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Southwest Florida Town Makes List Of Most Neighborly Cities in America

Southwest Florida hospitality was put on display in the results of its fourth annual "Most Neighborly Cities in America" ranking. In fact, of the 25 towns on the list, only one Florida town made the rankings. And that one is a Southwest Florida town. According to the release "Based on factors such as charitable donations, volunteer work, and crime, this year's list reflects the core values of unity and neighborliness that make a city truly great." On top of the list of Most Neighborly Cities was Madison, Wisconsin. The study citied Madison's charity, volunteerism, and low crime. "We couldn't be happier that Madison has earned the title of America's most neighborly city. This recognition is a reflection of the warm, supportive and proactive community spirit that doesn't just reside in Madison but is the heartbeat of all of Wisconsin," said Wisconsin Tourism Secretary Anne Sayers. Second on the list is another cold weather town, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Perhaps the cold winters help neighbors form strong bonds. Third on the list is Colorado Springs, Colorado. But it's number 4 on the list where a Southwest Florida town is featured. Sarasota, Florida is number four on the rankings. According to Neighbor, "This picturesque seaside community has average temperatures of 72 degrees and 37 miles of shoreline. With year-round beach life calling many to The Sunshine State, Sarasota topped the list with the highest population change of all the top 25 cities – adding 3.4% new faces to the community between 2021 and 2022. " With such beaches as Lido Beach, and Siesta Key to visit, it's easy to be happy. But it's not just Sarasota, I find most of Southwest Florida to be very neighborly. I wouldn't trade the world for the neighbors I have in Estero. And before tham I loved living in Naples. Having great neighbors just makes everything better. [select-listicle listicle_id="386848" syndication_name="a-year-after-hurricane-ian-these-20-restaurants-are-open-on-fort-myers-beach" description="no"]

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