Cooperative, a non-profit organization that runs the local movie/performan ... attractions which are offered by the university and town ...
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 ... was merged 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 an independent municipality ... As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 11,820 and a density of 39.88 persons per km² ...
Kingston, Jamaica
... by 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 ... the following communities, Tivoli Gardens, Denham Town, downtown Kingston, National Heroes Park, Kingston Gardens, Rae Town, Bournemouth Gardens, Norman Gardens, Springfield ... Andrew such as Gordon Town, Mavis Bank, Lawrence Tavern, Mt ...

More definitions of "town":

  • (noun): An administrative division of a county.
    Example: "The town is responsible for snow removal"
    Synonyms: township
  • (noun): The people living in a municipality smaller than a city.
    Example: "The whole town cheered the team"
    Synonyms: townspeople, townsfolk

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)

    O little town of Bethlehem,
    How still we see thee lie!
    Above thy deep and dreamless sleep
    The silent stars go by;
    Yet in thy dark streets shineth
    The Everlasting Light;
    The hopes and fears of all the years
    Are met in thee tonight.
    Phillips Brooks (1835–1893)