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Westport, IN

Like something out of a black and white movie, Westport is one of those classic American small towns with chivalry and good neighbors for miles and miles. Their generosity goes far beyond the borders of their own town, as during the vicious hurricane season, locals raised over $800 to donate to their neighbors on the coasts.

Unity Spiritual Center in Vero Beach, FL

A pinnacle of true selflessness, Unity Spiritual Center believes that nice people give of themselves to each other. So when...


Bellevue, IA

When you give to Bellevue, Bellevue gives back. A long-time resident and champion of the charities in town and across...


The Nicest Places in Every State in 2018

The nicest places in America embody kindness and cooperation: Locals help out neighbors and strangers alike—and newcomers are welcomed as...


Rochester, MN

"Minnesota Nice" is palpable everywhere you go in this small-but-cosmopolitan city. People travel from all over the world to be...

Walla Walla Community College in Walla Walla, WA

Students attend Walla Walla Community College to take classes, but the professors at Walla Walla will school you on kindness...


Arroyo Grande, CA

A town carved by sandy dunes and forest trails, Arroyo Grande is the perfect place for adventure and communities of...

Liberty, KY

Liberty and nice places? Apples to apples. This is a town where kindness and friendliness are as classic as their...


Raymond, MN

There's no shortage of civic activity in Raymond, where veterans are hailed as heroes and patriotism is at an all...


Seaside, OR

If big-city bustle with small-town heart is what you're searching for, look no further than the beach town of Seaside,...


Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale, AZ

Welcome to Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale, AZ, where "Respecting the Ridge" is much more than just a motto....