Logan has been named a <a href=”http://livability.com/top-10/top-10-college-towns-2012/logan/ut” target=”_blank”>Top 10 College Town for 2012</a> by Livability.com, a national website that highlights more than 500 of America’s best places to live and visit.
The list is the third installment of an annual listing of America’s best college towns and includes communities where the identity of the city is both shaped by and complementary to the presence of its university, creating an environment enjoyable to all residents, whether they are enrolled in classes or not.
“College towns are appealing to all demographics because universities bring a host of quality of life amenities, such as arts and cultural activities, top-notch medical facilities, and nightlife, as well as economic development assets, such as research and development, continuing education and workforce training,” said John Hood, spokesman for Livability.com.
<a href=”http://e2.ma/click/gw62f/0vb6rc/sd8glb”></a> boasts the lowest cost of living on the list. Residents spend about 10 percent less than the rest of the nation on housing, groceries and clothing. That’s a great deal whether you’re considering courses at
<a href=”http://e2.ma/click/gw62f/0vb6rc/858glb”>Utah State University</a>
<a href=”http://e2.ma/click/gw62f/0vb6rc/858glb”></a> or looking to move your family. To make things even sweeter, Logan is an hour drive from four ski resorts and five hours from Yellowstone National Park.
Mountain biking, rock climbing and snow skiing are just some of the recreational
<a href=”http://e2.ma/click/gw62f/0vb6rc/oy9glb”></a> offered in Logan. Utah State offers a performing arts series each year at several on-campus venues including the Kent Concert Hall. The university’s Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art is also open to the public.
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1. College Station, TX
2. Oxford, MS
3. Logan, UT
4. Champaign, IL
5. Lawrence, KS
6. Corvallis, OR
7. Bloomington, IN
8. Athens, GA
9. Ann Arbor, MI
10. Blacksburg, VA