The Nicest Place in Colorado: Pueblo West Women’s League in Pueblo West
This small community can’t afford all the niceties. Lucky for them they have a fairy godmother watching over them. Make...
The Nicest Place in New Jersey: Hunterdon County YMCA in Flemington
All YMCAs offer fun and companionship. This one also offers family.
The Nicest Place in Connecticut: Clintonville Elementary School in North Haven
The students at this elementary school go out of their way to make sure everyone feels included.
The Nicest Place in Ohio: Columbiana
Two businessmen plow their money into a community theater that hires special-needs actors.
The Nicest Place in Wyoming: S. Chestnut St. in Casper
When snow falls, it's a race to the snowblowers to see who can do their neighbors' walks first. Everyone wins!
The Nicest Place in New Mexico: Las Cruces
How would your city respond if 1,600 asylum seekers were sent there? In Las Cruces, they were greeted with food,...
The Nicest Place in New York: Harding Park in the Bronx
Crimes of compassion are nothing new in this melting pot, where everyone gets along, no matter what part of the...
The Nicest Place in Indiana: Lafayette Transitional Housing Center in Lafayette
It started with a plastic bag and a need for a warm blanket. Now it's a movement that's making hundreds...
The Nicest Place in Oklahoma: Country Aire Estates in Broken Arrow
When our nominator traveled abroad, she returned home to find her lawn neatly mowed. That’s just how this neighborhood rolls.
The Nicest Place in North Dakota: Watford City
Newcomers discover that a population explosion couldn’t diminish just how friendly this town is, even after tragedy strikes.
The Nicest Place in Florida: The Villages
A community of senior citizens remember the young men and women serving overseas by sending them goody bags chock-full of...
The Nicest Place in Pennsylvania: Delta Pizza in Delta
The local pizzeria owner made sure his Amish neighbors never went hungry. When his restaurant burned down, they repaid the...
The Nicest Place in Kansas: Cedar House in Abilene
When this town helped women struggling with addiction get back on their feet, they repaid the favor.
The Nicest Place in Rhode Island: Maury Loontjens Memorial Library in Narragansett
As the people of this seaside town fight to save their library, the librarians go about their business, serving the...
The Nicest Place in Iowa: Lansing Iowa Food Trust in Lansing
People go hungry everywhere, every day. In this tiny town, help is here, and everyone pitches in, even guests.
The Nicest Place in South Carolina: Lake Trollingwood
A transplant to the south has found a home in a town that is so nice, she says, “It’s made...
The Nicest Place in Louisiana: Houma
A toe-tapping city welcomes everyone to dance their blues away.
The Nicest Place in Georgia: The Fugees Family in Clarkston
This non-traditional school uses soccer to help refugees learn, and it has a 100% college acceptance rate.
The Nicest Place in Tennessee: Franklin
To bring people together, this traditional Southern city embraces its past—both the good and the bad.
The Nicest Place in Hawaii: Ahuimanu
"Aloha" is a way of life on Hawaii, and this place truly embodies the spirit.
The Nicest Place in Utah: Springville
Every year, folk dancers and musicians from around the world come to this out-of-the-way town to strut their stuff, and...
The Nicest Place in Vermont: Barre City
Most people don’t want a drug treatment addict as a neighbor. In this town, they’re met with open arms.